Travelodge is a constant growing chain of hotels and bars across the UK. They offer rooms at a great discount and are well known for their slogan “sleep tight”. Most roles within the company do not require you to have any experience when applying.
Travelodge application stage is quite simple, you can view and apply for vacancies on their website. They also often run “open interviews” via the job centre, for new stores which need all new staff. You will be required to fill out an application form for either of these two ways in which you can apply.
The interview stage is a 1:1 with a manager within the company, it’s quite a general run of the mill interview. It’s advised to take a copy of your CV along with you, to hand to your interviewer. You will be asked every question which was on their application form, the manager when asking you these questions, will write down and complete the application form again for their reference. Ensure that when you first fill out your application form the first time, it’s all correct and you know exactly what you have written on it.
Travelodge also run a management graduate scheme which has an annually intake, more information about this role and how to apply can be found on their website.
As a Travelodge employee you have the opportunity to access training to NVQ levels, and head towards management roles. They do focus on training up their original staff rather than recruiting new staff for their management roles.
The salary for general entry level roles like; receptionist, bar person, room cleaner will start off on national minimum wage, which is currently £6.08 for the age 22+. For a hotel manager, your salary would be between £13,235 and £36,082.
QuoteWe currently employ over 6,000 staff in the UK, Ireland and Spain and plan to open at least 29 hotels in 2011, creating over 600 new jobs. Our ambitious growth plans mean we are always looking for talented, innovative people to help us achieve our goals and share in our success.
We are a fast-paced and friendly company with great career paths open to people with the right attitude. You could choose a customer-facing role in one of our many hotel teams all over the country, or play a central role supporting our hotel operations. Whatever your role, we promise you’ll get the support and training you need to succeed.
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