Interested in Joining The Holgates Team?
We are preparing for the busy season ahead and have a number of exciting new job opportunities available as a result of our business success and continued growth. This is all thanks to our Holgates Heroes that keep our standards exceptionally high and our customers happy!
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 are looking for 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
Recruitment Open Day 11th November 2017 10am to 5pm, Middlebarrow Plain, Cove Road, Silverdale, LA5 0SH. 
Please come along and register your interest in working for Holgates and see what opportunities are available.
Job Title: 
Grounds Person
Place of Work:
Holgates Caravan Park
Job Description/ Duties:
We are recruiting for a Grounds Person with the ability to maintain our 5 star parks. We are looking for someone who is prepared to work outdoors in various locations and in all weathers.
Applicant Criteria: 
The ideal candidate will be prepared to undertake all tasks required which will include:
  • General maintenance and development of grounds, public areas, buildings and property to a safe and high standard;
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment, machinery and vehicles;
  • Maintenance and repair of caravans;
  • Maintain, develop and landscape grounds, car parks, patios, paths, recreational areas, golf course, woodland areas, gardens and caravan pitches;
  • Site, connect and disconnect caravans to/from services;
  • Move storage tourers and caravans;
  • Install, repair and build decking;
  • Machinery work, including driving tractors, mowers and other machinery.
An understanding of Health and Safety legislation and guidelines is required.
Key tasks:
  • Assist the Food and Beverage Manager to manage, coordinate, supervise, operate and administer the Food and Beverage service.
  • Promote a high standard of work and performance from all Food and Beverage Staff.
  • Ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered.
  • Ensure a high standard of personal presentation and appearance by all.
  • Ensure drinks/snacks/meals are served to guests in an efficient and friendly manner.
  • Ensure stock is kept to the appropriate levels in the bar with effective stock rotation.
  • Maintain cleanliness in the bar, restaurant and cellar areas at all times.
  • Ensure that tables are cleared and cleaned, and that all areas are clean and free from litter.
  • Assist the Food & Beverage Manager to achieve sales targets and profitability by recognising, and creating sales opportunities.
  • Take payment and operate tills (knowledge of products and prices is essential).
  • Ensure all monies coming in are recorded on the tills.
  • Ensure the Bar & Restaurant are ready for the opening times and security is maintained at closing times.
  • Assist the Food & Beverage Manager with induction and training new staff.
  • Work within the legal requirements of the Licensing Laws.
  • Duties in other areas of the business may be required from time to time.
Essential Criteria:
  • Previous supervisory/assistant manager experience.
  • Excellent customer service and a positive attitude to customers.
  • The successful applicant must be eligible to work in the UK and have reasonable levels of numeracy and literacy.
  • Evening, weekend and bank holiday work is required.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Experience in the tourism sector would also be advantageous.

Salary will be dependent upon experience.

Accommodation may be provided if necessary.

Job Type: Full-time


Job Summary

We are looking for a full time qualified chef to assist in our restaurant kitchen from Holgates Caravan Park, Silverdale. The successful applicant will have previous experience working in a busy kitchen but also have the ability to work alone. Cover will also be required at other sites across the business so a current driving licence is desirable.

Qualifications and Skills

Qualified Chef.

Food Hygiene.


Gym Membership.

Pension Scheme.

Accommodation available if required.

Discount meals.

Superb Location.

Job Type: Full-time


Full or Part Time Lifeguard / Leisure Club Assistant

Job Purpose

  • To supervise the security and safety of the public, ensuring their enjoyment in all areas of the facility and carry out rescues as required;
  • To assist the Leisure Club Manager in the preparation and activities of Holgates Leisure Club in a professional manner to ensure a high quality of service is provided to pool and gym users;
  • To maintain the facility to a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene at all times.

Person Specification - Essential Criteria

  • Pool Lifeguard Qualification;
  • Skill in the application of life-guarding surveillance and rescue techniques;
  • Commitment to team-working;
  • Excellent communication skills when dealing with the public;
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations;
  • Administration skills;
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures;
  • Ability to maintain high levels of cleanliness and hygiene;
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Person Specification - Desirable Criteria

  • Qualified First Aider;
  • Previous work as a Lifeguard;
  • Gym Instructor Qualification;
  • Level 2 Pool Plant qualification.

Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply:
If interested in any of the positions available please send a CV and request an application form to or alternatively call us on 01524 701508 and ask to speak to Amy Parker.
OR download an application form here