Seasonal Housekeeping Assistant

Discovery Inc

Seasonal Housekeeping Assistant


Discovery Inc, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d7ebe60189fc4c8fa61f7b258423f6a8

Full Job Description

Come and work with us over the summer months as a Seasonal Housekeeping Assistant with the potential of a permanent role at the end. We have a very busy few months ahead of us with the castle opening in June. This exciting seasonal opportunity does not require experience as full training will be offered. Cleaning and tidying should be something you genuinely enjoy though….

Maintaining all our castle suites or homes, keeping them clean and tidy ensuring that the exceptional standards associated with our club are upheld. Working closely with team members throughout the castle and outlying areas of the estate this role requires someone who is organised, takes pride in a job well done and gains genuine enjoyment (get a buzz?) from making others happy.

Whether you are just starting out or looking for a change in career, the Residential Services team have a wide range of skills and experience and will offer the right individual the best training and development.

Discover Your New Path

Part of a close-knit team the Residential Services Department is spread across the whole estate working and collaborating with colleagues throughout the various areas of the club to create memorable moments for our members and visiting guests at their 'home from home' making sure each visit is unique.

As part of this dedicated and hands-on team you will consistently deliver the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation and genuinely enjoy tidying, cleaning and maintaining standards. From the grand dining halls or the beautifully designed suites of the castle to the designer homes of members to the woodland retreats and comfort stations located throughout the estate. This role offers a huge amount of variety and challenge.

Restocking and replenishing bathrooms, refreshing bedrooms and public areas while making sure everything is in its place and kept to the high standards associated with the club. From vacuuming floors, corridors and stairs to coordinating with House Porters and the delivery of fresh linen and towels to the pick- up and collection of dirty linen and rubbish; cleaning all surfaces and floors, showers, baths, basins, toilets, kitchens, windows and garden furniture. Whatever the task you take a huge pride in maintaining the high standards of our magnificent estate.

Keeping our incredible facilities clean and tidy requires a one team approach. Ensuring everything is kept organised in readiness of members and their guests' departure days and the servicing days in between.

We have a variety of working hours and shifts available at various times of the day.

This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in a role that offers both variety and challenge. You enjoy cleaning, tidying and organising, you're passionate about delivering and maintaining the high standards expected within the castle and throughout the variety of facilities within the club.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be warm and friendly and enjoys being part of a team with a 'can-do' approach. Is open to seeking advice and support when needed with a desire to play a part in ensuring our members; their families and friends have memorable stays time and time again.

We are the home of pioneers and free spirits so previous luxury sector experience is not essential. We are at the start of a long and fascinating journey and as the club grows, so will you, learning new skills, taking on new roles and responsibilities.

Discovery Land Company is a US-based developer and operator of private residential club communities with a world-renowned portfolio of domestic and international properties.

Taymouth Castle Golf and Sport Club is Discovery Land's second European private members-only golf & sport community. Nestled between two national parks and at the head of Loch Tay in Kenmore, Perthshire, the club incorporates several land estates and is rich in history with dramatic views and the offer of endless adventures.

This private lifestyle-driven community will offer 125 residences, a world-class golf course and practice facility, wellness and recreation facilities, a range of outdoor pursuits as well as a refurbished 19th century castle to offer a clubhouse with a range of food & beverage outlets and indoor activities when fully established. The Club also offers additional facilities at Glenlyon, a nearby farm and mountain estate. Taymouth Castle will offer a membership that values its relationships, its health, its leisure time, and is a modern community that honours Scotland's strong legacy of history, outdoor adventure and, most importantly, fun.

Please note the selected candidate must have the right to work in the UK as we cannot offer visa sponsorship and offers are subject to successful completion of our reference and background checks.

Embracing the breathtaking scenery in this part of Scotland and immersing yourself into the local community, working at Taymouth Castle Golf & Sport Club is more than a job, it offers a 'lifestyle'. Offers a chance to be part of the team building a project for generations to come.

  • £12.50 per hour

  • Part time hours 16 per week or full-time hours 40 per week

  • Meal on duty (free of charge)

  • Travelling and relocation assistance

  • Use of on-site staff gym

  • Access to staff activities

  • Various benefits including discounted local accommodation for friends and family to visit.

  • Work-Family Culture

  • We are situated on the A827 between Kenmore and Aberfeldy.