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Seasonal Job vacancy: Site Cleaning Couple

Park Name: Springhill Farm Caravan & Camping Park
Location: Seahouses

Park description:

Surrounded by countryside with a sweep of incredible sea views towards the Farne Islands, Bamburgh Castle and with the Cheviot Hills as a backdrop, Springhill Farm is home to the finest collection of holiday accommodation on the superb Northumberland heritage coastline of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Job Vacancy: Site Cleaning Couple

Seasonal Cleaning Couple Required

Seasonal cleaning couple required at Springhill Farm Holiday Accommodation, Seahouses, Northumberland.

Our accommodation comprises of self-catering holiday cottages, bunkhouse, wigwams, hides and caravan and camping site.

Immediate start required through to end September 2016 – may be extended through to October.

The position entails:

• Cleaning of accommodation and communal areas on site
• You will be requires to work 6 days per week during peak seasons
• You will be required to work every weekend and Bank Holidays throughout the term of your contract
• Hardstanding touring pitch, site fees, electricity, on site washing facilities, laundry facilities and Wi-Fi are provided free on site
• Your own caravan/motorhome is required

The position offers an hourly rate of £8.50 per hour with a minimum weekly salary of £120 per couple.


Please email CVs including experience, photo and why you would be suitable for this role to sarahgregory@springhill-farm.co.uk

www.springhill-farm.co.uk
Springhill Farm
Seahouses
Northumberland
NE68 7UR
01665721820

Hardstanding touring pitch, site fees, electricity, on site washing facilities, laundry facilities and Wi-Fi are provided free on site. Your own caravan/motorhome is required.

Ad posted to: 20/Mar/2017 Salary: £8.50/£120
Email: sarahgregory@springhill-farm.co.uk Phone: 01665721820
Contract type: Seasonal

Permanent Job vacancy: wardens

Park Name: high moor farm park
Location: harrogate,north yorkshire

Park description:

5 star park set on the edge of the yorkshire dales four miles west harrogate on site we have a shop bar golf course bowling green fishing lake in door heated swimming pool
159 holiday homes & 200 touring pitches

Job Vacancy: wardens

the park is on the edge of the yorkshire dales
we have 159 statics & 200 tourers we have bar swimming pool games room toilet blocks
duties include
warden
daily remove & replace security post, lock & unlock laundry room. remove swimming pool cover work as directed by the park manager which could include any or all of the following. rubbish collection, trip outs. gas deliveries . general site maintenance, grass cutting ,tree trimming, strimming and hedge cutting.
glass collection at the weekends and some nights in week at busy times.
assist in general car and attention of park & customers.
warden spouse
work as and when needed which could include cleaning bar & toilets shop work office work booking customers in and out

accommodation provided the incumbents will be responsible for the council tax and gas no smoking
no pets leave as you find this is 2 bedroom mobile home
one day off per week unless exceptional circumstance prevail.
in the addition warden will receive six weeks paid holiday . this will be worked out pro rate if the season has commenced. (2 weeks will be over christmas & new year
wardens wife will be paid hourly no holiday pay due to the nature of this position it would not be suitable for candidates with dependents
the wardens job would be all year wardens wife just the season

Ad posted to: 18/Mar/2017 Salary: above minmium wage
Email: highmoorfarmpark@btconnect.com
Contract type: Permanent

Seasonal Job vacancy: Full Time Warden Couple

Park Name: Muston Grange Caravan Park
Location: Filey,North Yorkshire

Park description:

A quiet and select caravan park on the outskirts of Filey, offering a family friendly environment within walking distance of Filey beach & town. Presently with 244 fully serviced touring pitches and a new holiday home development for 2017 of 20 static caravans.

Job Vacancy: Full Time Warden Couple

We are looking for an enthusiastic couple to work as full time live-in wardens for the 2017 season. The ideal couple must be friendly, in good health, hard working and be well presented. Your shared skills will need to include good administration & customer communication, have a positive attitude & a flexible approach and be able to work using your own initiative, as well as working under guidance/ instruction from the park manager. A good sense of humour is a favourable bonus........ The role includes:- - Reception work : working with a computerized booking system, answering telephone & email enquires, taking bookings, meeting & greeting new arrivals, dealing with customer queries, booking-in, record keeping and selling gas & other shop products. - Daily cleaning of shower / toilet blocks, wash up area, laundrette, waste disposal points, and garbage areas. - Maintenance : Ground work – including grass cutting using park machinery, hedge trimming, strimming, and keeping grounds clean & tidy. General work - various repairs & maintenance, assisting in park projects and minor DIY including joinery, basic plumbing, painting and general.
Working hours will vary depending upon the time of year and business requirements but will include dealing with late night arrivals and evening safety rounds during the touring season.
Interested parties should please respond by email attaching current CVs, including referances and a recent photograph would be appreciated if possible. Sorry no children or dogs.

