Join our Team

One of the things that makes Douneside House special is our exceptional team who believe in the ethos of Douneside House and The MacRobert Trust. Our team are committed to ensuring we exceed expectations.

Available catering and hospitality jobs are listed below. If you would like to join our award winning team, and you meet the requirements for the available position, please send a covering note and your CV to - we'd be delighted to hear from you.

Chef de Partie

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in our three rosette restaurant

Douneside House is a really special place. Set in stunning surroundings in Royal Deeside, Douneside is the AA’s Hotel of the Year Scotland 2017/18 and has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes since 2016. Douneside is owned by The Macrobert Trust, a charitable Trust which exists to preserve the Trust’s estate (including Douneside House) and all profits are either reinvested into the estate or donated to charity. This means our objectives and ethos are very unique.

We believe that great hospitality starts with a great team. A team who enjoy their work, have a good work/life balance, have opportunities to learn new things, and are rewarded fairly for the work they do.

That's why we offer:

-5 extra days annual leave per year (than the statutory requirement)
-Paid overtime or time off in lieu for hours worked over contractual hours
-Income protection and life insurance protection
-Employee wellbeing programme (access to a range of services)
-Free access to our on-site Health Club
-Good quality accommodation (if required)

You’ll be joining a really passionate team that all work together to achieve our goals.

We are looking for a full time Chef de partie to join our team. Ideally you'll have a rosette background and have spent a good amount of time in your previous roles. You'll want to work with the finest ingredients and produce and have a love of fine dining.

Excellent further training and support is provided.

This is a permanent all year round position.

Annual Salary circa £24,500 depending on experience.

(If you have good, solid kitchen experience and an excellent work ethic but may be at a more junior or senior stage of your career than this position then get in touch and we can chat further about opportunities at Douneside).

  • Position Published: 10/05/2021

  • Duration: Permanent

  • Hours: 40

  • Days: 5 Days our of 7 - mixed shifts

  • Department: Kitchen

  • Contract Type: Full time