A WELL-KNOWN chain with York hotels is looking to fill 750 jobs across the country.

The jobs are a mix of full and part-time, offering flexible working hours for posts including receptionists, bar staff and managers.

Travelodge, which has five York hotels, said it is targeting parents wanting to return to work now that schools have reopened, with initiatives such as hours that match the school run.

The company, whose city hotels include York Central Micklegate, York Hull Road and York Tadcaster city hotels, says it also has head office jobs in marketing, sales and finance are also on offer.

Craig Bonnar, Travelodge chief executive, said: “There has never been a better time than now to join the UK hospitality sector – the career opportunities are endless.

“We need to fill 750 positions immediately and if you have passion, determination and a real desire to look after people then we will help you learn the rest.

“We operate a dedicated programme to help parents work around the school run, by offering jobs close to home and flexible working hours so that they can raise their family and keep one foot firmly on their career ladder too.”