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General Assistant – Keswick KR36

Posted: 02/07/2018
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Contract: Permanent, full time
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Region: Lake District
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Park: Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
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Number of Jobs: 1
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Working Hours: Variable
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Organisation: Darwin Escapes
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Industry: Leisure, Grounds
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Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the hot tubs and general maintenance.
  • Ground works, mowing, weeding etc
  • Keep all park grounds, bins, public areas free of debris.
  • Carrying out any routine grounds or maintenance work required
  • Maintain and update all plant and equipment schedules.
  • Assist with the general maintenance of park buildings
  • Actively promote the park and it’s facilities.

General Assistant required at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat. Join our small team at our beautiful location, close to Bassenthwaite Lake.

The successful candidate will work within the Grounds and Maintenance team, and will assist with various day to day duties. This will include working within the Grounds team to ensure the presentation of the park, cutting grass and maintaining greenery and pathways as well as working within the maintenance team to ensure the upkeep of the park, buildings and guest accommodation. This will include carrying out routine works such as painting and undertaking any repairs alongside any other renovation projects. You will also help within the Hot Tubs team to carry out full clean downs on changeover days, and conduct accurate water testing where necessary.

This is a permanent position, to work full time variable hours, including weekends and bank holidays.

This role is ideal for candidates searching for grounds and maintenance jobs within a commutable distance of Keswick.


What experience you will need

  • Previous similar experience preferred.
  • Previous hot tub training an advantage, but not essential.

What skills you will need

  • Driving licence essential to be able to drive around the park
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.

What we offer

  • Darwin Academy job specific training, to include customer service, COSHH, health & safety, manual handling, etc.
  • Hourly rate of pay.
  • Full uniform.
  • Discount in company restaurants and facilities.

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