Accommodation provided, in the form of a 2 bedroom bungalow on site, with all costs included..

Starting date: 1st March 2017

Ad posted to: 15/Mar/2017 Salary: TBN
Email: bellelliot@btconnect.com
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Assistant Manager

Park Name: Cote Ghyll
Location: Northallerton,North Yorkshire

Park description:

Cote Ghyll Caravan Park, Osmotherley, North Yorkshire is a 5 star holiday park which includes a holiday cottage, 3 Static caravans for hire, 15 privately owned statics, 100 touring pitches shared by seasonal caravans, touring caravans, motorhomes and tents and Cote Ghyll Mill (Youth Hostel).

Job Vacancy: Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager (couple or single person) for Youth Hostel/bunk barn required Spring 2017. Must be 'hands on', cheerful, confident, enthusiastic & physically fit.
Located on our picturesque 5* Holiday Park in North York Moors.
Working with a friendly team, the job(s):
Reception duties/office computer work /welcoming guests
Housekeeping – to maintain our excellent cleanliness standards.
Catering – preparing & serving a range of meals.
Training can be given.
Must be happy to take responsibility in the Managers absence, have good customer care skills & be prepared to work mornings, evenings & weekends.
This is a full time role for a single person (5 days/ week - salary £16-£17,500pa pro rata) or part time for a couple (min 24/hrs/week for partner or hours can be shared more equally). This is Seasonal positions (or possibly longer).

Basic 'live in' accommodation available or pitch for tourer (inc gas and electric) provided.

Ad posted to: 01/Mar/2017 Salary: £16-£17,500pa pro rata for deputy manager
Email: hillfamily123@outlook.com
Contract type: Seasonal

Permanent Job vacancy: Maintenance Foreman

Park Name: Woodland Lakes Lodges
Location: Thirsk,North Yorkshire

Park description:

Woodland Lakes Lodges is a 5* holiday park, a luxurious retreat set around tranquil fishing lakes in a relaxed and picturesque setting close to the city of York. Perfect for the whole family to unwind and explore the wealth of lush countryside, quaint market towns and treasure troves of historic gems.

Job Vacancy: Maintenance Foreman

General site maintenance including: grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting, rubbish collection and other tasks to keep the park presentable. General repairs inside the lodges
You will also be required to complete daily tasks such a Hot tubs maintenance (Training will be provided if necessary) as well as dealing with late check-ins and out of hours emergency calls.

Pay
Period of employment Permanent
Salary: TBC
Hours of work 37.5 per week.
Accommodation on site could be provided if required.

General
The successful candidates will demonstrate an enthusiastic, pro-active and problem solving approach to the job. They will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to manage customer expectations efficiently, be flexible, focused, self-motivated and be effective at time management and organisation. Bank Holiday and weekend working will be required, including unsociable hours.

As above

Ad posted to: 24/Feb/2017 Salary: TBC
Email: chelsea.leigh@investors-in-leisure.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent

Permanent Job vacancy: Sales Consultant

Park Name: Solway Holiday Village
Location: Wigton,Cumbria

Park description:

Situated in Cumbria, one of the most beautiful corners of England, Solway Holiday Village offers you the perfect setting for your family holiday, and is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and Gretna Green.
There is something for everyone, with the emphasis on family fun. There are good facilities, including a fabulous heated indoor pool, entertainment complex, all-weather sports facilities and beautiful parkland covering over 130 acres.

Job Vacancy: Sales Consultant

Solway Holiday village has recently embarked on a 5 year improvement programme and this has created an excellent opportunity for a target driven Sales Consultant.

Reporting to the General Manager but largely working on your own initiative, this key role offers uncapped earning potential for a productive and self motivated Consultant.

Ideally you will have at least 2 years direct holiday home sales experience and be sales trained although applicants from car,house or leisure sales environments will be considered. All applicants will need to prove sales experience at interview.

You should be a confident communicator who is able to:
Self generate leads.
Advertise in the right areas.
Keep accurate and up to date lead information.
Build productive relationships with existing owners and holiday makers.
Organise and attend events.
Provide first class after sales service.
Have great administration skills.

