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Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf and Country Club

Hospitality // Hotel or Resort
Established in

About us

Nestled in 300 acres, including 50 acres of lakes, the 4 Star Slieve Russell Hotel encompasses 3 restaurants, 2 outstanding event rooms, award winning leisure centre, an immersive spa and Irelands only PGA golf course. 

We employ 385 employees over a number of departments including Food & Beverage, Front of House, Front Office, Accommodation, Golf, Spa, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR & Leisure.

We have received many achievements including Excellent Employer by Failte Ireland 2023, Investors in Diversity Bronze 2023, Menopause Workplace Finalist & Great Place to Work 2022, alongside Irish Hotel Federation Quality Employer award with a distinction in people and leadership Management and European Foundation Quality Management (EFQM) Gold Star Award.

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What employees say

Comments from our recent staff survey as below:

Great opportunities to progress career-wise always new courses available. 

There are a lot of benefits & perks -the pool, gym, discounts, staff housing, meals on duty. 

The commitment to professional growth with learning opportunities, mentorship programs, and development initiatives. 

Along with competitive compensation packages and a supportive work-life balance, it is an appealing choice looking to thrive in a progressive and inclusive workplace. 

We are looked after very well like one big family. People care about us! 

This is one of the best places I have ever worked by far.

Approachable leadership, work-life balance, recognition and rewards, open communication, employee wellness. 

Career growth, Communication, Fantastic Culture & Benefits. 

The People Support when required is always helpful & cooperative.

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Excellent performance is recognised in this organisation.

I'm proud to tell others I work here.

I feel I make a difference here.

There is a "family" or "team" feeling here.

I want to work here for a long time.

My line manager values my contribution.

What defines us

During a recent survey, our team described our company culture in the way we celebrate our people and how adaptive and innovative the company has become.

Empowerment and autonomy of our team are encouraged.

Feedback from our recent new starters described us settling in very well:

• I like everything - great hotel, excellent work, organisational processes, and good incentives for staff.

• There is a great atmosphere working here.

• It is great to work with a great team, who are interested in my career development.

• I really enjoy the environment here, everyone has been so welcoming.

• My onboarding here has been fantastic compared to another company.

Our People & Culture Ambassadors are the driving force and the voice of engagement among the team. Actively participating in all areas of engagement, to promote, courage and drive new initiative and incentives among the team.

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What inspires us

We love celebrating here at the Slieve Russell Hotel!

From those first-year anniversary, to our long service anniversaries - we enjoy it all!

Our People & Culture Ambassadors, Star of the Month and our Superstar Awards, recognising their contribution to the team.

Our active social club, encouraging staff morale outside of the company, encouraging team events, team building which promotes meeting new colleagues & friends.

Each year at the beginning of January, we host a 6-week Health & Wellbeing Incentive, encouraging fitness, medical checks. fantastic spa offers so our team can experience all facilities in the hotel, with a revitalized menu within our staff canteen available choosing those healthier options to kickstart the year.

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Career and jobs

Application tips

If you are interested in applying for a role with our team at the Slieve Russell Hotel we would be ideally looking for the below:

  • Excellent presentation and Appearance
  • Exceptional Customer service and communication skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Solid understanding of hotel operations and be able to work on your initiative.
  • Good command of the English Language 
  • Experience within a hotel setting 
  • Available midweek and weekends and flexible with working times and shifts

Our great workplace

At the Slieve Russell Hotel, our people are at the heart of our business. 

Our team is at the heart of our overall success.

Valuing our people at the forefront is evident in the high levels of service and experience for our guests during their time at the hotel.

We aim for our team to be trained to the highest level within customer service, tailored to deliver the best for our guest experience.

We place great attention on our recruitment, onboarding, learning & development as we Welcome New Starters to the Hotel. As a result of this, we have on offer over 50 learning, development & educational training courses across all departments for our team, to be the best and well-equipped within the industry.

Available Apprenticeships within Commis Chef or Electrician Positions. 

With supervisory & management courses available including our recently released Graduate & Trainee Management.

Orla Murphy
People & Culture HR Manager

Tel: +353499525131
01 678 8438
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