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13th April 2022

Employer description

Center Parcs is a short-term holiday company with centres in various countries around Europe and the UK. 

The Center Parcs concept is to provide short breaks in the forest, bringing families together and back to nature with high quality accommodation, a range of outstanding leisure facilities and more than 200 indoor and outdoor activities, all set within a protected and enhanced woodland environment. Center Parcs operates five villages in the UK: Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire; Elveden Forest in Suffolk; Longleat Forest in Wiltshire; Whinfell Forest in Cumbria and Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. Operating in County Longford, Ireland, is our newest village Longford Forest, the first outside of the UK.

Each village is set within around 400 acres of natural woodland, with trees, streams and wildlife surrounding apartment and lodge accommodation. At the heart of each village is the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, an extensive range of restaurants, cafés and retail outlets, as well as the Aqua Sana Spa.

Our local holiday village in Elveden is located right in heart of Thetford Forest

They are a popular employer within the local area and are currently recruiting for Catering and Hospitality staff both full and part time



Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate:  £10.63 per hour

We are looking for confident, motivated individuals to join our team of Instructors.

Working for the Outdoor Activity Centre, you will coach and supervise our guests ensuring they have a fun, action packed and memorable experience with us.

This role is both exciting and physically challenging. Responsibilities will include setting up and organising a wide range of activities as well as maintaining the equipment on site, ensuring all safety checks are carried out in accordance with company guidelines. You will also be responsible for keeping the Outdoor Activity Centre clean and tidy presenting a professional image to our guests at all times.


Essential requirements:

Must be aged 18 years or over
Sociable, confident and outgoing
Naturally cheerful
Able to perform under pressure
Good basic standard of education
Physically capable to meet the demands of the role
The ability to communicate competently
Able to work as part of a team

Desirable requirements:

Previous experience of working within the leisure / customer service industry
Experience of Outdoor Sports Activities

Closing Date: 31 May 2022



Hours of Work: Part-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.66 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

As part of the Cycle Centre team you will be required to deliver excellent service to our guests when allocating cycles and selling cycle accessories from the Cycle Centre shop.

This is a practical customer facing role, requiring a cheerful and confident communicator, who would relish the chance to undertake a busy and physically demanding job that’s right at the heart of village life.

Essential requirements:

Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with both adults and children
Excellent customer care skills
Ability to perform well under pressure
Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role

Desirable requirements:

Experience of working with cycles
Experience in a customer facing role
NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service or equivalent qualification
NVQ Level 2 Cytec or equivalent qualification

Closing date: 31 May 2022

QUALIFIED AND TRAINEE LIFEGUARDS | £9.66 per hour - £10.63 per hour once qualified

Hours of Work: Various Hours Available, Part-Time, Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.66 per hour - £10.63 per hour once qualified

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

A Lifeguard is the main point of contact for our guests in the Subtropical swimming Paradise. You will demonstrate just the right mix of welcoming our guests in a positive, friendly manner and ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety necessary in the pool environment. As the face of Center Parcs you will make a great lasting impression on our guests, impressing them with your professionalism and guest care skills.

You will be a friendly, naturally helpful and vigilant team member who naturally seeks out opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are met. You will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness standards within the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and ensure that all company and legal requirements are met at all times.

As part of the interview process, candidates are required to complete a swim test.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) with Child List Barring Check. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

You must possess excellent communication skills and be friendly and approachable as you will provide a supportive role to our guests, providing personal attention and care at all times.

Essential requirements:

Candidates will be required to successfully complete a swim test in order to progress to interview
RLSS Pool Lifeguard / NARS Qualification – for qualified lifeguards

Desirable requirements:

The ideal candidate will be qualified or have experience of the following: -

First Aid Certificate
Experience in Pool Plant Operation
Use of a Defibrillator

Closing date: 24 May 2022

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/05/2022


Dependent on role


This job is located in Elveden, Suffolk

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