Most importantly you should know that every phone call or enquiry is valuable and should be explored to the full potential.

If this sounds like you then you could earn a £ 20,000 basic salary, commission on each sale and bonuses for hitting incremental targets throughout the year. First year OTE should be in the region of £ 35k-40k.

Caravan accommodation may be available for the right candidate and employment opportunities are available for spouse / partner.

Please only apply with full CV.
All applications will be treated with strict confidence.

Ad posted to: 09/Mar/2017 Salary: Basic £ 20k + comms & bonuses
Email: julian@hagansleisure.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent

Permanent Job vacancy: Chef

Park Name: Solway Holiday Village
Location: Wigton,Cumbria

Park description:

Situated in Cumbria, one of the most beautiful corners of England, Solway Holiday Village offers you the perfect setting for your family holiday, and is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and Gretna Green.
There is something for everyone, with the emphasis on family fun. There are good facilities, including a fabulous heated indoor pool, entertainment complex, all-weather sports facilities and beautiful parkland covering over 130 acres.

Job Vacancy: Chef

An experienced Chef is required to join our team at Solway Holiday Village.

Preparing food from our regular menu and creating a specials menu, this position would suit a Chef with great presentation skills and a focus on excellent hygiene.

Reporting to our Food & Beverage Manager but taking control of the kitchen, the ideal candidate will be confident during busy times and ensure that each meal presented to our customers is of the same high quality.

Working from our well equipped kitchen, the Chef will prepare meals to be served in our Bar and small Bistro.

Essential for this position :

Proven experience in a similar role
Food hygiene certificates
Qualifications preferred
Clear DBS check

Caravan accommodation is available and employment opportunities are available for spouse / partner.

Applications must include a full CV.

Caravan, small charge.

Ad posted to: 09/Mar/2017 Salary: Dep on experience
Email: julian@hagansleisure.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent

Permanent Job vacancy: Bars Manager

Park Name: Solway Holiday Village
Location: Wigton,Cumbria

Park description:

Situated in Cumbria, one of the most beautiful corners of England, Solway Holiday Village offers you the perfect setting for your family holiday, and is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and Gretna Green.
There is something for everyone, with the emphasis on family fun. There are good facilities, including a fabulous heated indoor pool, entertainment complex, all-weather sports facilities and beautiful parkland covering over 130 acres.

Job Vacancy: Bars Manager

Solway Holiday Village is a busy family holiday park located in Silloth-on-Solway just a stones throw from the Lake District.

We require an experienced Bars Manager or strong assistant with a proven track record of managing/supervising a busy F&B environment looking for the next step in your career.

Duties will include :

Managing all aspects of 2 x bars, kitchen and small Bistro.
Creating a warm, friendly and fun environment for our guests.
Striving to constantly improve standards of customer service and hygiene.
Minimising waste through constant training of your team.
Retaining custom and attracting new custom.
Reviewing department performance regularly with the General Manager and acting on agreed targets.
Working in all areas of the department including bars,kitchen,cellar,floor and office.
Cash management, stock control, gross profit, department wages.
Team recruitment, compiling rotas, team training, appraisals.
Managing the Health and Safety in your department.
Liaising with entertainers, acts and contractors.

Essential :

Minimum 2 years management / supervisory experience gained in a similar role. Must have F&B experience.
A focus on great customer service & hygiene.
Food hygiene certification.
Cellar experience.
Knowledge of licencing laws.
High standards of personal presentation.
Good numerical and communication skills.
Clear disclosure check.

Advantageous :

Personal Licence.
Holiday Park experience / knowledge.
Knowledge of entertainment industry.

Benefits :

£ 23-25k per annum depending on experience
Annual performance related bonus.
Caravan accommodation , small charge.
Employment opportunities for spouse/partner.
Immediate start available.

Applications will only be considered if accompanied by a full CV and covering letter.

Ad posted to: 09/Mar/2017 Salary: £ 23-25k
Email: julian@hagansleisure.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent

Seasonal Job vacancy: Cleaning couple / Assistant wardens required

Park Name: Serenity Camping
Location: Hinderwell,North Yorkshire

Park description:

A small and quiet touring and camping park set close to the stunning coastline of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Ideally located for Whitby, Staithes, Runswick Bay and the North York Moors.

Pubs, Bistro's shops and butchers all very close by in our lovely Yorkshire village.

Job Vacancy: Cleaning couple / Assistant wardens required

We are a small but very popular campsite set a few minutes walk away from the stunning north Yorkshire coastline, and just 8 miles north of the beautiful coastal town of Whitby.

