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Chef Careers on the Isle of Wight

Why work at Darwin Escapes?

Hear straight from our wonderful employees
Paul Wilcox, Maintenance and Grounds Manager

I have worked at Piran Meadows for just over 1 year and since starting at a newly refurbished park, the opportunities that I have been given to improve my skills and knowledge for my development have been endless. Working at Piran is refreshing and rewarding I enjoy my work and the daily challenges that each day brings.

Joining the team at Darwin Escapes means you have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Use of onsite leisure facilities in various locations
  • Reduced rates on holiday breaks at Darwin Escapes locations
  • Discounted spa treatments at onsite spas in various locations
  • Discounted meal in onsite restaurants at various locations
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to the Darwin Academy training portal
  • Joining an award-winning team

Woodside Coastal Retreat and Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, both offer a friendly, professional and positive environments for your working day. With 3 restaurants, a spa lodge, beautifully manicured grounds and luxurious accommodation, there are a wide variety of jobs in the Isle of Wight at our wonderful locations, making them the ideal place to carve your career with Darwin Escapes.

Take a look at the available careers in the Isle of Wight above, or please upload your CV below and let us know you’re interested in becoming a part of this exciting and vibrant new brand!


Careers in the Isle of Wight with Darwin Escapes

With two luxurious locations on the North East shore of the island, Darwin Escapes offers a wide range of jobs in the Isle of Wight, both with a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Woodside Coastal Retreat was transformed from a closed and tired touring site, in to a beautiful, relaxing holiday retreat on the island, making it the perfect location to unwind from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The retreat is all about tranquillity and peace, with luxurious accommodation on offer and stunning coastal views, with outstanding grounds that have been blended seamlessly into the surrounding beauty. All guests and staff have access to the facilities at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, which is just next door to Woodside Coastal Retreat.

Becoming a part of the team at Woodside Coastal Retreat means joining a friendly and supportive atmosphere, where you are encouraged to learn new skills and grow your passions within the company. Our wonderful reception team offer a warm welcome to all our guests upon arrival, with our fantastic cleaning crew creating the perfect environment and offering a brilliant first impression for all guests. Our wonderfully talented grounds team are always busy helping to keep the park looking its best, and carrying that exceptional experience throughout the resort for our guests. So whether your passion is helping people or creating fantastic environments for people to relax in, Woodside Coastal Retreat could be the perfect place for you to join a hard-working and friendly team.

Offering luxury holidays, in a relaxing environment, with quirky accommodation is what Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is all about. Opening its doors in 2016, Woodside Bay has undergone an extensive redevelopment to offer beautiful facilities and stunning accommodation. The retreat has 3 onsite restaurants, the family favourite Kellermans, delicious Pizza Alfresco from our outdoor wood burner oven and the unique, South African inspired BBQ restaurant, The Braai. Along with these, the Woodside Bay Spa Lodge offers sumptuous Aromatherapy Associates treatments, as well as an air conditioned gym, with state of the art equipment including virtual reality style treadmills and stationary bikes.

Being an employee at Woodside Bay or Woodside Coastal Retreat gives you access to all the above facilities, as well as the Darwin Academy training portal, where you can learn new skills and grow your passion to further your career. With such a variety of careers in the Isle of Wight at Woodside Bay, you can truly shape your own career at Darwin Escapes. Help create a relaxing environment for our guests by becoming a spa therapist at Woodside Bay Spa Lodge, or if your passion is food, there are a plethora of catering opportunities, and with 3 restaurants you can help to create some unique and delicious dishes. Joining the grounds team at Woodside Bay means you can help to keep the retreat looking beautiful all year round, and help to create that exceptional experience for our guests, along with our friendly reception team who offer a warm welcome to all who walk through the door. With such a wide range of careers in the Isle of Wight, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is the ideal place to start your career with Darwin Escapes.

Why Work at Darwin Escapes?

As the 3rd largest holiday home operator in the UK, Darwin Escapes was established in 2015 and has quickly gained a reputation for offering luxurious holidays for affordable prices. Our core values are to help our guests carve memories to last a lifetime, and we know that having the best team, in the best environment is how to do that. With 20 award-winning holiday home locations across the UK, there are a wide range of opportunities to build your career with us, using our Darwin Academy training portal you will be entering a supportive environment, where you are encouraged to grow and learn new skills.

Darwin Escapes recognises hard work and the success that it brings, as well as joining an award-winning company you will have access to a variety of employee benefits across the group. No matter where you decide to join us, you can always be sure of a positive, exciting and friendly working environment, ideal for carving your own career with Darwin Escapes, where career progression is encouraged and a common sight amongst colleagues.

Take a look at the current available jobs in the Isle of Wight above, or upload your CV today and help us revolutionise the UK holiday industry.

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