Tresco Estate

Cottage Cleaning Couples - Christmas 2020 to Summer 2021 - Live in / Accommodation Available

Tresco Estate
Tresco Island, Isles of Scilly - Live in / Accommodation Available (Couple or Single)
Competitive + Accommodation Available
16 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020

Cottage Cleaning Staff - Isles of Scilly

We require cleaning staff to join our friendly teams looking after our timeshare and holiday cottages for the end of the 2020 season, with potential to return for summer 2021.

Accommodation available for both couples & singles. Couple applications are welcome for any roles across Tresco Island and Hell Bay Hotel

Duties include:

  • Cleaning guest accommodation to a very high standard
  • Changing linen and ensuring all used linen is transported to the laundry department
  • Performing inventory checks so that cottages are ready and fully equipped for the next guests
  • Checking cottages for any maintenance or decoration issues and reporting these to the maintenance team
  • Assisting with the laundry and cleaning of other guest and staff areas across the island

Our ideal candidate:

  • A perfectionist with a keen eye for detail
  • Experienced in or have good knowledge of housekeeping
  • Good at working efficiently as part of a team
  • Willing to undergo any training provided to assist in the role
  • Well presented and maintain smart appearance (uniform is provided)
  • Consistently hard working, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Competent at cycling to efficiently travel between cottages


About Tresco Estate

Tresco Estate is a family-run business on the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles from the Cornish coast, comprising Tresco Island, and Hell Bay Hotel on the neighbouring island of Bryher. Tresco Island comprises timeshare and rental cottages, two restaurants, an inn, a world famous garden, gallery, leisure spa, shop and a working farm. Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher is an award-winning boutique hotel with 25 suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, Crab Shack, therapy shed, yoga studio and outdoor pool.

Working & Living Here

We offer excellent rates of pay, provide all staff with accommodation and pay for your travel from Penzance at the beginning and end of your contract period. All of our staff are paid at National Living Wage or above, and many positions offer gratuities and the option of paid overtime. We know a good team member when we see them, and there are regular opportunities for progression within our business.

Tresco and Bryher have small and welcoming communities and share a small school, located on Tresco.

Besides getting to work on a beautiful island with the beach on your doorstep, you’ll also receive extensive benefits. These include 20% discount in our shop and restaurants, complimentary boat tickets and free use of camping equipment and kayaks to explore the islands, and preferential rates in our holiday accommodation so friends and family can come and visit.

If you would like to be valued and enjoy a great experience in a great place, we’re looking for great people.

Please note - we require all applicants ensure they have the right to work within the UK. We are unable to assist with visa and work permit applications.