We cater for both tourers and tents, as well as providing a variety of self-catering glamping options on site, and require a fit, enthusiastic and preferably experienced couple to join our small and friendly team to contribute towards the upkeep of our lovely campsite.

You will be required to work 3 hours a day, 4 days a week Monday to Friday, with two mid-week on call evenings. Main duties will be the cleaning and upkeep of our facilities and rental accommodation, together with some office and garden maintenance if required.

Any additional hours will be paid at £7.50 per hour.

Applicants must have their own unit ( grass pitch with gas/electric etc provided), and demonstrate excellent customer service skills,and take pride in their work carried out on site.

Ad posted to: 09/Mar/2017 Salary: Exchange & £7.50 ph additional hours
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Warden Couple

Park Name: Serenity Camping
Location: Hinderwell,North Yorkshire

Park description:

A small and quiet touring and camping park set close to the stunning coastline of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Ideally located for Whitby, Staithes, Runswick Bay and the North York Moors.

Pubs, Bistro's shops and butchers all very close by in our lovely Yorkshire village.

Job Vacancy: Warden Couple

Warden Couple Required – March to November 2017.

We are a small but very popular campsite set a few minutes’ walk away from the stunning north Yorkshire coastline, and just 8 miles north of the beautiful coastal town of Whitby.

We cater for both tourers and tents, as well as providing a variety of self-catering glamping options on site, and require a fit, enthusiastic and preferably experienced couple to join our small and friendly team to contribute towards the daily management of our lovely campsite.

Applicants must have their own unit (Fully serviced hard standing pitch with gas/electric etc provided), and demonstrate excellent customer service skills, together with a ‘can do’ attitude to the role, and be able to work well as members of a team and with the general public. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent camping experience for our customers, and this is reflected in our on line reviews.

The dual role will cover all aspects of campsite management, including the office & administration, general maintenance, customer service, cleaning, gardening, and grounds maintenance. Full training will be provided.

You would work 3 days per week, with three on call overnights where you would be off duty but one person would be asked to be on site in case of emergencies and to do the end of the day ‘quiet time’ walk around the site. Any additional hours during busy periods would be paid at £7.50 ph per person, and by agreement with the couple and ourselves. When you are not on the day or overnight rota your free time is completely your own to enjoy the lovely local area.

Large & enclosed hardstanding pitch with private water and drainage points.

10amp electric and Calor gas included.

Ad posted to: 09/Mar/2017 Salary: £1000 per couple per month
Email: serenitycamping@hotmail.co.uk Phone: 07730133068
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Bar & Restaurant couple required

Park Name: Park Cliffe Camping & Caravan Estate, Windermere
Location: Windermere,Cumbria

Park description:

The winner of many top-quality awards, Park Cliffe is set in 25 acres of picture-postcard countryside above the eastern shores of Windermere with sweeping views across the lake. Yet family-owned Park Cliffe is only a short drive from the M6, putting it within easy reach of many major towns and cities in northern England.

Park Cliffe can accommodate tourers & tents, offers camping pod and caravan holiday home accommodation and has a separate area of privately owned holiday homes and lodges.

Job Vacancy: Bar & Restaurant couple required

We are seeking an experienced, motivated and hard working couple to supervise the running of our busy restaurant, bar and shop for the 2017 season. Accountable to the park manager, you must be able to work under pressure using your own initiative but also as part of a team. You will be responsible for ensuring guests receive excellent customer focused service, cash handling and end of day closures.

Duties will include:
Greeting customers
Taking customer orders and dealing with enquiries on menus in a knowledgeable and friendly manner
Serving drinks/snacks/meals to guests in an efficient manner.
Ensuring preparation of crockery/cutlery/glassware/condiments etc for service
Replenishing and maintaining stock levels in the bar/restaurant/shop
Maintaining cleanliness in the bar, restaurant and shop areas at all times
Accepting payments and operating the tills
Induction of new staff and further developing the training and skills of others
Ensuring high standards are maintained through excellent team communication and motivation.

The ideal candidates will have excellent communication and a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service. A professional and friendly demeanour is critical as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Experience gained in a similar role where very high standards of customer service are required, experience as a supervisor coaching and developing other team members is highly advantageous.

May also suit warden couple with experience of working in an onsite bar & restaurant.

A personal licence holder and cellar management experience desirable.

