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Holiday Cottage Cleaner - Hope Valley, Derbyshire

The National Trust
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
£12.30 per hour
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Holiday Cottage Cleaner - Hope Valley, Derbyshire


We're looking for a Holiday Cottage Cleaner to prepare our stunning holiday cottages at White Edge Lodge (White Edge Moor Longshaw), Yarncliff Lodge (Nether Padley) and Greenwood Farm, Sheffield Road Hathersage.



Hours: 10 hours per week. The main changeover day being a Monday, Thursday and Friday, however, short breaks mean that changeover days can also fall on other days of the week, and you would have the opportunity to work other, additional hours if you are able to do so.

Rotas are issued in advance, and we try to accommodate other commitments where possible.

Salary: £11.50 per hour

Duration: Permanent

Internally you will be known as 'Holidays Operation Assistant'

Market Supplement “Role / Location allowance” trial Amount £1,560 per annum 

Employees in roles attracting market supplement “Role / Location allowance” receive a monthly payment in addition to their basic salary to reflect current external market factors affecting recruitment and retention.

The market supplement ““Role / Location allowance” is paid in 12 equal monthly amounts and is subject to tax and national insurance deductions. Such payments are pensionable and are included in calculations for benefits such as sick pay, family leave pay and redundancy.

The market supplement “Role / Location allowance” trial will be applied until 01/12/2025 when it will be reviewed. If it is to be removed fully the Trust will issue a notice of intent and articulate a stepped reduction of 75%, 50%, 25% over a minimum of three years. Payment will cease immediately if an employee moves to a role that does not attract a Market Supplement “Role / Location allowance” allowance. 


What it's like to work here




You'll be part of a friendly team working across holiday cottages on the Longshaw Estate. Normal working days will be Monday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of 10 - 4. Occasionally there may be some variation to this.



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


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.



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




• no experience is required, training will be provided



• we'd love to hear from you if you have a great attitude and lots of enthusiasm


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

• EV car lease scheme 

• Perks at work discounts such as 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 Trust places

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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