There are many different opportunities at Alfa Leisureplex, from office-based positions at our Head Office in Chorley, Lancashire, to hotel staff roles across our 21 Leisureplex Hotels, to working as part of our Traffic Operations team, in Customer Care or as one of our valued Coach Drivers. We pride ourselves on offering excellent career progression opportunities across the company, for those looking to develop and further themselves within the industry.
Our 21 hotels each have a small core of permanent management staff who recruit, train and manage over 400 seasonal employees each year. Many of our seasonal staff are recruited locally to the hotels, and in addition many of our hotels can provide on-site staff accommodation, meaning that a number of staff join us from further afield, many from overseas. Our hotels are situated in the UK’s most popular resorts, across Cornwall, Somerset & Devon, the South East, Wales, Northern England and Scotland.
To see a full list of current vacancies and to apply for jobs, please visit our Leisureplex web site
Our Head Office is situated in Euxton near Chorley in Lancashire, where we employ staff in Reservations, Sales, Marketing, and other support functions such as Accounts and IT. Staff turnover at Chorley is very low, but we are always interested to hear from people who would be interested in working for us (full or part time). If you would like further details or wish to be placed on a waiting list for future vacancies, please e-mail our Human Resources Officer Sean.Keely@alfatravel.co.uk
Our transport operations are very diverse and we employ coach drivers, interchange staff and schedulers based in the North West (Preston/Chorley), North East (Bowburn), Yorkshire (Woodall), Midlands (Tamworth) and South East (Reading area) of England.
Hours: To be discussed
Closing Date: 16th January 2017
Benefits: Staff Discount, Pension, Bonus
Who we are
Alfa Coaches is the passenger transport arm of the Group and is key part of our larger hospitality Group known as the Alfa Leisureplex Group. As an employee owned business your opinion counts and part of this is our ability to offer an attractive salary package which includes performance bonus payments, holiday concessions and opportunities for additional earnings and training. Alfa Coaches has a fleet of 49 vehicles predominantly Mercedes Tourismo’s that provide a quality holiday experiences for our valued customers throughout the UK and Europe.
About the job
We are seeking to recruit a number of coach drivers to join our team from March 2017 for the season and moving forward on a variety of contracts from permanent, part time or even on casual basis. The role involves providing a safe and comfortable environment for our customers to enjoy their holiday in regard to travel. You will be in charge of a coach predominately working on feeder routes into our Interchanges situated throughout the country; Bowburn, Burtonwood, Woodall, Tamworth and Reading then transporting our customers on to a Holiday Destination. Whilst in resort you will responsible for the Holiday Tours and excursions. We do ask the drivers are willing to participate in private hire work as this is a growing area for us during the less busy season in particular. With our national presence, we can accommodate applications whatever your home location.
Who are we looking for
Having previous experience of operating Coach Tours would be a distinct advantage including possessing the relevant qualifications to operate one of our coaches. We are looking for successful candidates to be more than just a driver; having the ability to demonstrate a real passion for customer service is vital to delivering a great holiday. Being able to adapt depending on the situation and being confident working with members of the pubic is also essential. We are aiming to have successful candidates in place by the beginning of March 2017.
How to apply
If you have coach driving experience and this is of interest to you please send your CV including current & past employment, preferred areas to tour & qualifications to Tony Newton via the email below or call HR directly to discuss further 01257 248095.
For more information, please download the following job description: Alfa Tour Driver Job Description 2016–>