Season length is March – mid November 2017
Required to work weekends (Fri/Sat/Sun) all season plus full time, 2 weeks over Easter, Spring Bank week (end of May) to mid September and October half term week.
Ability to work flexibly including evenings and weekends. May work opposite shifts but have days off together.

Additional work during the times when you just work weekends may be available, ie assisting with housekeeping/cleaning.

Free accommodation available in a one bedroom lodge. Use of laundrette included, free wifi. Meals at half price in the restaurant when off duty.

Ad posted to: 05/Mar/2017 Salary: TBC
Email: jobs@parkcliffe.co.uk Phone: 015395 31344
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Bar / On Call Attendant

Park Name: Waterfoot Caravan Park
Location: Penrith,Cumbria

Park description:

Waterfoot Park, is located within the Lake District National Park. Nestled in the grounds of a Georgian mansion overlooking Ullswater and just a short walk from the Ullswater 'Steamers' Pier, the Park is an idyllic location for touring, self catering Wigwams and holiday homes. A perfect location for those that enjoy walking, cycling, watersports, outdoor activities and heritage.

Job Vacancy: Bar / On Call Attendant

We are a 5 star Touring and private holiday home park located within the Lake District National Park. Nestled in the grounds of a Georgian Mansion overlooking Ullswater. A perfect location providing an ideal holiday base for privately owned Holiday Homes, self-catering Cottages/Wigwams and touring pitches. The park season is 1st March until 14th November
We are looking for seasonal staff to complete our 2017 team. Successful candidate/s should have a high level of customer service, hardworking, outgoing, enthusiastic, trustworthy, well presented and reliable with knowledge of working on a 5 star holiday park desirable but not essential. Weekend and Bank Holiday work expected.

Duties to include:-


Park Warden on call
This role would suit someone willing to offer on call duties on a rota of 4 nights a week. Key tasks being to show late touring, cottage and wigwam customer to their pitch or accommodation and various site checks up to 2300hrs reporting to site Manager with any issues etc.

Bar Attendant
The Mansion houses a social space used by our holiday home, touring, cottage and wigwam customers. We have a licenced coffee/ bar lounge which is open every Friday & Saturday evening and Sunday late afternoon early evening throughout the season with extended opening hours during school holidays over 5 nights etc. Guaranteed 22 hours per week during the season and during school holiday hours will increase to 33 hours per week with 2 days off together.

The above roles can be combined to make suitable for couple on a part time basis, Static Holiday Home can be provided for season.
We operate a No Smoking policy whilst at work.
Hourly rate to be confirmed. Closing date for above 20th February to apply in the first instance please send your CV and covering letter by post to or email to bookings@waterfootpark.co.uk

2 bed static Holiday Home

Ad posted to: 02/Mar/2017 Salary: TBC
Email: bookings@waterfootpark.co.uk
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Seasonal Wardens

Park Name: Fir Tree Park
Location: Bridlington,East Yorkshire

Park description:

Situated in unspoilt countryside on the North side of Bridlington, Fir Tree's superb location enables our owners and visitors to discover the wealth of attractions, which are literally a stone’s throw from the park.

The park has its own Leisure Centre including an Indoor heated Swimming Pool, Games Arcade and an inviting Bar Complex which has an adults only Lounge Bar and a modern Family Lounge which has live entertainment throughout the summer season.   There are also comfortable spacious conservatories for you to simply relax in. other facilities include a Children`s playground, Mini market and Launderette.

Job Vacancy: Seasonal Wardens

An exciting opportunity for a couple looking to work on a large Park with privately owned static caravans and seasonal touring pitches.

We are looking to recruit a couple as Park Wardens for 2017 Season. The successful candidates should possess a high level of customer care and have the ability to work as part of a committed, demonstrating a fully hands on approach.

Duties to include; maintaining the high standards of the Park by grasscutting, strimming, litter picking, rubbish collection and other tasks to ensure that the grounds are kept clean and tidy; cleaning of toilet and shower blocks,bar complex and other park facilities; evenings on call; siting of static caravan; general repairs and maintenance to include basic electrical and plumbing work; occasional reception and shop duties, cash handling and general administration; dealing with customer enquiries; liaising with Park Management; and any other tasks involved in assisting in the day to day running of the Park.

Days worked over 6 days per week to include weekends and Bank Holidays. Will also include evenings on call.

We are offering an attractive package including salary together with bonuses and accommodation and utilities.

These positions would suit couples without dependents.

Positions run from March to the end of October.

To apply, please forward a copy of current CV's.

A current driving licence is essential.

A two bedroom lodge is provided as accommodation.

