General Assistant

Location: GlenriddingJob type: Full timeDepartment: Patterdale Hall
Role overview  

Patterdale Hall, based in Glenridding on the shores of Lake Ullswater, Cumbria, is looking to recruit a General Assistant to work on a full-time basis. The role will be for a fixed-term commencing mid/late February 2018 until the end of October 2018.

The General Assistant is a multi-functional role working in three main areas; Catering, Housekeeping and Night watch. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage but is not essential.

The above position could be ideal for a person who is part of a couple as Patterdale Hall is also recruiting for a part-time Cook/part-time General Assistant and live-in accommodation is available.

For further details please either click 'Apply' or contact Sean Duffy, Residential Manager via or telephone 0011 44 1768 482233.


A multi-functional role working in three main areas of Patterdale Hall; Catering, Housekeeping and Night watch.  At times will also assist with general maintenance.


On average 37 hours per week, between Monday and Sunday, annually.

Salary Up to £15,807 per annum
  • Where appropriate fee remission arrangements will be offered for children to attend the Senior School.
  • In line with school policy employees will have the opportunity to arrange to educate their children from Nursery age to 6th form; all on the Bolton School campus.
  • Convenient, affordable, quality childcare provision will be available before and after the school day for children who are also Bolton School pupils.
  • Sporting and leisure facilities will be available including gym, outdoor pursuits centre, swimming pool and tennis courts.
  • The opportunity to take part in the Childcare Voucher Scheme will be available.
  • Life Assurance cover.
  • Lunches will be provided free of charge on campus.
  • Training and Development Opportunities will be offered. 

28 days annual holiday. Pro-rata for the period of the fixed-term.


The Governors of Bolton School will offer new employees the opportunity to join the Bolton School Group Personal Pension Scheme. The employee will be given the option to choose their contribution but as a minimum all members will be required to contribute 6% of their gross earnings and the School will contribute 9%. If you choose not to join the Group Personal Pension scheme and you fall into the category of “eligible worker” you will be automatically enrolled into the School’s alternative pension scheme, arranged via the Peoples Pension. The minimum employee contribution is 1% of “qualifying earnings” and the School will contribute 1%. Further details are available upon appointment.

Closing date 28-Feb-2018
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