Cleaning & Caretaking Assistant (2 roles)

Visitor services
Windermere LA23, UK
£22,293 – £23,837 pa pro rata
Fixed Term Contract
Full Time
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2024

More details

We’re looking for 2 x Cleaning & Caretaking Assistants to join our Site Property team on 6 month fixed term contracts (July-December).

About us
Brockhole on Windermere is located between Windermere and Ambleside on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District National Park. We are a not-for-profit attraction run by the Lake District National Park Authority. All profits go towards keeping it special for future generations.

It's a stunning spot to work and you'll be welcomed by our committed and passionate teams based around Brockhole which include Brockhole House, our listed gardens, wildlife areas and the Lakeshore Adventure Activity area.

What’s it like to work here?
Brockhole sits on a 30-acre site with a lakeshore setting on Lake Windermere. It is a stunning location and has been developing its historic house and gardens to match. There is a real buzz around, particularly in the holidays with people from all generations having fun and making memories. As part of the Site Property team, you will be reporting to the Site Property Manager in this is a hands on role, helping to deliver a great visitor experience

The role
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
• Cleaning public and staff areas
• Completing basic maintenance for example woodwork, decorating, clearing gutters/drains etc
• Facilitating general waste and recycling management including litter picking and emptying bins
• Completing health and safety checks
• Facilitating contractor visits.

About you
This opportunity would suit someone who has previous experience in a similar role and has a good level of physical fitness due to the amount of walking and manual handling required for this role. Brockhole on Windermere can be a busy place to work, therefore you’ll have a flexible approach to work and a can-do attitude. You’ll have excellent time management and attention to detail. You’ll also enjoy working as part of a team, be able to follow instruction, and be willing to deliver great customer service to our visitors to maintain the Brockhole standards.

Please read the attached role profile for the full duties and person specification on this post.

Working with us, you’ll enjoy:
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Paid time off so you can volunteer
• Subsidised healthcare scheme
• Occupational sick pay

For an informal chat, please contact Patrick Kelly (Site Property Manager) on 07824498191

Interviews will be held at Brockhole on a date to be confirmed.

We reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive sufficient applications, so please apply early to avoid missing this opportunity.

Diversity and Inclusion
As an equal opportunities' employer, the Lake District National Park Authority is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination based on age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

Disability Confident Employer
We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide evidence in your application which demonstrates that you meet the level of competence required under each of the essential criteria, as well as meeting any of the qualification, skills or experience defined as essential.