Ad posted to: 01/Mar/2017 Salary: TBC
Email: recruitment@flowerofmay.com
Contract type: Seasonal

Seasonal Job vacancy: Seasonal Wardens 2017

Park Name: Flower of May Holiday Park
Location: Scarborough,North Yorkshire

Park description:

Widely acclaimed as one of the best privately owned holiday parks in the country, the Flower of May is constantly modernised to provide the most comprehensive facilities.

We’re right on the coast between Scarborough and Filey.

Set in glorious open countryside where the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds roll down to the Sea.

Job Vacancy: Seasonal Wardens 2017

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and practical couple to work as Wardens for the 2017 Season.

Duties will include siting tent and tourer arrivals, cleaning and other tasks involved in the day to day running of a park. Groundwork and gardening together with maintenance and repairs are an integral part of this role. Other tasks such as gas deliveries and out of hours check in. Cleaning of park facilities to a high standard. There may also be other duties required within Park facilities. Evenings on call will involve late patrol of the park.

One person would be required to work in the Bar on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Successful candidates should possess a high level of customer care. A clean, current driving licence is essential.

Hours worked five days out of seven to include weekends and Bank Holidays. Will also include evenings on call.

We are offering an attractive package including salary together with bonuses and accommodation.

These positions would suit a couple without dependents.

To apply, please forward a copy of current CV's and quote 'FOM17' with application.

Accommodation together with utilities is provided.

Ad posted to: 01/Mar/2017 Salary: TBC
Email: recruitment@flowerofmay.com
Contract type: Seasonal

Permanent Job vacancy: Holiday Sales Manager

Park Name: Head Office
Location: Lancaster,Lancashire

Park description:

Verdant Leisure is a boutique holiday park operator offering self-catering holidays and holiday home ownership in some of the UK’s most picturesque spots across Scotland, Northumberland and County Durham.

Job Vacancy: Holiday Sales Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time Holiday Sales Manager based at our Head Office in Lancaster.

Reporting to the Group Marketing Manager, and responsible for a team of four, you will provide comprehensive day-to-day Holiday Sales support to all company parks covering all aspects of holiday sales.
You will oversee and manage the call centre department, maximising occupancy and revenue to increase the overall hire business each year and be responsible for the accuracy of holiday bookings administration, accommodation set up and tariffs, liaising with booking agents, managing existing and implementing new booking processes, collating weekly and monthly holiday sales reports.

The main duties include but are not limited to:
Team Management:
• Manage the day to day operation of the Head Office Call Centre team ensuring that the company’s procedures are adhered to at all times;
• Ensure that all team members are trained, and provide support and assistance where required on telephone principles, sales techniques and the company’s booking systems;
• Develop an effective team through communication, motivation and guidance and display effective leadership, enforcing discipline where required;
Holiday Sales:
• Ensure that all administration relating to holiday bookings including booking assignment, processing payments, sending regular customer communication and chasing outstanding holiday balances is complete and adheres the company standards;
• Ensure that all customers receive the correct information on our products and services and receive outstanding customer service at all times;
• Handle any complex holiday enquiries;
• Act as the main point of contact for the parks, assisting with general enquiries relating to holiday sales, hire accommodation repairs and hire pitch changes.
Revenue:
• Forecast and analyse data against budget;
• Drive sales forward to ensure that all targets are met or exceeded;
• Understand the competitive market. Review occupancy daily and ensure that offers and discounts are used to best effect to maximise sales;

Person specification:
• Experience of working in a similar role/environment;
• Understanding of the travel market (within the holiday park industry preferably);
• Demonstrable capacity to multi task and work under pressure, and to strict deadlines;
• Ability to maintain high levels of enthusiasm in a fast-paced environment;
• Strong understanding of revenue, sales and negotiation;
• High level of business acumen;
• Possesses a full UK driving licence;
• Excellent IT skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
• Demonstrable experience in staff supervision training and time management;
• Effective communication skills (verbal and written);
• Excellent leadership skills.
The successful candidate will be:
• Enthusiastic, pro-active and dedicated;
• Organised and methodical.

This is a hands-on role in an environment that requires service delivery seven days a week, including Bank Holidays, normally between the hours of 8.30am and 8.00pm. The hours of work will be 37.5 hours a week, five days out of seven, and will include week-ends and Bank Holidays. The salary for this role will be £22,000 to £25,000 per annum, depending on experience.

