FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I apply for a role?
Our preferred application method is online. Click on our current vacancies page, choose the position you are most interested in and click apply. Follow the instructions to upload your cv and complete our application form. If you have no computer access then you can collect an application form or request one from reception.
What happens next?
If you completed your application online will be reviewed and you will be notified if you have or haven't been successful. If you handed in an application form we only contact you if we are interested in taking your application further.
Do I need previous experience?
In many of our standard roles no, we are looking for the right attitude and we will train and develop you. Some positions may require certain qualifications or previous experience so please refer to the individual job advert for specific details.
Where are we located?
We are located in brean sands, near burnham on sea. We are approximately 10 minutes from Burnham on sea, 20 minutes from weston super mare, 30 minutes from Bridgwater. We have public bus stops located outside the entrance of the park with a bus service to and from these areas. Please look at the times and costs before submitting your application. We need to ensure that you are able to get to work to suit your department shift requirements.
What are the rates of pay?
For standard roles such as food & beverage, retail and janitorial our hourly rates are based in age categories. For more skill based posts such as reception, security, cleaning, lifeguarding an enhanced rate of pay is offered.
I've worked for the company before do I need to re-apply for a job?
If you have worked for us in the previous 12 months and are wishing to return you do not need to apply for a job just email us here at firstname.lastname@example.org noting your name the department you worked in and your availability for work and we will get back in touch. If you worked for us over 12 months ago then you will need to apply for your chosen job via our jobs section. Click here to view latest positions available.
What is the frequency of pay?
We pay monthly into your chosen bank account for hours worked in the previous month. For example, for hours worked between 1-31 March are paid on the 15 day of the following month.
I'm interested in more than one vacancy what do I do?
Please only apply for the vacancy you are most interested in and we will consider you for all appropriate suitable positions.
I'm not sure what position to apply for?
Please just ask to apply for the post you are most interested in and we will consider you for what we think you are most suited to.
What other benefits are there?
Find all our benefits here.
Do you offer work experience placements?
A work experience placement is your opportunity to gain an insight in to the world of work and the various career options that the leisure industry can offer.
We are able to offer work experience placements in the following areas:
- Reception & administration
- Marketing and graphic design
- Leisure including fitness & lifeguarding
- Food & Beverage at Brean Play
We can even offer day release or college placements for one or two days a week across a college year in our wider business areas. There are also apprenticeship and kickstart placement opportunities. Such a placement can be in a dedicated area within the business or can be in a mix of different departments.
What will I in learn at at work experience placement:
- What the business does on a daily basis
- Team work
- Customer service skills
- Health and safety
- Importance of time keeping and appearance
- A better understanding of what opportunities the leisure industry has to offer
- You will also learn about the history of the business.
- This is an organised placement where there is structure so that you learn and gain confidence
After the work experience placement you may be interested in joining #teambrean. This could be either as a causal school/ or college job or as your first career step within the leisure industry.
For further info on our work experience placement please contact Teresa on email@example.com or call 01278 751595.
If I'm successful with my application what happens next?
Your manager will confirm your start date and request your uniform sizes. On your first day you will be required to bring in your identification (only a passport or birth certificate is acceptable). You will also need to bring in your NI number and bank account details so your starter paperwork can be completed.
Is there a minimum age to start work?
You need to be 16 years of age or above to be considered. We also now employ a small number of 15 year olds in Brean Play where a work permit will be obtained through the local council. There is no upper age limit and we welcome apply applications from those that may be semi retired looking for part time work.
Do you offer company accommodation?
We have very limited company accommodation available for a monthly charge. This is usually shared accommodations within a caravan or in a communal team house. Please ensure you state your requirement for accommodation but be aware that this is very limited and restricted to certain roles.
Do you accept applications from other countries?
Yes we do. If you are not within the EU you will need to produce a relevant work permit.
Why should I choose to work for you?
Because we really care about our team and our family ethos throughout our business operations. We offer many benefits including our online perk box. Many posts also offer all year round work not like other holiday parks in the area.