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Holgates is a family run business since 1956. We have various sites across North Lancashire & Cumbria. Joining our team is joining the Holgates Family. What matters to Holgates is people, we are hardworking, with a can do attitude, customer driven and enjoy our work. We are looking for people who believe that they can make a difference to our guests and enjoy being part of our happy team. 


Why work at Holgates?

We are an equal opportunities employer and we ensure all applicants are treated equally and without discrimination. All individuals are selected on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities.   

If you are hardworking and reliable, possess great interpersonal skills, pursue excellence and can deliver us high quality standards in all you do, you too could become a Holgates Hero! We look for talented people who have a customer first mindset and enjoy to work as part of a team.  


Our Staff Benefits 

As well as the opportunity to work with a great bunch of people of all ages you will receive: 

- Free Leisure Club Membership 

- Company Pension Scheme - Discounted Meals 

- Career development 

- Uniform (dependent on job post) 

- Staff referral bonus 

If you would like to register your interest in working with Holgates in the future should a suitable vacancy arise, please contact us to request an application form by email: jobs@holgates.co.uk or alternatively call us on 01524 701508 and ask to speak to Amy Parker or Katie Collett OR download an application form here


Current Job Vacancies

  • Receptionist
  • Seasonal Warden (March to November)
  • Gas Engineer

To apply please: 

Download an application form here

OR

Email your CV to: jobs@holgates.co.uk

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Job Title: Receptionist

Holgates is a family owned business with a range of Caravan Parks. Our six parks all offer something different and are spread across the Bay coastline with locations both in North Lancashire and South Cumbria. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work as part of our team. We are looking for fun and enthusiastic individuals to join our reception team. You will ensure our guests have a positive experience, delivering excellent customer service to our guests.

Location: Holgates Caravan Parks, Silverdale

Main duties include:

  • Providing the highest quality of customer care,
  • Promptly answering phone calls and dealing with calls appropriately,
  • Ensure customer queries are dealt with effectively,
  • Meet and greet customers,
  • Support customers in making their holiday reservation,
  • Deal with general administration tasks for the holiday park.    

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service.  A professional and friendly demeanour is critical as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  Experience gained in a similar role where very high standards of customer service are required. Ideally have good IT proficiency (in Microsoft Word and Excel).  Experience of using Booking Systems would be an advantage, although full training will be provided.

Job Type: Full time - includes evenings, weekends & bank holidays

Benefits: Pension scheme, discounted meals, free gym membership

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Job: Seasonal Warden (March to November)

Holgates is a family owned business with a range of Caravan Parks. Our six parks all offer something different and are spread across the Bay coastline with locations both in North Lancashire and South Cumbria. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work as part of our team.

Location:  Holgates Caravan Parks, Silverdale

 Within this role you will be responsible for working on static caravans and other company rental properties. This is role will be based at Silverdale with occasional travel to our other sites.

Main duties include:

  • To carry out daily maintenance of the site, keeping areas safe and well swept, general repairs, grass cutting, strimming, weeding, emptying bins.  
  • Be able to interact effectively with customers on site and assist in basic queries from customers.
  • Cleaning and maintaining facilities, including toilet facilities.
  • To ensure clear communication on required tasks to meet legal and compliance standards on site.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Support fellow colleagues with cleaning guest accommodations if required.
  • The ideal candidate will ensure that a high standard of site presentation and ensure safety is achieved and maintained, have a good eye for detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • The role will include locking and unlocking of the premises and dealing with out of hours call outs.

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of joinery, plumbing and electrical systems (preferable);
  • Experience using hand and electrical tools and machinery;
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of the caravan / holiday home industry preferable;
  • Full UK Driving license.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and requirements, you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the company. 

Job Type: Full-time, flexible rota, including evenings, weekends and on calls.

Benefits: Pension scheme, discounted meals, free gym membership

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Job: Gas Engineer

Download this job description here: Job Description Gas Engineer

Holgates is a family owned business with a range of Caravan Parks. Our six parks all offer something different and are spread across the Bay coastline with locations both in North Lancashire and South Cumbria. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work as part of our team.

Location:  Holgates Caravan Parks, Silverdale

 Within this role you will be responsible for working on static caravans and other company rental properties. This is role will be based at Silverdale with occasional travel to our other sites.

Main tasks of this job include:

 • Maintenance and repairs on static caravans.

 • Servicing caravans, internal and external repairs and fitting accessories.

 • Gas and electrical testing, boiler servicing, repairs and fault finding.

 • A mechanical interest and someone eager to learn is essential.

 • Plumbing skills are desirable to assist with plumbing repairs and connection of caravans.

 • LPG gas qualification essential.

 • Experience with static caravans desirable.

 • Depending on location may include on-calls.

Job Type: Full-time 

Benefits: Pension scheme, discounted meals, free gym membership

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Our Application Process:

Once you have completed an application, you will receive an email confirmation from Holgates. We’ll contact you again when we have had chance to review all the applications and have a shortlist of applicants. 

Should you be successful we will invite to come in for an interview. At interview we want to learn more about you, we ask you competency based questions and want to hear about your previous work experience and was well as what is important to you outside of work. If you have been successful at interview, we will make a phone call to you and let you know. 

When you have accepted we will send the Holgates Offer pack to you and agree a start date for you to join the Holgates Family.   Once you have been successfully appointed in your new role, the Holgates Family look after you, we want our people to feel valued and recognised. You begin with a 12 week probationary period. 

We give you formal and informal training and your line manager will help you get to know your role and the rest of the family at Holgates. You will learn your skills in a practical way, on the job learning from others. Your line manager will provide regular coaching, and help you to make sure you feel confident and comfortable in your new job.   

If you have any disability please let us know at jobs@holgates.co.uk so we can contact to discuss any requirements or reasonable adjustments you may need.   

Good luck with your application, fingers crossed you meet us soon!