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Holiday Cottage Cleaner - Veryan

The National Trust
Eye, Suffolk
9.60 per hour
Closing date
18 May 2022
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Holiday Cottage Cleaner - Veryan


We are looking for Holiday Cottage Cleaner to prepare our stunning holiday cottages in the heart of the Roseland peninsula at our holiday cottages near Porthscatho, Veryan or Gorran. 

The changeover days will fall Monday to Saturday so flexibility is essential due to popular short breaks and late bookings. We have a particular need for help on Fridays & Mondays. Flexible hours can be discussed at interview. The start time would be typically be 9.30 – 10 am and the changeover time will vary from 4 to 6 hours depending on the size of the cottage. Rotas are issued in advance and we will try to accommodate other commitments. 

Hours: 520 hours per year (10 to 12 hours a week.)

Salary: £9.60 per hour.

Duration: Permanent. Part time annualised salaried.

Internally you will be known as 'Holidays Operation Assistant'

As the cottages are remote you will require your own transport as public transport is limited.

What it's like to work here

To find out more about the cottages visit

To find out more about this vacancy call Laura on 07974629291 or email

What you'll be doing

On change-over days, you’ll make sure that everything’s clean and prepared for our guests to arrive. This will include making sure the cottage is thoroughly cleaned, well presented and welcoming for our guests. We’d also like you to keep an eye out and report any repairs or odd jobs that need doing along with replacing any broken items from the store supplies. You’ll need to be able to manage your own time and organise a diary for all the bookings. We will give you plenty of support and training and you’ll be very much part of a wider team.

Full Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) is provided for all teams and additional extensive measures in place to protect staff.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

You'll be;

•            Helpful & Friendly

•            Well organised

•            Customer focused with a positive attitude

•            Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn

•            A team player, but also can work on your own initiative

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

Wherever you’re from, and whatever your background, we want to hear from you – and it doesn’t matter if you’re jam first, cream first, or even if you don’t like scones at all. Everyone is welcome.

Benefits for working at the National Trust include:

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.


The National Trust is committed to promoting and preserving those places of natural beauty and historic interest for which it has the privilege to be responsible for the benefit of the nation, for everyone for ever.

The Trust is proud of what has been achieved over the last 126 years and is determined to maintain those high standards of conservation, stewardship and curatorial care for which it has been recognised throughout the world.

Its achievements have enabled the general public and the Trust’s members and visitors to enjoy and appreciate the countryside, coastline, gardens, historic buildings and collections, all of which encapsulate so much of the history of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is a duty to tell that history in a complete, balanced and accurate way, and without judgement.

The National Trust continues as a guardian of the past, and for the future, to uphold its duty to maintain and enhance what has been entrusted to its care.

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