Park Holidays

Accommodation Houskeeping Manager - Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park 

Park Holidays
Chichester, West Sussex
£20,000 Per Annum
07 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Accommodation Houskeeping Manager - Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park 

Full Time | Permanent

Park Holidays UK are a rapidly growing company and the largest caravan operator in the south of England. The business has a proven history of developing and promoting talented managers and an unprecedented investment programme across the group.

Located just outside the historic town of Chichester, West Sussex, this holiday park probably has more water than land! This means 10 large fishing lakes set in over 150 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside, yet positioned only a few miles from the beach, and the traditional seaside resort of Bognor Regis.

The entertainment centre boasts a fantastic bar with an outdoor terrace overlooking the lake. It has a range of dining options, and is a great place for meeting other holiday guests on this scenic park. It's also adjacent to our heated outdoor swimming pool so close enough for a refreshing dip between beverages.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the guest experience takes priority at all times
  • To greet & communicate with our guest in a professional & courteously at all times
  • To promote the park & company in a positive manner whilst communicating with guest visitors & suppliers
  • To ensure that you meet the company guest service standards with an aim to exceed guest expectation
  • To be presentable at all times, wearing company uniform as provided including name badge
  • Pre-season opening duties including setting up the fleet, managing deliveries of new inventory and items, rehanging curtains, spring cleaning, bring your fleet up to standard, ensuring all jobs are complete prior to opening, etc and any additional duties required
  • Winter closedown duties including putting your fleet to bed, repairing, cleaning & ironing curtains, defrosting fridges, removing all bedding, completing winter snagging list, action jobs as applicable, etc and any additional duties required
  • To attend any relevant training courses & meetings as agreed with your Line Manager
  • To support & train the cleaning team to agreed company standard
  • To monitor the standards of work of the cleaning team ensuring work is to the agreed company standard
  • To ensure the cleaning team are aware & comply with company’s Health & Safety standards and our COSHH trained (*internal cleaning team only)
  • To obtain relevant risk assessments & method statements from the cleaning contractors (contract cleaners only)
  • To complete all relevant paperwork in accordance with company operating standards & legal requirements
  • To have good communication skills & a strong working relationship with the Holiday Service team to ensure the hire fleet is at its best operating standard at all times
  • To manage the key process, ensuring keys are safeguarded & accounted for at all times
  • To manage the checking process & replacing of batteries where applicable for: smoke detectors, fire extinguishers | blankets & carbon monoxide detectors ensuring any issues are reported and necessary actions are completed prior to check-in
  • To ensure all light bulbs are checked & in working order prior to check-in
  • To check external steps & ramps as part of the checking process, any issues to be reported immediately to maintenance team
  • To be accountable for all accommodation being checked using the cleaning checklist & are all up to standard prior to check-in
  • All jobs, repairs etc to reported to the relevant department immediately following the Park’s process, including managing monthly actions e.g. defrosting fridges
  • Missing inventory to be replaced prior to check-in
  • Any outstanding actions (e.g. inventory & repairs) to be followed up and additional actions completed prior to check-in and any on-going issues to be reported back to the Accommodation Manager immediately
  • To manage the linen process, responsibilities include: recording of dirty linen | returns paperwork | separation of soiled linen | checking in deliveries & storage of clean linen | stocktaking | preparing & delivery of linen prior to check-in & ensuring linen levels are in line with current arrivals, availability & are adjusted as required so not to be over stocked
  • All housekeeping areas including storage cupboards & linen room are kept clean, tidy & well organised, complying with Health & Safety regulations


  • 20% friends and family discount on holidays booked with Park Holidays, this is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • All staff have a discount of 50% on food purchased from the complex, this does not include specials or any drinks & is subject to conditions.
  • Great staff referral scheme
  • 28 days holiday leave per annum
  • Progression Programme within the Company – Learning & development opportunities available with the potential to join the Company’s Skills Academy or Apprenticeship Development Programme.

The Company

With 31 caravan holiday parks across the southern UK coastline from Devon in the West to Suffolk in the East, we are the largest provider of caravan holiday parks in the South of England. We offer great value family UK caravan holidays and short breaks, with a selection of touring and camping holidays too, along with a wide range of static caravan holiday homes and luxury lodges for sale.

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