Join the Crew

Being part of the crew at Portavadie, Loch Fyne, is something quite special. The best in the business work here and we are always on the lookout for more like-minded people to join us. 

We recognise that people are the lifeblood of our business and we are committed to providing career development opportunities and a great working environment, including top-of-the-range staff accommodation. But don’t just take our word for it – we are listed in the ‘Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2015, UK’.

If you think you fit the bill, send an email to with indicating which role or roles you are interested in.

Learning and Career pathways



We are currently looking for Superstars to support our growth in a number of areas. Our team are our greatest asset and of course we know that it's not just a job in hospitality, we are all about having fun and of course training and development opportunities. We also offer a range of benefits including free membership (subject to contract type) of our stunning Leisure Experience, a range of affordable staff accommodation for those looking to relocate and a range of on site discounts, not to mention our own Club Fyne which organises days out and activities.

Below are our current vacancies:  


Spa Therapist

£13.20 per hour plus commission
To carry out all treatments in line with industry standards. To ensure that guests receive friendly efficient, professional care which exceeds expectation. To assist in the maximization of revenue th

Seasonal or Permanent Night Porter

£12.20 per hour
Passionate about looking after guests and an eye for detail?

Hospitality Graduates 1 and 2 year options

£12.20 per hour (minimum of 40 hours)
Fixed term 1 or 2 year graduate programmes

Seasonal Leisure Assistant

£6.40 - £12 per hour (can be discussed depen
We have a fantastic opportunity to work in our Leisure team

fyne life

Crew Update - Real Living Wage FAQ March 2024

 KEY POINTS AND INFORMATION  ·         Cost of living up, wages growing, utility costs including electricity and power up by 25% from November 2023. Pressure on businesses are global not just here at Port
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Young Person’s Guarantee

Portavadie is proud to commit to the Young Person’s Guarantee and join employers across Scotland in creating the best opportunities we can for young people. As an organisation, we believe that investing in youn
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Crew Meeting Friday 24th February

  KEY POINTS FACT SHEET·         Cost of living up, wages growing – pressure on business is global not just here at Portavadie.·         We have a collective
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For this instalment of Portavadie life we touched base with two of our new crew members, Jamie and Alex, to discuss how they’re settling in and what they’ve enjoyed so far whilst working here.I’ll start with yourself Jamie what made you want to come to Portavadie?J
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Crew Support - Looking after our Mojo’s

 Coming back and reopening is exciting, meeting up, sharing story's and making new ones are on the horizon! However it's also quite daunting for some if not all. Brian Costello of Headstrong Minds, brought to you by Wild About Argyll shares a series of videos designed to c
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Crew Pool and Gym Access from Monday 21st September

Hi Crew  We are delighted to advise that after a soft opening to onsite residents with our new poolside operating system and pre-booking software we are now in a great position to open up access to the pool,  you can start enjoying this from Monday 21st September, ema
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Tilly and Diana's Portavadie Experience (so far!)

We caught up with two of our new superstars this week, Tilly and Diana, here's what they had to say about their time at Portavadie so far. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role...Tilly: I am the new Restaurant Manager at Portavadie. I have been work
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Award Winning Portavadie

 It’s official, Portavadie, Loch Fyne is Scotland’s Best Accommodation Provider. Our unique destination, on the west coast of Argyll, was among those named best in the business at Scotland’s biggest tourism award nights, the Thistle Awards on Thursday 15 March 2018,
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Team Appreciation Week Luxury Apartment Win!

You’ve probably seen on @portavadiecareers social media about Team Appreciation week. Well if you haven’t I’ll quickly explain. It happens one week annually, usually in May as we are likely to have good weather here in Scotland and before the busy summer, as the whole point is t
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The Crew Board Loch Lomond Seaplane

All aboard the seaplane! Following from @portavadiecareers raffle, 9 team members won the opportunity to experience Loch Lomond Seaplane. The Careers & Events team organised breakfast, pack lunches and their travel to Loch Lomond from Portavadie.Raul was the designated driver, while th
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Sam's Portavadie Work Experience!

Hello, my name is Sam and over the last week I was given the opportunity to spend my work experience at Portavadie. Whilst here I worked with the Grounds Manager, Richard. During my time at Portavadie I was able to learn more about the people who work there, the kind of careers available, and mor
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Celebrating the Portavadie Crew with a week of fun activities!

Team Appreciation Week 2019! Every year the Senior Team pull together to create Team Appreciation Week. Each day we did something for the Crew: Motivational MondayMonday we started in the morning with a BoxFit clas
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South of Spain to West Coast Scotland - Cristina and Gloria's Experience!

This week we asked our two new team members from the Food and Beverage team to tell us about their experience so far at Portavadie. I would like to introduce Cristina and Gloria, twin sisters from Murcia, Spain. They were living in Glasgow and then moved to the West Coast of Scotland to experienc
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Portavadie Staff Raffle - Staff Benefits

Team Portavadie want to say thank you to our long serving team members (1 years+ continuous service)!We have managed to gather 13 incredible prizes to give the gift of an unforgettable experience to our team:Our prizes will definitely get you #WildAboutArgyll4x B&B s
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Meet our New Culinary Team Members!

A warm welcome to our new members joining the Portavadie kitchen team! We met; Gail, Harry and Ash to discuss how they are adjusting to their Portavadie Experience. We asked them where they have relocated from and then some questions regarding the workplace, have a look... Gai
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Accelerated Leadership Program

The accelerated leadership course commenced on Friday 30th March 2018.Portavadie Management Team poured into the Revie Suite eager to start their first module - the finance module. Well, poured may be an exaggeration, as Finance was probably many of the Team’s least favourite module.
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Best Marina 2018 - SOLA Awards

Some of Team Portavadie headed for Glasgow on Friday to attend the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Awards, held at the beautiful Marriott Hotel. It was a great night filled with entertainment, celebrating achievements, good food, and even better company - we shared a table with Cameron House.The
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Club Fyne Left The Loch and Headed For The Glen!

Skiing is a huge passion of mine, and I am forever encouraging people to at least try it! This is why during my first few months of my graduate placement I thought WHY NOT take the team to Glen Coe for a day out, and
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Portavadie Take On Quadmania

26.08.18Club Fyne is Portavadie's social hub for our employees. It includes days out from the workplace for the staff to get to know and socialise with each other outside of work, as well as for them to get to know the local area and what activities our guests can do when they are visiting
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Meet the Leadership crew 


Sous ChefDamien Mlynarczyk
Sous Chef Irek Mlynarczyk
Executive ChefLiam Murphy
Junior Sous ChefMadhumitha Krishnasamy

Guest Services

Assistant Housekeeping ManagerIone Stock
Housekeeping ManagerLorna Wilson

Facilities and Marina

Marina and Facilities ManagerCraig Cochran
Assistant Marina & Facilities ManagerJoshua Dadd

Spa and Leisure

Spa and Leisure ManagerAvril Vernon
Assistant Spa and Leisure ManagerSam Magog


Assistant Operations Manager Pavan Narayana
Operations ManagerRaul Herrera Dugo
Hospitality ManagerVegash Thiruchelvam

Resort Support

Projects ManagerAbbie Ewart
Accounts ManagerFlori Sandulescu
Managing DirectorIain Jurgensen
People and Culture Manager Kiki Kugananthan