Housekeeping Couples - Island Accommodation included

  • Job Reference: P210426E
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Acapella Recruitment
  • Location: Isles of Scilly, Penzance, Cornwall, England
  • Salary: £8.95 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Accommodation
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Seasonal
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Cottage Cleaning / Housekeeping Couples

Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Island Accommodation Provided

Salary/Hourly Rate: £8.95 per hour + accommodation
Hours: Full Time
Contract Length: Seasonal: April – November 2021 (dates flexible)

Our client requires cleaning staff to join their friendly teams looking after their timeshare and holiday cottages for the 2020 season.

Accommodation is available to all staff & everywhere is moments from the beach - A great place to save money, make friends & enjoy the summer before heading off on your next adventure.

Working within the Tresco Island Cottage department and reporting to the Housekeeping Manager, duties include:

  • Cleaning guest accommodation to a very high standard
  • Changing linen and ensuring all used linen is transported to the laundry department
  • Performing inventory checks so that cottages are ready and fully equipped for the next guests
  • Checking cottages for any maintenance or decoration issues and reporting these to the maintenance team
  • Assisting with the laundry and cleaning of other guest and staff areas across the island

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A perfectionist with a keen eye for detail
  • Experienced in or have good knowledge of housekeeping
  • Good at working efficiently as part of a team
  • Willing to undergo any training provided to assist in the role
  • Well-presented and maintain smart appearance (uniform is provided)
  • Consistently hard working, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Competent at cycling to efficiently travel between cottages

About Tresco Estate:

Tresco Estate is a family-run business on the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles from the Cornish coast, comprising Tresco Island, and Hell Bay Hotel on the neighbouring island of Bryher. Tresco Island comprises timeshare and rental cottages, two restaurants, an inn, a world-famous garden, gallery, leisure spa, shop and a working farm. Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher is an award-winning boutique hotel with 25 suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, Crab Shack, therapy shed, yoga studio and outdoor pool.

Working & Living there:

They offer excellent rates of pay, provide all staff with accommodation and pay for your travel from Penzance at the beginning and end of your contract period. All of their staff are paid at National Living Wage or above, and many positions offer gratuities and the option of paid overtime. They know a good team member when we see them, and there are regular opportunities for progression within their business.

Besides getting to work on a beautiful island with the beach on your doorstep, you’ll also receive extensive benefits. These include 20% discount in our shop and restaurants, complimentary boat tickets and free use of camping equipment and kayaks to explore the islands, and preferential rates in their holiday accommodation so friends and family can come and visit.

In order to process any application, they require confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK. Unfortunately, if you are not, they are unable to help with the necessary paperwork to assist with this.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.  (Online applications only please - our client requires a CV.)

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