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Job Title: Weekend Caretaker

 We are looking for a weekend caretaker at our Woodland Activity Site near Kingsland, Leominster. The position is temporary for the summer season (April – October). The position entails staying on site either for a full weekend (from Friday afternoon to Sunday midday), or for a partial weekend (Friday afternoon to Saturday midday or Saturday 4pm to Sunday Midday) to look after/ be on call for guests staying in our 2 Glamping Villages. Each Glamping Village is rented out exclusively to groups of between 12 and 40 people – generally stag & hen groups, family groups or junior sports tours.

 Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Duties start at 4pm Friday when you would welcome residential groups staying on site and assist with camp inductions.
  • Assist with cooking and serving simple meals (when groups are on a catered basis, many are self catered)
  • Assist groups in lighting camp fire and ensure logs are replenished the next day
  • Lock site gates after last guests have arrived
  • Stay overnight on site / accommodation in a wooden chalet provided
  • Check and clean toilets and showers Saturday morning
  • Off duty time from 1pm – 4pm Saturday afternoon
  • Sunday morning -check groups out of Camp Villages and clear camps of rubbish and crockery etc
  • Be on site to handle any operational problems e.g. light bulbs, electric fuse etc
  • Be on call in case of emergencies.

 Skills and experience required:

  • Practical and able to deal with simple DIY style problems such as fused electrics, jammed key in lock.
  • Sociable – happy to chat to groups on site  
  • Be available to work most weekends between April and October. There would be some flexibility in this, with opportunity to book weekends off in advance or work only one night each weekend.

Oaker Wood Leisure will provide full training including first aid training. For the right candidate there may be opportunities for some additional work Monday to Friday as an activity Instructor (see separate Job Description)

The successful candidate would need to undergo a DBS check.

Salary – Negotiable dependent on agreed contract of work.

Applications

Please contact us by email: [email protected]

Please send a CV and covering email explaining why you are interested in the position and why you think you would be suitable, detailing relevant experience.

Download the Job Description here.

Deadline for Applications: 25th March

 

 

Job Title – Part Time Cleaner (approx. 16 hours per week)

We are looking for a part time seasonal cleaner to work during the busy summer season at our Woodland Activity Site near Kingsland, Leominster. Work will generally be mid week, with some weekend work in high season. Hours can be flexible to suit. Can fit around school hours.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the cleaning of our Woodland Glamping Villages
  • Assist in cleaning of office, kitchen and toilets in main activity site
  • Assist in preparing camps for new arrivals including ensuring all equipment is ready in the Glamping Village kitchens.
  • Assist in preparation of simple meals for school groups

Skills and experience required:

  • An outgoing, friendly personality at ease with talking to members of the public both children and adults
  • Fit and healthy and enjoy physical activities
  • Flexible, adaptable and ready to rise to new challenges
  • Happy to work in a team of like minded people.
  • Sense of humour!

Oaker Wood Leisure will provide full training.
The successful candidate would need to undergo a DBS check.

Salary – an hourly rate TBC

Applications

Please contact us by email: [email protected]

Please send a CV and covering email explaining why you are interested in the position and why you think you would be suitable, detailing relevant experience.

Download the Job Description here

Deadline for Applications: 25th March

What our customers say

I organised a paintball day for 12 of my family. The lads at the site made the day memorable and special. They helped and reassured the girls who were worried about safety and made sure we got full value from the games . Other sites I’ve been to try to over sell the paintballs but not at Oaker Wood ... no pressure at all. Great day and will go back for other activities if we are in the area .

David Hiscock - Paintball - May 19

Fantastic weekend at Oaker Wood using the pods and campsite. Facilities are excellent and the staff are brilliant and really go out of their way to ensure your stay and activities meet your expectations. Already looking at booking another stay next year.

Paul Wagstaff - Stag Weekend - May 19

I have just spent 3 days at Oaker Wood with 23 year 5 children. I can honestly say it's the best I've ever been on. Despite it raining every day we had a brilliant time. The pods were warm, the food delicious and plentiful and the staff were fantastic. Great range of activities for the kids but with a good balance of down time. Well done Oaker Wood, St Matthias have had a wonderful time, thank you.

St Matthias - May 19

Wet, muddy and brilliant. The different game areas were great and various with lots of trees, tyres, fences, barrels and vehicles. Will definitely be coming again with a lot more people for another work team building day. Thanks guys, everyone’s nice and bruised today!

Sarah Whealer - Corporate Paintball - May 19

An absolutely wonderful afternoon. Couldn't recommend it highly enough! We laughed, balanced, got covered in mud but had the most brilliant time. Thank you.

Hen Weekend - Code Breaker - May 19

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to your team for an enjoyable weekend - this is the second year we have attended and the children and staff had an amazing time thank you so much we love coming to Oakerwood.

Mary Hare School - May 2019

Being a 64 year old retired teacher I have been on many team building courses in my time, but this was by far the best one ever.

Connie - Hen weekend - April 19

Thank you very much for a fantastic weekend the boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves thanks for making the lads and dads welcome.

Tewkesbury U14 - April 2019

A huge thank you for keeping the boys entertained this morning while they waited for the coach. I have been told that the boys totally enjoyed their stay with you and we will definitely recommend you to other age groups.

Chinnor U14 - April 19

We were a party of 17 for a hen do with people aged from 24 - 65. We did the codebreaker challenge and everyone had a fantastic time. It was a great combination of strength, mind and team work. We also had terrible weather beforehand but the team were in regular contact with me about the conditions and offered me the chance to cancel last minute with a full refund. Luckily we didn't cancel and the sun came out! The two men who looked after us all afternoon were great too! Would definitely come back here :)

Rosie Cotgreave - Hen Party - April 19

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