Join The Family

We love to celebrate our people and watch as they grow, whether they’ve been with us for a few weeks or since we launched 25 years ago. Every member of our team is part of the Habitat First family.

Our workplaces are fun and professional, providing opportunities for people to be individual, listened to, and most importantly, flourish.  We know that creating a welcoming environment for our teams means that they’ll provide the very best experience for our residents and guests.

Sourcing and retaining a dedicated and talented team is the key to our success. To ensure we retain talent, we offer excellent opportunities for career progression, training and the opportunity to be heard.

If you’ve got what it takes to make our estates a special place to visit, and you want to join a business that cares about the environment as much as it does its people, we’d love to hear from you.

Browse our job vacancies by category below, follow us on LinkedIn for more updates or email us now with a covering letter and CV to careers@habitatfirstgroup.com.

Join the family The Perks

Finance & HR

Finance & HR

  • Senior Finance Assistant

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    The post holder will be part of a team who are responsible for financial advice, information and other financial input (e.g. business planning, budgeting, service level agreements, costing and market testing) to a range of services.

    This role is a key support to the finance team with a variety of accounts working across a number of different companies. The role requires someone with solid accounting knowledge, the experience of using computerised accounts software (Microsoft Dynamics & Sage 50 Accounts would be ideal), attention to detail, strong organisational skills and good communication. The work will involve working to tight deadlines and timescales for reporting and will suit someone able to work independently as well as part of a team.

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Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

  • Marketing Manager

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    We are seeking an inspiring Marketing Manager to join our growing Marketing team on a full-time permanent basis. You will be part of a busy team who work across multiple brands promoting sales, rentals and onsite experience for our holiday home communities in the South West. As a hybrid role, you will spend a minimum of three days a week based at Lower Mill Estate and two days a month based at Silverlake, Dorset.

    This is an exciting new position for the team, so we need someone who is comfortable to shape and build the department, working closely with the Marketing Director. Management, digital experience and organisational skills are key, as you will be managing the day-to-day digital marketing activities and priorities of the team, whilst also working with consultants and external agencies.

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Maintenance & Housekeeping

Maintenance & Housekeeping

  • Summer Work – Housekeeping Assistants

    Lower Mill Estate, Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire

    Join our friendly team in the cleaning and upkeep of privately owned holiday homes based on our beautiful Lower Mill Estate.

    We're looking for enthusiastic team members to join us on a fixed-term contract between the 1st of July and the 10th of September to work Monday and Friday only, between 10.00 am - 4.00 pm.

    This is a great opportunity for those looking to keep busy and make some money during the summer holidays.

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  • Housekeeping Assistant

    Silverlake Dorset

    Habitat First Group is a family company and because of our unique position, can provide great benefits for you and your family to enjoy.

    Silverlake is situated in a stunning location and sprawls over hundreds of acres, with a whole host of activities for our employees and their families to enjoy.

    We are seeking Housekeeping Cleaning Assistants to clean and prepare our amazing houses for both property owners and rental guests.

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  • Housekeeping Assistants – Casual Contract

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    The Housekeeping team is fabulous close knit team of around 30 Housekeepers, Team Leaders and Supervisors who are constantly striving to ensure we deliver a 5* cleaning service to our property owners and rental guests.

    Our casual staff will have access to all the development training that our permanent staff members receive. You'll have a friendly bunch of staff to work with plus the flexibility to choose the hours that suit you (and department) best - it really is a great opportunity for someone who may have other commitments elsewhere but keen to earn an extra bit of money.

    This position could also lead to a permanent position in the near future!

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Customer Service & Reservations

Customer Service & Reservations

  • Customer Services

    Silverlake - Crossways, Dorset

    Habitat First Group own three luxury Estates based in the Cotswolds, Dorset and North Devon and we’re searching for a talented and enthusiastic Customer Services Representative to be the first point of contact for holiday guests and property owners, at our beautiful Silverlake Estate (Warmwell).

    Our ideal candidate would be highly organised, focused on providing a first-class customer service with exceptional communication and problem-solving skills.

    To be successful in this role, it is crucial to be able to work independently, able to take on and enjoy the responsibility of managing the operations of our property rentals. Additionally, the ability to contribute as an enthusiastic and positive team member is key.

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  • Outdoor Activities Assistant – Lower Mill Estate, Cirencester

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    The Activity Hub is a young and exciting company who provide a range of activities for the guests and residents including water sports hire and instruction, bicycle hire, yoga, soft play and personal training.

    We are searching for enthusiastic team members to assist with cycle and water sport rental, whilst providing excellent customer service via email, face to face and over the phone and be an enthusiastic team player conscious of promoting the Activity Hubs services.

    This is a casual position during our high season months and hours can vary to suit you.

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Hospitality

Hospitality

  • Cook

    Silverlake Dorset

    We are looking for an individual to join our team at Hurricane Terrace, Silverlake Estate. This is a unique opportunity to help grow our small business into something for our team, homeowners and rental guests to be proud of. This is a perfect role for someone who loves a bit of cooking, likes people and enjoys being part of a small team. We have set up a little offering for our staff members and a colourful, fresh tapas menu for our holiday makers in peak season. We also have a wood burning pizza oven that we operate at the weekends. If you are looking for a job to fit around the school run, can work some weekends and have some mid week off, this is a very flexible role and we will tailor it as best we can to suit your personal set up.

    We are a great company with some exciting, progressive plans that you can be part of, if you so wish.

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  • Chef De Partie Apprentice

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    Our Food and Beverage team spans our two catering operations – Ballihoo at Lower Mill Estate in the Cotswolds and The Hurricane Terrace and Bar at Silverlake in Dorset.

    Working at Ballihoo is very unique. Fundamentally, we believe in customer service being a way of life. We do this through our food, our service, our personalities. We tap into our guests and treat them as we ourselves would like to be treated. With respect, honour and love. We teach our younger colleagues valuable life skills on how to deal with many walks of society.

    Our team has a lot of autonomy, and they are often found foraging to make home-made goodies, brainstorming dishes or coming up with ideas for themed events.

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  • Front of House – Lower Mill Estate

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    Ballihoo restaurant is at the centre of Lower Mill Estate in the Cotswolds, just outside of Cirencester. With privately owned homes and holiday stays it is always busy, with a spa, lakes and nature reserve for the guests to enjoy.

    Habitat First Group have many opportunities for exceptional Front of House staff to join the Ballihoo restaurant team throughout the summer period.

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