Smiling group on hillside
Smiling group on hillside

Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance - Moonfleet Manor Hotel

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £26,500 + benefits & service charge

Moonfleet Manor, a distinguished hotel nestled in the heart of Jurassic coast, is seeking a dedicated and skilled Maintenance Assistant to join our team and contribute to the exceptional experience we provide. 

As maintenance assistant you will be responsible for keeping the hotel safe and in great working order – a necessity for our guests both little and big! Your role will involve managing all basic maintenance skills including painting, decorating, electrics, carpentry and plumbing. It is extremely varied, and no two days are the same! You will need to have a key eye for detail, be an effective communicator to your fellow team members, be resourceful and efficient.

This is a permanent position of 40 hours per week, including weekend work.

Key Responsibilities:

- Assist with the maintenance and repair of the hotel's facilities, including guest rooms, public areas, and grounds

- Perform routine maintenance tasks such as painting, plumbing, electrical work, and carpentry

- Conduct regular inspections of equipment and facilities to identify and address any issues or potential hazards

- Respond promptly to maintenance requests from guests and staff, and resolve issues in a timely and efficient manner

- Assist with the implementation of preventative maintenance programs to prolong the lifespan of equipment and minimise downtime.

- Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and maintain a safe working environment at all times

- Assist with landscaping and groundskeeping duties as needed

- Collaborate with other departments to support hotel operations and special projects as required

To succeed in this role we are looking for someone who has:-

- Previous experience in a maintenance or facilities role preferred

- Technical skills and knowledge of general maintenance techniques

- Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve effectively

- Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

- Physical stamina and ability to perform tasks requiring moderate to heavy lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods

- Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

If you are a proactive and reliable individual with a passion for maintenance and hospitality, we want to hear from you!

Why work with us?

• Our training and development is a little different here at LFH– we are certified by the Institute of Hospitality and offer our teams career progression by working with Umbrella Training.
• An extra day’s holiday for your birthday
EarlyPay – Need to access some of your monthly salary a little early sometimes? No problem!
Cycle to work scheme
Help@Hand - Our online health and wellbeing service – Get same day remote GP appointments, Mental Health support and Physiotherapy on us.
Life Assurance Benefit for peace of mind for your loved ones.
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity packages
• Want to give back but never have the time? We will give you a paid day off for any volunteering or fundraising you would like to get involved in once a year
The LFH Benefit Hub – Easily accessible employee discount platform for you to take advantage of at your favourite high street and online retailers
50% off Food and Beverage and the Spa across Luxury Family Hotels.
• Incredible discounted hotel stays for you, friends and family

Please ensure you check the hotel location as some of our hotels are hidden away and you will have to use your own transport to locate us!

 Who are LFH?

Part of the Luxury Family Hotel Group, Moonfleet Manor Hotel is set overlooking the incredible Jurassic coastline offering our guests the perfect location for a coastal family getaway. 2023 has brought with it completion of a full renovation of our bedrooms making them extra special for our guests. We are dedicated to creating an inspiring space for our team members that is fun, all-inclusive, professional and rewarding – just as a career in hospitality should be!

Here at LFH we are an equal opportunities employer and strive to create a diverse and accessible workplace for all. We believe in a culture and inclusive team member experience that values people from all backgrounds, race and religions. We respect, value and embrace diversity and ensure everyone is recognised and respected, we celebrate our differences.