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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 (Mid April – Sept). 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. 

  • Cook & prepare simple meals such as bacon for breakfast, hot dogs, rice to accompany prepared curry. 

  • 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. Basic training provided. 

  • Sociable, have a passion for working with people – happy to chat to groups on site.

  • Be available to work at least 4 weekend nights per calendar months, either every other weekend or 1 night per weekend. There would be some flexibility in this, with opportunity to book weekends off in advance.

  • Applicants should be aged 21 or over.

 

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.

The successful candidate would need to undergo a DBS check.

Salary – negotiable dependent on agreed contract of work and experience.

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: Friday 13th March

 

 

 

What our customers say

We’ve just enjoyed the Quad biking activity. Two adults, 16yr old and 11 yr old, was great for all ages. Sam and Chris were great instructors. The site is lovely and all staff are doing great and adhering to the new policies in place due to COVID. Definitely recommend!

Family Quad Trek - July 2020

Had a fab time! Really good experience and such lovely friendly staff..we had such a laugh and will definitely go back.

Quad Trekking - March 2020

We took our team here last week for a team building day, and it was absolutly fabulous. We were treated to a round of shooting, which was great and really brought out a new side to the team; perfect to get them interacting with each other in a "non-work" enviroment. The team were really friendly, patient and clearly expereinced. We then did the 100m zip wire - which was great fun and really got some of the team to come out of their shell. We also used the meeting room before hand, tea and coffee facilities all provided, as well as a simple lunch. Couldn't of asked for more. The team already want to return!! Thank you to all the team at Oaker wood who made our day such a success.

White Heron Properties - Team Building - March 2020

The codebreaker challenges were great and inclusive for everyone, the area was beautiful, staff were lovely and great at keeping everyone involved and great facilities available including lots of hot drinks! Great time

Katie Bannister - Code Breaker - Hen Party - March 20

Had a fantastic morning on the shooting range with Ben and Pav, both of whom were excellent- very patient and with a great sense of humour. Fired air pistols, air rifles and crossbow in an action packed hour. Met Dave at the end who was equally happy and down to earth. Will definitely go back, probably on a drier day! Thanks Oaker Wood

David - Family Target Shooting - Feb 2020

Great session clay pigeon shooting this afternoon. All the staff were helpful and knowledgeable and we all managed to hit the clays! Really would recommend and definitely would visit again! Thanks very much guys!

Hayley Morgan - Clays - Feb 2020

It was cold wet and windy. They loved it. Great paintball games all a little different. loads of friendly staff. Covered areas to eat and drink.

Paintball Party - Dec 19

A great morning thoroughly enjoyed by unexperienced guns. The personal help and training was greatly appreciated and on this occasion was the most talked about part. Please thank your staff for making it so enjoyable and worthwhile. We will return.

Brian Bright - Clay Pigeon Shooting - Jan 20

What a great day EVERYONE had! From the ease of booking to the actual event was such an easy process. On the actual day I found the staff very polite, helpful and professional and good fun! Nothing was too much trouble - I even forgot to take a knife to cut the birthday cake but Helen was on it straight away - thanks Helen! The kids had so much fun - 4 games, all very well organised, very safe (if you follow the instructions). Kids are still talking about it days after. Thanks OAKERWOOD for a brill day!!

Trudi Dyson - Paintball Party - Dec 19

Visited Oaker Wood back in the summer, the guys Sam and Chris were brilliant. My son was a bit nervous but Chris helped him become confident quickly and all had a great time, will definitely return and highly recommend.

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