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Hotel’s job advert misses the mark seeking ‘slightly OCD’ staff

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A five-star hotel and wedding venue in Wales has come under fire for posting a job advert ‘seeking slightly OCD’ staff.

Fairyhill in the Gower, South Wales is a popular wedding and exclusive-use venue, tweeted an advert with a picture of disorganised cutlery and the caption: ‘Slightly OCD? We’d like to hear from you.’

The advert received backlash from social media users, with one replying to the advert saying: ‘OCD can increase vulnerability to suicide up to 10 times.’

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Speaking to the Metro, Ashley Fullwood of charity OCD-UK said Fairyhill did not mean to offend but ignorance is no excuse for ‘such a stigmatic and trivialising post’.

In response Fairyhill apologised and said no harm was meant. A new advert will now be released.

Fairyhill is an eight-bedroom luxury Georgian mansion set in 24 acres of grounds which reopened this month solely as a wedding and function venue.

The owners also own fellow Gower hotel Oldwalls.

 

 

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