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Valley Operations Assistant - Lynton

The National Trust
Lynton, Devon
12.00 per hour
Closing date
5 Apr 2023

Job Details

Valley Operations Assistant - Lynton


Could you be who we're looking for? With no experience required, we need you to work across the Lorna Doone Valley as a Valley Operations Assistant! Supporting and working at the Cloud Farm campsite, Buttery Cafe, Car Park and wider events. Day to day, you'll support the delivery of an enjoyable outdoor holidays experience for our visitors. Please read the role context sheet attached to the advert for details on this unique role.

Hours: 30 per week

Contract: Fixed term until September 2023

Salary: £12 per hour

Internally you will be known as a Outdoors Holidays Operations Assistant

What it's like to work here

To find out more about what it’s like to work within “Holidays” at the National Trust, click here to watch our video.

The location is only 20 minutes from Minehead, and near postcodes of EX31, EX35 & EX34. To find out more about the site, please visit: Lorna Doone Valley | Devon | National Trust

What you'll be doing

In addition to practical tasks such as cleaning and maintenance, your role will also involve face-to-face interactions such as welcome and orientation, guest service, processing online bookings and Food and Beverage & Retail service from the Campsite shop.

A positive can-do attitude is a must in the varying world of Campsites and in return, there is an opportunity to propose, assist or lead on Outdoor activity initiatives provided by the National Trust and Partners.

Who we're looking for

• Helpful & Friendly

• Customer focused with a positive attitude

• Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn

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.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Independent financial advice

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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