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General assistant - Ullswater
We're looking for general assistants to join our friendly team at our Ullswater and Howtown centres. This role is perfect for anyone who likes variety in their week as you'll be helping out in all areas of hospitality from housekeeping to basic food prep.
Outward Bound are a Real Living Wage employer
£10.92 per hour / permanent
Location: Outward Bound Ullswater and Howtown
Salary: £10.92 per hour (£22,713 per year plus benefits)
Hours: 30 hours Monday-Friday (no split shifts). And our contract hours are what we expect you to work... not longer as can often happen in hospitality.
Holidays: 32 days a year (pro rata). Rising by a day a year to a maximum of 38 days.
What you'll be doing
Outward Bound is a charity. Thousands of young people come to our centres every year for a few days of outdoor learning and adventure. Your day might include:
- Housekeeping - cleaning and preparing bedrooms and bathrooms.
- Dining room - serving food, maintaining hygiene levels, clearing up and cleaning.
- Kitchen - helping chef with small amounts of food preparation and tidying up.
Why it's good working here
- No split shifts
- Most weekends off
- Flexible working options
- Every Christmas and New Year off
- 32 days holiday rising to 38
- Full training
- Uniform provided
- Cycle to work scheme
- Personal healthcare plan plus other benefits
How to Apply
Please email Grahame to apply, including a copy of your up to date CV. Or if you have any questions drop him an email:
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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 you think sounds good for you!
If we offer you the job, you'll be asked to do a DBS check.
Join us - and make a difference
Lots of young people who come to Outward Bound Ullswater and Howtown have never left the city they live in, never mind come to the Lake District with our big hills and real life sheep!
It's a full on experience for these young people - and that's without the challenges of the Lake District weather! Coming back at the end of a long day to a warm, clean and friendly place to stay helps them settle in and make the most of their week. Our hospitality team play a very important role in the experience that participants and guests have at Outward Bound. We can't do what we do without you, and hope you'll join our team.