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 Manager Joanne.Barron@alfatravel.co.uk
Job Title: Interchange Supervisor, Yorkshire
Salary: £36 per session (2.5 hours per session)
Hours: Part Time (See Job Description for further details)
Closing Date: 12 midnight 22nd January 2016
Benefits: Holidays, Pension, Generous staff discount scheme
Who we are
Alfa Travel is one of the UK’s most respected coach holiday companies with a turnover of almost £25 million per year. We provide quality, value for money coach holidays to the best resorts in the UK, Ireland and Western Europe, working closely with our sister company, Leisureplex Ltd, which owns 21 hotels in the UKs most popular seaside locations. Alfa Coaches operates a fleet of 48 modern luxury coaches that provide our loyal customers with a fantastic holiday experience. As an employee owed business we see our people as our most valuable asset in growing and continuing to provide a high quality service to our customers.
About the job
As the Interchange Supervisor you will have responsibility for the smooth operation of the coach interchange sessions. The main aspects of your role will involve the preparation and delivery of the interchange service for passengers. You will liaise with both Alfa and 3rd party coach drivers to make sure they are parked in the correct bays and assist with the transfer of luggage.
You will be the natural point of contact for customers, answering any questions they may have and assisting where appropriate. Supervision of the on-site team and the planning of the resource needed in relation to the numbers passing through the interchange will also be a key aspect of the role.
Close liaison with the Traffic Office based at Wheelton and the completion of relevant paperwork will be a daily occurrence.
The position is essentially part-time and commitment varies by season, please see the Job Description for more detail.
Please note that interviews are likely to take place the first week in February at Woodall Services, Sheffield, S26 7XR
Who are we looking for
Experience of working in a similar role would be advantageous but is not essential. We are looking for you demonstrate a passion for customer service whilst keeping calm under pressure. Having the ability to influence and direct coach drivers will play a vital part in your success, so strength of character will be critical. You will also have the ability to supervise and lead the on-site team and be physically able to handle passenger’s luggage.
How to Apply
Please submit an up to date CV and covering letter, explaining why you wish to be considered for this position, to Mike Howarth via the email address below:
For more information, please download a copy of the job description for more details: Interchange Supervisor
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), Midlands (Tamworth) and South East (Reading area) of England.
We have several vacancies for North West, South East and Midlands based drivers to work on British holidays for the 2015 season. We offer an attractive salary package which includes performance bonus payments, holiday concessions and opportunities for additional earnings. We also have vacancies for part time coach drivers to work from our depot in the village of Higher Wheelton, between Chorley and Blackburn.
You will be engaged on private hire work, feeders for our tour programme and holiday tours.
If you would like further details or to be placed on a waiting list for vacancies, please e-mail a our Operations Director Andrew.Blundell@alfatravel.co.uk