Job Opportunities at Piperdam


Activity Barn / Leisure Manager (Full Time) – £25,000 – £27,000

As Activity Barn/Leisure Manager, and part of the senior management team, you will be required to oversee all operations within the Activity Barn (Little Pipers Soft Play/Café) and bring to life a schedule of fun, interactive and exciting ‘Go Active’ activities run for our guests. You will have accountability and responsibility for driving excellent customer service standards, exceeding expectations, while driving higher revenues: manage all aspects of budgeting, planning, while following all health and safety protocols and implement change as required.  You will also be required to attend management meetings and report as necessary to the Operations Manager/ General Manager. 

• To work as part of a team delivering outstanding customer service and standards
• Leading the Little Pipers Soft Play/Go Active team to ensure the department meets the daily, weekly, monthly and annual targets, through structured scheduling and planning of activities.
• Building relationships with guests and colleagues to resolve queries within agreed timescales and follow through to beyond satisfaction
• Training the team to deliver exceptional standards in line with all company guidelines and policies
• Taking a pro-active approach to customer complaint handling to pre-empt issues/problems and where formal complaints are received these are handled to company policies and procedures
• Managing effectively a budget and working within budget parameters.
• Purchasing – daily, weekly, monthly and annually as required for your dept.
• Ensure the team follow all H&S policy on resort and liaising with the appointed H&S manager where necessary.
• To further develop the brand/product to regularly review all programmes to propose and initiate new activities in keeping with on current trends.
• Participating in training courses to further develop customer experiences and product
• To work with the marketing team to focus on other income generating streams which could be possible in the Barn/Leisure areas
• Working closely with all other business areas of Piperdam to deliver on overall KPIs set


Greenkeeper

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Full Time Greenkeeper to join our friendly team, at Piperdam.

As a Greenkeeper, your duties will include:

• Maintaining the Golf Courses and Grounds around resort
• Using Strimmer & Blower
• Preparing the golf courses for everyday play
• Litter picking across resort
• Cutting areas of grass with Ride-On mowers
• Ensure that all external areas such as car parks, paths and roadways are kept in a clean, tidy and well-maintained condition
• Ensure the good working order of all plant machinery and equipment
• To work as part of a team delivering outstanding customer service and standards
• Completing all necessary paperwork Key Skills &
Qualities needed:
• Full driving licence preferred
• Knowledge of grass cutting machinery
• A keen eye for detail
• PA 1 & 6 would be an advantage
• Taking part in training as and when required
• Previous experience of working looking after grounds
• A highly motivated individual
• Knowledge of Health and Safety compliance
• Ability to interact positively and professionally with the public, and other members of staff

Apply today using the link below.


Seasonal Greenkeeper

We are looking to employ seasonal greenkeepers to help support and assist our team at Piperdam.

The beauty of our resort and golf courses comes from the talents and commitments of our greenkeeper staff who are one of the most essential departments in the business.

The positions will start mid-May and will last until September.

Main duties will include (but not limited to):

• Presenting the golf courses and grounds to the highest of standards on a daily basis.
• Bunker preparation and maintenance.
• Cutting and general maintenance of golf course and grounds.
• Working alone or as part of a team.

Benefits include:

* Weekend work on a rota basis
* Hourly rate matches MW
* Discount on Food
* Free use of Leisure & Gym facilities

Apply today along with your CV by simply clicking the link below.


Night Porter (Full Time 40hrs) – £10 / hour

Our Night Porter plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of our park, you will need to be a responsible and reliable person. We are looking for a hard-working individual who doesn’t mind being a night owl.

You will be able to stay calm under pressure, taking any complications in your stride. Effortlessly deal with problems as they arise and ensure standards are maintained at all times. You will need excellent communication skills and be confident to make the right decision.

If you are self-motivated and can multi-task this could be for you. Personality is what counts and whilst previous experience and basic computer skills are an advantage, full training is provided.

Responsibilities will include:

• Building and maintaining good relationships with customers.
• Late guest check-in on changeover day
• General maintenance, repairs and handy-work
• To be responsible for night to night maintenance related issues on the park
• Ensure that all internal and external areas such as car parks, paths and roadways are kept in a clean, tidy and well-maintained condition.
• Completing all necessary paperwork & reports
• Conducting external patrols
• Conducting internal patrols
• Following site specific procedures
• Maintaining the highest standards of security
• Out of hours contact for our customers
• 4 days on 4 days off on a rolling rota.


Weekend Beauty Therapist

Weekend Beauty Spa Therapist needed to ensure our Admire Spa guests are consistently treated to an impeccable customer service experience; that the operations run smoothly.

As part of the Spa team, you will help to create an outstanding experience for the customer so that they are greeted and treatments administered in a professional, friendly, and timely manner

Duties Include

▪ To ensure that all therapists are adhering to the set treatment times, procedures and to report to the Spa Manager if required
▪ To perform any duties requested by the Spa Manager
▪ To provide consultations and treatments to clients
▪ To carry out treatments to a high standard ensuring the specific procedures and treatment time is adhered to

Essential Skills

▪ Weekend work
▪ To be able to work using your own initiative as well as part of a team
▪ Preferably elemis trained Definitely 2 level 2 trained


Lodge Accommodation Housekeeper – £9.50 / hour

Cleaning and maintaining lodges to make sure that it meets any company requirements and provides a comfortable space for guests to stay on holiday.

