Housekeeping Assistant - Specialist Cleaning

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £8.72 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 29 September 2020

Housekeeping Assistant - Specialist Cleaning

At Center Parcs all our accommodation has been designed and built to the highest standards, so we need a team to uphold these standards and exceed guest expectation. Our Housekeeping team is responsible for maintaining more than 700 units of accommodation; from apartments and penthouses to Lodges and Treehouses, and for looking after our public areas and office spaces, so no two days are the same. That’s why it’s the largest team on each Village.

Join our Housekeeping team today and ensure families can enjoy quality time together in the comfort of their accommodation.


This is a great opportunity to become part of our friendly and motivated Housekeeping team. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of cleanliness is achieved and maintained in our guest accommodation, duties will include; window cleaning, carpet and rug cleaning, bed making, and vacuuming.

You will also be required to undertake other general cleaning duties as required and will be responsible for checking / replenishing inventory.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, an awareness of general standards of cleanliness and an eye for detail in order to report technical or quality faults. Good communication skills are also required.

Our guest accommodation is spread out across the forest environment, which you will reach by cycle or up to a maximum of 15 minutes’ walk.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Shifts will fall between the hours of 8am and 8pm. As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include alternate weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Have ability to drive a van

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience in the cleaning industry would be advantageous, however full training will be provided
  • Previous customer service experience would be desirable


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management / staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 29 September 2020 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 8 October 2020

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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