General Assistant Ullswater

General Assistant

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:

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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.

Young people at Outward Bound
1600x800 Howtown shore view
The view from Howtown lakeshore