General Assistant - Housekeeping Eskdale

General assistant housekeeper

key information

Location: Outward Bound Eskdale.

Contract: Part time, 16 hours per week, permanent position.

Salary: £12.00 per hour, plus great benefits. (Real Living Wage).

Apply by: 09.00, Monday, 15 April 2024.

Start Date: April / May 2024.

Hours of Work: 2 x 4 hour morning shifts, Monday - Thursday. Flexible start times available.
1 x 8 hour shift every Friday from 0900 - 1730.

Interview date: Flexible.

What You'll be Doing

As a member of the Housekeeping Team, you'll be responsible for contributing to the high quality provision of housekeeping services in our guest accommodation and public areas. At Outward Bound, we pride ourselves in ensuring the residential experience our customers have, is as good as it can be, knowing there is a warm, clean, and friendly place to stay helps them settle in and make the most of their week - whatever the weather!

Prior experience is not essential as full training and support will be given. You will need to enjoy working as part of a team, have good personal presentation, be professional and friendly, with a ‘can do’ attitude. You will be warmly welcomed into the friendly team.

who we're looking for

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to join our team, who will play an important role in ensuring all our guests have a great experience whilst at Eskdale.

Your attributes:

  • Able to use your own initiative
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Committed to providing great customer service
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude at all times
  • Energetic with a level of fitness to manage the physical aspect of the job
  • Dependable and flexible
  • Reliable, with good timekeeping
  • Able to demonstrate professionalism and contribute to a positive work environment

why it's good working here

  • Super friendly working environment
  • No split shifts
  • Weekends off
  • Every Christmas and New Year off
  • Real living wage employer
  • Full training
  • Uniform provided
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Plus other great benefits such as Medicash Healthcare plan, life assurance, pension, etc.
  • Annual Leave of 24 days increasing by one day each year to a maximum of 30 days, plus bank holidays.

How to Apply

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV to by 09.00, Monday, 15 April 2024.

If you have any queries regarding the information supplied or the recruitment process, please contact Jay Lombard, Head of Hospitality, either by email as above, or telephone: 07824 566995

If we offer you the job, you'll be asked to do a DBS check.

PS... We know that confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect candidate'. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day. Good luck!

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