  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/bathtubs, counter-tops, and sinks
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Washing windows (inside)
  • Vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rugs
  • Sweeping/vacuuming, polishing, and mopping hard floors
  • Using any cleaning equipment such as vacuums, mops, and other cleaning tools
  • Keeping bathrooms stocked with clean linens, toiletries, and other supplies
  • Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces

We offer to all employees free access to our onsite leisure facilities, as well as a number of staff benefits when on duty.

We advise that there is a local bus service to and from our resort.


Chef De Partie

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Partie to join our friendly restaurant and function team, at Piperdam.

As the Chef de Partie, reporting to the Head Chef, you must be competent on all sections of a busy kitchen both within the Restaurant, Bar and Function Service. You will ensure that the company’s catering standards are adhered to and that statutory requirements are met and all safety protocols followed.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Ensuring that food areas are set up for the day’s business
• Helping to run events on the day
• Helping to train the staff to quality standards
• Working closely with the Head chef and the resort team to ensure that the finer details for successful service are in place
• Ensuring that Food and Beverage rooms are cleared at the end of each event
• Help create a safe environment for both staff and guests and adhere to the company’s health and safety policy and procedures

Key Skills and Experience:

• Will have experience as a chef within a guest focused environment
• Will be passionate about catering and will enjoy the buzz of a kitchen
• Will have an excellent eye for detail


Sous Chef

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Sous Chef to join our friendly team at Piperdam.

Reporting to the Head Chef you will be assisting the Head Chef in their daily duties.

As Sous Chef, you must be capable of looking after the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence ensuring that service runs smoothly, guest satisfaction levels are high and all standards are met while following all safety protocols.

Main duties and responsibilities

• Ensuring that food areas are set up for the day’s business
• Ensuring that staff are briefed and directed accordingly
• Helping to train the staff to quality standard
• Working closely with the Head Chef and other keys dept heads to ensure that the finer details for successful service are in place
• Ensuring that Food and Beverage rooms are cleared.
• Handle guest complaints, requests and enquiries in a relaxed yet professional manner
• Help create a safe environment for both staff and guests and adhere to the company’s health and safety policy and procedures

Key Skills and Experience

• Previous experience as a sous chef within a guest focused environment
• Will be passionate about catering and will enjoy the buzz of running shifts
• Will have an excellent eye for detail


Kitchen Porter

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Kitchen Porters to join our friendly team at Piperdam.

We are looking for a kitchen Porter with experience to join our busy kitchen team.

You should be positive minded, work well as part of a team and alone and have good communication skills.

Previous experience of working in a busy kitchen would be advantageous and someone who shares our values and has genuine passion for quality food and guest satisfaction.

We want someone who understands how great food can contribute to the customers experience. Who leads, motivates and engages their team to exceed our guest expectations, many whom return time after time. If you have experience working with quality fresh ingredients get in touch.

Main duties and responsibilities

• Ensuring that food areas are set up for the day’s business
• Cleaning of the kitchen and back of house areas,
• Dish/pot washing and following
• Working closely with the Head chef to ensure that the finer details for successful service are in place
• Ensuring that Food and Beverage rooms are cleared.
• Help create a safe environment for both staff and guests and adhere to the company’s health and safety policy and procedures


Activity Barn / Little Pipers Host

Our Activity Barn and Little Pipers Soft Play are currently looking for a full-time/part-time activities / soft play / café host.

The successful candidates should have great customer service skills, be flexible, aware they will be required to work weekends, be self-motivated, can work alone as well as part of a team.

Due to our rural location it would be beneficial to the applicant to have access to transport.

The varied role consists of interacting with guests of all ages within our activities, soft play, café and party rooms. Also taking and serving food and drink orders, upselling any additional products in a busy café environment, taking payment, banking, coordinating birthday parties and general cleaning duties.

We run a number of themed events throughout the year and ask all of our staff to participate.

If you are great with children (and their parents) we would love to hear from you, being a natural entertainer is a bonus.

The successful candidate also has the potential opportunity to join our Go Active team in the future through our in house training.


Go Active Instructor (Weekends)

Are you passionate about sports and working with children and adults of all ages? Could you provide our guests with an exciting experience of fun and activities? If so then this could be the role for you.

In the role of the weekend Go Active Instructor, you will be involved in working as part of the Activity Barn team and operating to a set of activities within our Go Active calendar for a different range of age groups. Each session will contain guests of mixed abilities from beginners to advanced in our very fun schedule.

Key Duties

* Host sessions ranging from indoor activities such as archery, fencing, zorbing, Segways and balanceability as well as water based activities such as water walkerz,
* Provide a safe environment following checks and setting up of each session as per guidelines
* Bring a high energy enthusiasm to the role, working to bring memorable experiences to all our guests (local and holiday makers)
* Work weekends and holidays where required (ideal for a student)