• Windermere
  • June 17, 2024

Website Lake District National Park Authority

We’re hiring a Casual Cleaning and Caretaking Assistant to support the Brockhole Property team. The role involves supporting the schedule of waste management, carrying out cleaning duties across the site, carrying out basic maintenance, repair and decorating jobs and completing health and safety checks.

You’ll work flexibly, providing additional cover such as weekends, during holidays, or busy periods. Working days include weekends and weekdays, from approximately 9am to 6pm.

What’s it like to work here?
Brockhole on Windermere sits on a 30-acre site with a lakeshore setting on Lake Windermere. It is a stunning location and has been developing its historic house and gardens to match. There is a real buzz around, particularly in the holidays with people from all generations having fun and making memories.

As part of the Site Property team, you will be reporting to the Site Property Manager in this is a hands on role, helping to deliver a great visitor experience

What will I be doing?
• Cleaning public and staff areas including toilets
• Completing basic maintenance involving toilets/taps, woodwork, decorating, clearing gutters/drains etc
• Facilitating general waste and recycling management including litter picking and emptying bins
• Completing health and safety checks
• Facilitating contractor visits

• 20% discount in our shop and cafes
• Free parking at Brockhole

About you
This opportunity would suit someone who has previous experience in a similar role and has a good level of physical fitness due to the amount of walking and manual handling required for this role. Brockhole on Windermere can be a busy place to work, therefore you’ll have a flexible approach to work and a can-do attitude. You’ll have excellent time management and attention to detail. You’ll also enjoy working as part of a team, be able to follow instruction, and be willing to deliver great customer service to our visitors to maintain the Brockhole standards.

For an informal chat, please contact Patrick Kelly (Site Property Manager) on 07824498191 or email Patrick.kelly@lakedistrict.gov.uk

We reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive sufficient applications, so please apply early to avoid missing this opportunity.

Diversity and Inclusion
As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Lake District National Park Authority is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

Disability Confident Employer
We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide evidence in your application which demonstrates that you meet the level of competence required under each of the essential criteria, as well as meeting any of the qualification, skills or experience defined as essential.

To apply for this job please visit www.lakedistrict.gov.uk.