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

  • Accounts Assistant – Lower Mill Estate

    Lower Mill Estate - Cirencester

    Due to continued growth, we are now seeking an Accounts Assistant. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in purchase/sales ledgers and cash control using Sage 50, as well as exceptional organisational / IT skills with a strong attention to detail.

    As part of a growing team and the need to work across many departments, being a strong team player with great communication and interpersonal skills is key.

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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 Representative

    Lower Mill Estate - Cirencester

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive person to join our Habitat Escapes team in delivering a seamless and quality service to all our customers either face to face on site, or over the telephone / email.

    You will be dedicated to providing a first-class customer service to our holiday guests and property owners, with excellent customer communication skills. Being able to liaise confidently and professionally is a must, with a polite and courteous manner, along with a highly flexibly approach to meet the needs of our customers. Finally, a good understanding of IT, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.

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  • Customer Services Representative

    Silverlake, Dorset

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive person to join our Habitat Escapes team in delivering a seamless and quality service to all our customers either face to face on site, or over the telephone / email.

    You will be dedicated to providing a first-class customer service to our holiday guests and property owners, with excellent customer communication skills. Being able to liaise confidently and professionally is a must, with a polite and courteous manner, along with a highly flexibly approach to meet the needs of our customers. Finally, a good understanding of IT, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.

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  • Night Warden – Silverlake

    Silverlake, Dorset

    The Night Warden is responsible for monitoring the facilities, health and safety and responding to the needs of guests and property owners.

    The Estate Warden must pay attention to detail, setting an example to deliver a standard of service and presentation that meets Habitat Escapes and its resident’s / guests needs and expectations.

    Importantly, you will need to identify with and demonstrate our core values: Flexibility & Happiness; Sustainability; Support & Accountability.

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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 (Easter and Summer) and hours can vary to suit you.

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Hospitality

Hospitality

  • Restaurant Supervisor

    Lower Mill Estate, Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire


    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.

    Our senior team are passionate about personal development and through the importance of eating seasonally, outstanding customer service, and working on your feet, we champion the need of looking after your mind, body and soul.

    Ballihoo is fun, its spacious, its outdoors (on the warmer days), the food is fresh, the pay is great. Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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  • Container Cook

    Silverlake Dorset

    The Hurricane Terrace / Bar, alfresco Pizza oven and Yurt is a unique offering to our property owners and guests overlooking the beautiful Silverlake Estate.

    We are looking for a container cook who is passionate and experienced to join our team at the Hurricane Terrace at 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. You must be self driven and treat this job as if it were your own business.

    It’s a very exciting role which works closely with the F&B Head Chef who will offer support & guidance to help you reach your next level.

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

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  • Sous Chef

    Lower Mill Estate, Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire

    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.

    Our senior team are passionate about personal development and through the importance of eating seasonally, outstanding customer service, and working on your feet, we champion the need of looking after your mind, body and soul.

    Ballihoo is fun, its spacious, its outdoors (on the warmer days), the food is fresh, the pay is great. Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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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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  • Waiting Staff – 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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  • Restaurant Supervisor – Lower Mill Estate

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    Habitat First Group own three luxury Estates based in the Cotswolds, Dorset and North Devon and we’re on the search for a progressive Restaurant Supervisor to support our Restaurant Manager in the Cotswolds.

    You’ll need to be very hands on and enjoy spending most of your time on the restaurant floor supporting your team and running the day to day operations to maximise revenue, customer satisfaction and people development, whilst also ensuring a safe environment.

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  • Chef De Partie – Lower Mill Estate

    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. 

     Our senior team are passionate about personal development and through the importance of eating seasonally, outstanding customer service, and working on your feet, we champion the need of looking after your mind, body and soul. 

     Ballihoo is fun, its spacious, its outdoors (on the warmer days), the food is fresh, the pay is great. Look forward to hearing from you soon 

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