Housekeeper/ Cleaner

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Part-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.07 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: Yes

Closing date: 28 September 2021

Housekeeper/ Cleaner

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.

HOUSEKEEPER / CLEANER - ACCOMMODATION | £9.07 per hour

Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor, you are required to ensure a high standard of cleanliness is achieved and maintained in our guest accommodation.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Dusting furniture, radiators and walls
  • Vacuuming carpets and damp cleaning hard floor areas
  • Cleaning kitchens including work surfaces, ovens, hobs and fridges
  • Cleaning bathrooms including baths, wash basins, tiles and toilets
  • Cleaning outside areas including patios, sweeping paths and removing cobwebs from external fascia's

The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail and good communication skills as you will interact with both colleagues and guests.

The units of accommodation are located over the whole village in a forest environment; reached by a maximum 15-minute walk or cycle. Potential applicants should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills both with their colleagues and guests and a willingness to learn village product knowledge in order to Deliver Excellent Service to our guests.

Full training will be provided for this role.

HOURS OF WORK

You will be contracted to work 48 or 64 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.

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

Free transport from the West Coast is provided.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Essential requirements:

  • An awareness of general standards of cleanliness
  • Good communication skills with both colleagues and guests

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience in the cleaning industry would be beneficial however full training will be provided

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

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

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

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

Closing date: 28 September 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Interviews held weekly

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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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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