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

  • Payroll & HR Assistant

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester GL7 5JB

    We are seeking an experienced Payroll and HR Assistant to join our Finance and HR team at Lower Mill Estate on a permanent contract covering 4 to 5 days per week. The right candidate will have the opportunity to grow with the role as the business expands and have an influence on HR and Payroll Administration processes as they develop. Importantly, you will need to identify with and demonstrate our core values: Flexibility & Happiness; Sustainability; Support & Accountability.

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Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

  • Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager

    Silverlake, Dorset with some homeworking

    We are seeking a Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager to join our Marketing team at Silverlake, Dorset on a full-time permanent basis, who will support plot sales and pre-promote and eventually launch our new al fresco spa and leisure facility. 

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Maintenance & Housekeeping

Maintenance & Housekeeping

  • Housekeeping Manager – Lower Mill Estate

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    Habitat Housekeeping is looking for an experienced Housekeeping Manager to join and manage our rapidly growing and dedicated team of Housekeeping Cleaning Assistants. This is an exciting time to join the team as we are seeking to grow and build the cleaning operations. The role will involve driving the Lower Mill Estate cleaning operations forward in terms of service levels and business development.

    You will be an enthusiastic and experienced leader with a background in holiday lettings, highly adept at managing a large team of housekeeping assistants and supervisors to ensure a 5* cleaning service level is provided. You must have the confidence and communication skills to effectively monitor performance standards and resolve guest complaints.

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  • Housekeeping Assistants – Lower Mill Estate

    Lower Mill Estate – Cirencester

    You will be responsible for the cleaning and upkeep of privately owned holiday homes and facilities based on our large estates.

    Due the nature of the role, bank holidays and school holidays are the busiest times of year for us and your availability to work during these times is essential.

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Hospitality

Hospitality

  • 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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