A PLUSH hotel near Glasgow is set to create 50 jobs following a £15 million investment.

Crossbasket Castle Hotel in High Blantyre will create new jobs in the hospitality industry – as it looks to recruit the "best talent" to join its growing team.

The posh hotel has announced the new roles following a major multi-million pound expansion.

As part of it, the resort will launch its "highly anticipated" new offering this August, with an additional 40-bedroom hotel, two five-bedroom eco-friendly lodges, luxury spa and new destination restaurant opening to the public. 

The recruitment drive by the venue, which opened in 2016, has been launched to fill up vacancies across the business.

The hotel is currently recruiting for the following roles: 

  • Reception 
  • Host/hostess
  • Waiting staff
  • Event bar staff
  • Food runners
  • Kitchen porters
  • Day porters
  • Night porters
  • Housekeeping
  • Chefs
  • BOH porters
  • Spa therapist

Following the announcement of the new jobs, the hotel has said it will host a recruitment day on Thursday, April 18, from 3pm until 8pm.

Graeme Green, managing director at Crossbasket Castle, said: “There’s a huge amount of excitement building around the launch of our new offering at Crossbasket Hotel, and now, we’re looking for a world-class team of staff to help bring the vision for this iconic venue to life.

“We all know the challenges that the hospitality industry has faced over the past few years.

"That’s why we’re thrilled to be bringing new job opportunities to the sector and we want to hear from people who are passionate about delivering a top-tier service for our visitors.

“There will be training opportunities for people of all skill levels, and the chance to learn from some of the best in the business for those looking to forge a career in the industry. 

“We look forward to welcoming people to our upcoming open day, which will be the perfect chance for anyone interested, no matter their experience or background, to learn more about the exciting opportunities we have available.”