General Assistant

Closing Date: 2 February 2018 at 9am

Salary: £7.58 ph

Job Type: Fixed Term and Casual to start April 2018

Hours: 20 hours a week

Location: Blackland Farm, Waddow Hall and Foxlease


Join us this season as a General Assistant at one of Girguiding’s adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will escape the traditional 9 to 5 working day and provide a hands-on, all systems-go experience.

General Assistants are vital for the smooth running of the Centre. Your jobs will be varied but include the monitoring of camp and ensuing that self-catering equipment is stored appropriately and fit for use, as well as assisting in the delivery of conferences and events. You will need to prepare and service bedrooms, dining facilities, washing up, provide catering assistance, operate the bar and assist in the on-site shop.

You will be the first point of contact for our customers which is very important. You will help to make sure their visit is as enjoyable as possible and you may also be asked to work within our on-site retail outlets. A positive and outgoing personality is important!

You should undertake regular cleaning to ensure all campsites, equipment, camp buildings and related facilities are presentable and ready for use. To monitor camp and self-catering equipment, checking inventories and ensuring that equipment is stored appropriately and that is it fit for use in line with site guidelines.

You will need to assist with cleaning and changeovers in all building across the estate and to prepare laundry for collection by professional cleaners and launder those items that can be washed on site. You will have to follow set procedures, occasionally being required to find alternative ways of carrying out those tasks delegated to them by senior staff.

How to apply

Read the application pack and fill out an application form and a diversity monitoring form. Return both forms to us at [email protected]  Closing date: 8 January 2018 by 9am.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact our HR team by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 0207 592 1892