Jobs at Holker

Our latest vacancies can be found below.
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Cleaning Operative - Devonshire Buildings, Barrow

We currently require a part-time cleaning operative for our apartment buildings, situated on Barrow Island.  The Devonshire Buildings accommodate 112 apartments, managed from an on-site Estate Office adjoined to the Buxton Street building.

A cleaning operative is now required to assist the Lettings Manager with the cleaning of the serviced apartments for approximately 16 hours per week.  This role will require good practical skills and a desire to maintain a high standard of appearance in the property. 

A competitive remuneration package, dependant on experience will be offered.

Please download a copy of the Job Description by clicking DB Cleaner Feb 19

Please reply by email with a full CV to: estateoffice@holker.co.uk.

Please note the closing date for applications is: 3rd April 2019

The Holker Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we would appreciate if you could complete our Equal Opportunities Form attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

 

Garden Volunteering Opportunities

We are looking to recruit a small number of volunteers to help with our work in the ornamental and kitchen gardens.

Volunteers will work alongside the garden team, assisting with the day to day maintenance and development of the gardens.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience, learn new skills and improve your plant knowledge.

Click here for a role description

Click here for an application form

For more information please email gardeners@holker.co.uk

Seasonal Kitchen Garden Assistant (Full time for 5 months)

We are looking to recruit a motivated seasonal kitchen gardener to join our team at Holker. This role will be predominately involved in supporting the kitchen garden team to provide flowers, fruit and vegetables to the estate and external contracts. They may also occasionally work in the rest of the gardens if required to meet the needs of the estate.

Holker Hall is one of the nation’s best loved stately homes and the gardens are renowned for their immaculate presentation and plantsmanship. The kitchen garden, (which is not open to the public) is currently being re-established with a focus on the commercial production of cut-flowers and vegetables. Day to day work will include, sowing, watering, weeding, harvesting, tying in and any other tasks required to ensure the smooth running of the production cycle. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the ongoing development of the kitchen garden and improve your horticultural skills and knowledge. If you are highly motivated, with a passion for flowers and vegetables, we would like to hear from you.

For a full Job description please click here

Please apply with a CV and a simple cover letter/or email outlining why you would like the job to;
Glyn Sherratt
Head Gardener
Holker Hall
Cark-in Cartmel
Grange-over-Sands
Cumbria
LA117PL
Or email to Gsherratt@Holker.co.uk

Deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 29th March 2019
Interviews week commencing: Monday 8th April 2019

The Holker Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we would appreciate if you could complete our Equal Opportunities Form attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Assistant Head Groundsman, Cartmel Racecourse

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Head Groundsman to join our Cartmel Racecourse team.

Cartmel Racecourse is situated on the beautiful Furness Peninsula in the south of Cumbria and forms part of the Holker Estate.   Cartmel is known as the third best attended jumps course in the UK, coming in behind the racing heavy weights of Cheltenham and Aintree.  Cartmel races 4 times a year over 9 days from the late May Bank Holiday through to the August Bank Holiday.  In recent years our grounds team were awarded Ground Staff Champion by the RCA and highly commended by the IOG in their Professional Horseracing Grounds Team category.   In 2018 we won the Readers’ Choice awards at the RCA Showcase Awards.  This is a rare opportunity to join a small team with responsibility for making racing at Cartmel the very special experience our racegoers have come to expect.

A full time vacancy has arisen for a committed and pro-active individual to join the Cartmel team.  Candidates must be self-motivated, organised, flexible and able to demonstrate initiative. Relevant experience, skills and practical qualifications are essential and please download the full job description here CS Assistant Head Groundsman Feb19.

Please apply with a full CV and covering letter explaining why you are the right person for the job to:-

Email: Fran@holker.co.uk

Please note the closing date for application is: Monday 25th March 2019

The Holker Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we would appreciate if you could complete our Equal Opportunities Form attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

 

OPENING TIMES

The Hall, Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall, Gift Shop & Ilex Brasserie is now open for the 2019 season.

 

2019 Opening Times

15th March - 3rd November

Wednesday to Sunday (+Bank Holiday Mondays)

Hall - 11am - 4pm

Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall & Gift Shop - 10.30am - 5pm