Job vacancies

Please see below our job vacancies within the Lake District Estates Group of Companies. If you would like to register interest for an advertised vacancy, please fill in the relevant forms and send to us. Alternatively if you wish to leave your details on file, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page.


Available Positions

Company: Lake District Estates


Hours: 12

Address: Pooley Bridge

Job Description

We are seeking two part-time Retail Assistants to join our small, passionate team at our Ullswater Steamers' shop at Pooley Bridge.

As the shop also provides a ticket office and tourist information point, it is essential that you are passionate about the local community and the Lake District. The shop has just begun a journey of dynamic re-focus and you will be a part of this exciting development.

We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and our team need to develop an excellent understanding of our product ranges, including exciting local produce and ensure that the shop is always presented to a high standard.

You will be expected to actively engage with all customers and visitors, offering help and advice with their purchase or enquiry. You must have excellent knowledge of the local area and the ability to talk enthusiastically with visitors about what the Lake District has to offer including promoting our own Ullswater 'Steamers'.

Position 1: 6-hours per week to include some weekend/public holiday working

Position 2: 12-hours per week to include some weekend/public holiday working

Both roles are fixed-term ending 30th September 2020.

£8.21 per hour (subject to increase in April in line with the National Living Wage of £8.72)

Closing Date: 29th January 2020

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Company: Lake District Estates - Hill of Oaks Caravan & Lodge Park


Hours: 37

Address: Windermere

Job Description

 We are seeking an experienced and versatile individual to join our team at Hill of Oaks. You will provide a welcoming and efficient reception service, meeting and greeting customers or visitors and dealing efficiently with their enquiries. You will also be the first point of contact for incoming telephone and email enquiries which will require professional, enthusiastic and effective handling.

About the Role

Key responsibilities will be, but not be limited to:

  • To undertake a wide range of receptionist and office administrative duties
  • To deliver excellent customer service at every stage of our customer’s journey, listening to customers requirement or issues with genuine warmth and interest
  • To provide a welcome service to guests and visitors to the Park to include checking in and allocating holiday apartments.
  • Managing customer requests or issues with genuine warmth and interest.
  • Keeping abreast of local news and events and sharing this with both colleagues and customers.
  • To assist with record keeping, cash handling, issuing of receipts and other documentation in connection with the operation of the site.

About You

We are looking for someone who has a genuine passion for customer service and enjoys working as part of a small team. You will need a good understanding of the English language and be able to understand and communicate clearly with your colleagues and customers at all times. The ideal candidate will have the skills and ability to manage customer expectations efficiently, be flexible, focused, proactive and self-motivated.

37 hours per week to include some weekend and public holiday working

This is a fixed term position to 06/01/2021

£8.21 per hour (subject to increase in April in line with the National Living Wage)


A series of staff discounts and benefits are available across our group of businesses.


Closing Date: 29th February 2020

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