Housekeeper (37 hours per week but can be flexible) (Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Coniston, Cumbria)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
08/01/2024 12:00
£23,893 per annum (£12.38 per hour). A Market Forces Supplement is attached to this post.
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Coniston, Cumbria
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
8 Jan
Further Information

Housekeeper (37 hours per week but can be flexible) at Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Coniston, Cumbria
£23,893 per annum (£12.38 per hour).  A Market Forces Supplement is attached to this post. 

Term-time working and flexible working can be considered.
Thurston Outdoor Education Centre is set on the East of Coniston Lake (2 miles from Coniston Village), in the beautiful Lake District National park and owned and operated by South Tyneside Council.
2023 is an exciting time for Thurston as it marks 40 years of supporting children and young people to take part in adventurous activities within a residential setting.  We are a small and friendly team looking for someone to join us in the post of Housekeeper.  This post will contribute to domestic and cleaning services in order to maintain high standards.
Apply to join a high performing and passionate team in a magical location!
We offer excellent terms and conditions, which include:
  • 26 days annual leave (rising to 31 after 5 years’ service)
  • Support regarding a work / life balance and health and wellbeing
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Training opportunities
  • Staff benefits
  • Relocation costs 

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
For an informal discussion about the role and to apply (paper-based application form) please contact Jen Steventon, Head of Centre on 01539441218 or email: Jen.Steventon@southtyneside.gov.uk
If preferred the online application form is available for completion.  Please click on the 'Apply Now' button.

Closing date:           8 January 2024
Shortlisting:             9 January 2024
Interviews:              25 January 2024