The successful Holiday Sales Manager will be joining us at an exciting time as the business goes through a period of expansion with two recent park acquisitions, and more to follow.
In addition to offering a competitive salary, we provide an employee benefits package which includes: friends & family discounts, reduced standby rates on park breaks, childcare vouchers and ongoing training & development opportunities.

Verdant Leisure is a boutique holiday park operator offering self-catering holidays and holiday home ownership in some of the UK’s most picturesque spots across Scotland, Northumberland and County Durham.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Ad posted to: 24/Feb/2017 Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
Email: jobs@verdantleisure.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent

Permanent Job vacancy: Groundworker

Park Name: Hill of Oaks
Location: Windermere,Cumbria

Park description:

This Five Star Visit England, David Bellamy Gold & AA 5 Pennant Park nestles on the slopes of an ancient woodland with exclusive lake frontage for almost one mile along the shore of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. This idyllic holiday location is perfectly located for access to the main areas of the Lake District National Park, with extensive facilities on site including five private jetties for boat launching, licensed shop and wildlife walks.
The Park welcomes touring caravans and motor homes, well behaved owners with their dogs, has self catering accommodation for hire on short term lets and offers exclusive pitch locations for private holiday homes and lodges with access to jetty facilities.
We are located on Lake Windermere.

Job Vacancy: Groundworker

About Lake District Estates
Lake District Estates is a family owned company based in Kendal. Within the group of
businesses we operate residential and commercial lettings, 5 caravan parks, self-catering
holidays, private holiday home ownership, retail outlets, online shopping and two heritage
visitor attractions. Lake District Estates is proud to provide a family solution for property
lettings, holidays and activities in and around the Lake District National Park.

Caravan Park Estate, maintenance Worker.

Main Purpose of Job
To assist the resident Maintenance Manager in the safe and efficient operation of the caravan park.

Principal Accountabilities
1. To engage in a range of tasks in connection with the maintenance of the site, including grass cutting, strimming, landscaping and ensuring at all times that the caravan park is attractive and presentable.
2. To help maintain a high standard of touring and holiday home facilities including the tidying of pitches.
3. To develop good relationships with our customers. .
4. At all times achieving a high standard of customer service
5. To contribute towards the maintenance of successful team working throughout the staff team at Hill of Oaks Caravan Park.
6. To assist with the keeping of relevant records, and other documentation in connection with the operation of the site.
7. To assist with the operation of gas deliveries.
8. At all times to work in a safe manner, raising any health & safety concerns immediately with your line manager. Also to be aware at all times of the health & safety of our customers and any other persons on site.
9. To undertake any other tasks required from time to time which may contribute towards the successful operation of the Company.
Reporting Responsibilities.

The Caravan Park Estatemaintenance Worker will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.

General
The successful individual will demonstrate an enthusiastic, pro-active and problem solving approach to the job. They will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to manage customer expectations efficiently, be flexible, focused, self-motivated and be effective at time management and organisation. Bank Holiday and weekend working will be required, including unsociable hours. You will be required to be on call at certain times. A condition of employment will be the provision of a Caravan to be used as the residence of the post holder.
Leave Entitlement
28 working days per annum inclusive of bank holidays plus one extra day after 5 years’ service
Benefits
A series of staff discounts and benefits are available across our group of businesses.

Live out

Ad posted to: 26/Feb/2017 Salary: £15-£16'000.00
Email: blakeholmereception@hotmail.co.uk Phone: 07799854891
Contract type: Permanent

Permanent Job vacancy: Maintenance Manager

Park Name: Hill of Oaks
Location: Windermere,Cumbria

Park description:

This Five Star Visit England, David Bellamy Gold & AA 5 Pennant Park nestles on the slopes of an ancient woodland with exclusive lake frontage for almost one mile along the shore of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. This idyllic holiday location is perfectly located for access to the main areas of the Lake District National Park, with extensive facilities on site including five private jetties for boat launching, licensed shop and wildlife walks.
The Park welcomes touring caravans and motor homes, well behaved owners with their dogs, has self catering accommodation for hire on short term lets and offers exclusive pitch locations for private holiday homes and lodges with access to jetty facilities.
We are located on Lake Windermere.

Job Vacancy: Maintenance Manager

LAKE DISTRICT ESTATES COMPANY LIMITED
HILL OF OAKS

JOB DESCRIPTION
Maintenance Manager

Period of employment Permanent
Hourly rate £18-£19’000.00 dependant on experience.
Hours of work 39 per week.
Accommodation Will be provided

About Lake District Estates
Lake District Estates is a family owned company based in Kendal. Within the group of businesses, we operate residential and commercial lettings, 5 caravan parks, self-catering holidays, private holiday home ownership, retail outlets, online shopping and two heritage visitor attractions. Lake District Estates is proud to provide a family solution for property lettings, holidays and activities in and around the Lake District National Park.

