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Various Departments Available at Watermouth Castle

Various Departments Availible – Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle

  • Seasonal Positions available for Full or Part Time work from May 2023 until November 2023
  • Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe
  • Compensation: £7.49 – £10.42 per hour (age dependent)

About the Company

Escapade Group Limited operate the ultimate indoor and outdoor adventure parks.  Currently operating three popular brands, Hobbledown, Kidspace and Gripped across five sites, the business has ambitious plans to grow and expand.  At present, there is an established Hobbledown Adventure Farm Park & Zoo at Epsom, Hobbledown Heath which opened in 2022 alongside Gripped, the best Adrenaline park in the South and two incredible indoor play and children’s party venues at Croydon and Romford.

We welcome over 900,000 people a year through our doors and host over 7000 birthday parties a year.  In April 2023 we will be adding Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle to our portfolio which will take our visitor numbers to over 1 million per annum.


About the Role

Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle is now recruiting for seasonal team for a variety of roles, including Food & Beverage team, Rides operators, Admissions team, Clean team and Grounds & Maintenance team.


Each department will have slightly different specific requirements, however the following list is the main responsibilities for all department teams:


1. Customer Service

  • Act as a point of contact for visitors, answer questions, give directions and engage positively with visitors
  • Report any issues or problems to the Duty Manager or Line Manager in order to drive continuous improvement
  • Deliver outstanding customer service and demonstrate positive body language to all visitors
  • Drive and encourage positive online social media reviews such as Trip Advisor, Facebook and Google
  • Offer a positive first response when handling visitor feedback, complaints or queries
  • Escalate any visitor issues to the Duty Manager or Line Manager if unable to resolve and conclude
  • Assist with lost children and follow the procedure when a child is lost or missing from their parent or guardian
  • Call for First Aid assistance should any accidents or incidents occur


2. Presentation & Standards/Cleanliness

  • Ensure cleanliness standards are maintained to a high standard and take pride in the appearance of the park at all times
  • Empty bins and litter pick in assigned area of work and around the whole park when moving to and from different areas
  • Dispose of all rubbish and waste correctly
  • Clean and monitor toilets to ensure they are cleaned regularly and checked throughout the day
  • Attend to spills as and when required
  • Handle cleaning materials and chemicals correctly and in line with COSHH training


3. Standard Operating Procedures

  • Follow and complete opening and closing checklists in line with the standard operating procedures for each area of the park
  • Oversee the queue lines and capacity limits for the specific area of the park
  • Clear and clean tables in eating areas


4. Health & Safety

  • Responsible for complying with the company policy regarding Health & Safety
  • Ensure job role is performed safely in line with the standard operating procedure and any specific safety controls
  • Ensure hygiene standards are adhered to in specific work area
  • Report any Health & Safety issues, potential hazards, accidents or near misses to your Line Manager, Duty Manager or member of the Management team immediately
  • Applicants for this role must be over 16 years of age.


The job holder will perform any other reasonable tasks as requested by the General Manager or Director of the business.


How to Apply

If you believe you have what it takes to come on-board and would like to be part of something new and exciting, we would love to hear from you.  Please simply apply by hitting the apply button.


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