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Job Opportunities

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 22 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.

LEISUREPLEX HOTELS

Our 22 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

ALFA HOLIDAYS

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


CURRENT VACANCIES

There are two vacancies currently available – Office Cleaner and Operations Director. Please see below for more details.

Job Title: Office Cleaner

Location: Head Office, Euxton, Chorley (travel to another office in Wheelton required daily)

Salary: £7.20 per hour + benefits – Staff Discount, Partnership Bonus, Pension, Travel between sites

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (3.5 per day flexible see below) Monday – Friday Job Share would be considered

Closing Date: 12pm 19 August 2016

About the job

You will be responsible for the cleaning of both the Head Office in Chorley and Traffic Office in Wheelton. For both offices and travel in between, which is a 15 minute journey we allow 3 hours 30 minutes per day. Having a full clean driving licence with access to your own transport will be essential.

Hours of work can be flexible for example Head Office 6:30am – 8:30am or 17:00pm – 19:00pm & Wheelton 7:00am – 8:15am or 17:00pm – 18:15pm. Options to be discussed further at interview stage and a job share would also be considered if you require less hours.

Your main task will be to make sure the offices are cleaned to a high standard each day including emptying waste paper bins, dusting desks, vacuuming carpets and minimal washing up. As part of the role you will also be responsible for the stock control of cleaning products, towels, toilet rolls etc.

We are looking to conduct the first stage of interviewing the week commencing 29 August 2016. Ideally we would like the candidate to be in place by the no later than 26 September 2016.

Who we are

The Alfa Leisureplex Group is one of the UK’s most highly respected coach holiday and hotel companies with a consolidated turnover of almost £40 million per year. We provide quality, value for money coach holidays to the best resorts in the UK, Ireland and Western Europe through our Alfa Travel tour operation. Through our Leisureplex Hotels subsidiary we own and operate 22 hotels in the UKs most popular seaside locations, whilst Alfa Coaches operates a fleet of 46 modern luxury coaches. As an employee owed business with over 600 employee partners, we see our people as our most valuable asset in growing our business and continuing to provide a high quality service to our customers

Who we are looking for

Previous experience of cleaning properties is essential and experience of cleaning in office environments is desirable. An awareness of Health & Safety procedures as well as a thorough understanding of cleaning procedures will be required.

You will need to be able to work without supervision, as there will be times when there are limited persons on the premises. You will need to complete and understand basic paperwork; therefore a reasonable level of literacy is essential. Mostly we are looking for a reliable person who demonstrates a good attitude.

How to Apply

If this role is of interest to you please submit your CV to Sean Keely @ sean.keely@alfatravel.co.uk

For more information, please download the following job description: Office Cleaner Job Description


Operations Director

Lead a Well Known Employee Owned Passenger Transport Business

Logistics, Transport or Supply Chain Professional

Location: Chorley, North West

Salary: £Competitive + benefits including profit share, bonus, pension and more

Closing Date: 5pm 31 August 2016

This is an excellent opportunity to join this highly successful and well known employee owned company which has a significant established business in passenger transport as a key part of a larger hospitality group. The role will appeal to a graduate qualified transport, logistics and supply chain professional who also have a PCV International CPC.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this general management position has profit and loss responsibility for the passenger transport arm of the group.  With a fleet of 46 Mercedes Benz coaches and an experienced management team in place, the challenges in the role are to bring leadership and a more commercial edge to a well-established team comprising traffic management, engineering drivers and interchange staff.

The company has a strong heritage, high brand recognition and a reputation for excellent standards of customer care. It now needs a more dynamic approach to business efficiencies to improve an already impressive margin and to further enhance its already high levels of customer and staff satisfaction.

Candidates will need to be highly organised and driven individuals who will bring innovative ideas and energy. Graduate qualified, with a degree in transport management, logistics or supply chain you will also need a PCV operators’ licence (or be prepared to obtain one) and combine this with excellent planning, a critical attention to detail and IT skills. You will have an impressive career to date in passenger transport or logistics and you will have experience in operations and commercial areas and importantly you will have excellent team leadership and change management competencies.

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will bring clear strategic thinking and be a committed team player, contributing to overall group direction.

This is an excellent time to be joining this highly respected group. The management culture is open, pragmatic and forward thinking and the unusual employee ownership structure ensures that drivers are committed to constant improvement. The role will appeal to an individual who enjoys the challenge and opportunity of turning a good operation into a really excellent one. The benefits are broad ranging and comprehensive and include profit sharing bonus. The appointed candidate will be expected to live within easy commuting distance of Chorley.

Applications with full C.V. to: Sean Keely, Human Resources via email sean.keely@alfatravel.co.uk or contact 01257 248095 for a further discussion.

For more information, please download the following job description: Alfa Coaches Operations Director Job Description


TRANSPORT

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.

Current Transport Vacancies

Coach Tour Drivers

We have several vacancies for North West, South East and Midlands based drivers to work on British holidays for the 2016 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