Main Purpose of Job
To assist the General Manager in the safe and efficient operation of the caravan park.

Principal Accountabilities
1. To co-ordinate Maintenance/Ground worker’s efforts to ensure a high standard across the Park. To engage in a range of tasks in connection with the maintenance of the site, including grass cutting, strimming, landscaping. and ensuring at all times that the caravan park is attractive and presentable.
2. To take control of moving static caravans around the Park, siting/de-siting of same. Training will be given for this role.
3. You will be required to drive various vehicles in this role
4. To delegate tasks to meet maintenance schedule and satisfy the General Manager’s needs.
5. Ensuring that maintenance jobs reported to reception are attended promptly.
6. To ensure that the grounds are kept neat and tidy and at all times that the caravan park is attractive and presentable.
7. Spraying and applying pesticides. (training arranged if need be)
8. Cleaning and oiling all gardening equipment as per manufacturers recommendations.
9. Maintaining all machinery and equipment in a clean and serviceable condition.
10. Report all breakages, breakdowns and damage to the General Manager immediately.
11. Filling any Prime health and safety reports as and when directed.
12. To make sure that all staff respect owners accommodation’s and to leave clean after attending jobs.
13. Ensuring the security and safety of all machinery and equipment at all times.
14. Checking gas and electric usage and requirements as instructed.
15. Communicate plans for upper level improvements to staff.
16. Liaise with General Manager for scheduling repairmen and extra help as needed.
17. Perform administrative tasks as and when required.
18. Ensuring compliance with delegated duties within the Prime safety, health and safety of self, team and customers, together with the security of the Holiday Homes and buildings serviced.
19. To undertake any other tasks required from time to time to contribute towards the successful operation of the company.
20. To develop good relationships with our customers, at all times achieving a high standard of customer service.
21. To assist with the operation of gas delivery when required.
22. To contribute towards the maintenance of successful team working throughout the staff team at Hill of Oaks Holiday Park.




Reporting Responsibilities
The Maintenance Manager will report directly to the General Manager.

General
The successful candidates will demonstrate an enthusiastic, pro-active and problem solving approach to the job. They will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to manage customer expectations efficiently, be flexible, focused, self-motivated and be effective at time management and organisation. Bank Holiday and weekend working will be required, including unsociable hours.

Accommodation
You will be required to live in the company property provided with this job to better carry out your duties.
This will include some on call duties.

Driving Licence
A current driving licence is essential for this role.

Leave Entitlement
28 working days per annum inclusive of bank holidays plus one extra day after 5 years’ service, pro rata

Benefits
A series of staff discounts and benefits are available across our group of businesses.

Four bedroom Bungalow with rear garden and shed/garage.

Ad posted to: 26/Feb/2017 Salary: £18-£19'00000
Email: blakeholmereception@hotmail.co.uk Phone: 07799854891
Contract type: Permanent

Seasonal Job vacancy: Warden Couple

Park Name: Akebar Park
Location: North Yorkshire

Park description:

Akebar Park is located just outside of the Market Town of Bedale, in the North Yorkshire Dales. The Park has a selection of Lodges, Static Caravans, Touring and Tent Pitches. The facilities on site include a restaurant and pub, golf courses, Wi-Fi, extensive dog walking on our 120 acres of woodland.

Job Vacancy: Warden Couple

Akebar Park in the North Yorkshire Dales requires a warden couple to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.
The role of the warden couple will be split into two roles: A minimum 25 hours per week per person, however you will be expected to do 40 hours throughout the summer season.
Male;
To assist touring park guests and act as customer liaison.
Do nightly checks of the touring the park throughout busy periods and Bank Holidays.
To help the current maintenance and ground care team with strimming, mowing and general upkeep duties.
Very minimal cleaning cover.

Female;
Responsibility of the on-site shop (full time hours during the school holidays).
To cover the cleaning team days off.
To assist touring park guests with any problems they may have.
Minimal cover when required of reception and checking in guests.

A static caravan will be provided as accommodation. The accommodation is provided free of charge, only gas and electric is charged.
All employees have free use of all facilities and receive 10% discount in our restaurant and pub.

Ad posted to: 26/Feb/2017 Salary: Minimum Wage
Email: jack@akebarpark.com Phone: 01677 450201
Contract type: Seasonal