Scottish island summer job up for grabs as Cafe Canna seeks staff

A dream job for anyone looking to experience Scottish island life this summer is now up for grabs.

Published 1st Jun 2021
Updated 1 st Jun 2021

The owner of Tighard Guest House and Cafe Canna, which are located on the Isle of Canna, is looking for staff to join both businesses this summer.

Canna is in the Small Isles off Skye, and is usually a tourist hot spot - something that the owner of the Tighard Guest House are anticipating this summer as we are all advised to holiday at home.

They are looking to expand the team at the guest house and cafe, as they have have explained via a Facebook post.

They wrote: "Fancy spending summer on Canna? Tighard Guest House and Cafe Canna are looking for someone to work part-time/adhoc in both businesses.

"Hospitality and housekeeping experience desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

"A can-do attitude, eye for detail and a willingness to get stuck in essential!"

The job advert promises competitive rates of pay and accommodation plus an immediate start date.

Tighard Guest House, meaning high house in Gaelic, is an Edwardian house built by the Thom family around 1904.

The house, which overlooks the harbour with Rum and Sanday in the distance, has three guest rooms and many original features as well as extensive grounds.

Cafe Canna, where the successful applicant will also work, is an award-winning licensed cafe and restaurant on the island.

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On the menu there's fresh, local seafood and game, and visitors can look forward to breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as drinks from the bar.

Interested in the job? Get in touch for more details

Picture: Cafe Canna Facebook

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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