We launched our Safeguarding Programme at the beginning of June 2020. The welfare of our employees and contractors, our communities, our clients and their guests, is our priority.

The Programme accounts for up to date Government guidance and industry best practice. For our holiday let clients in particular it accounts also for recommendations made by their marketing agents. We review guidance daily.

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The Pebbles team is a vibrant community working across South Devon and East Cornwall. We provide holiday home management and services for the area’s most luxurious and exceptional private and letting holiday homes.  

In response to the COVID19 outbreak, we came together in May with our Quality & Risk Manager, to build our Safeguarding Programme 2020. The safety of our colleagues, contractors, community, owners and their guests, is of utmost importance to us.  Our Safeguarding Programme provides the operational procedures and protective equipment, in combination with training, on-going on and off site support, to keep us all safe. The programme is built on Government guidance, industry best practice and many years of our own learning of providing safe workplaces.  Our workplaces are Covid secure. 

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Maintenance Administrator - Luxury Holiday Homes 
(22.5hrs/wk) - Part-time, Permanent
Application deadline: 11/01/2021

Maintenance Administrator - Luxury Holiday Homes (22.5hrs/wk; includes 5 - 7.5hrs on Saturdays)

2020 has been a turbulent year with lockdowns and staycation booms. We persevered, safely, determinedly, throughout. We've exceeded client expectations again this year to win further large, luxurious - at times prestigious, holiday homes for our portfolio. We've formed key new relationships onto which the company continues to build. Our extraordinary team is focused, looking forward and growing, to care for our clients' properties dependable and exceptionally, from Downderry to Dartmouth.

THE ROLE

In this new role - Maintenance Administrator, you will take a conscientious approach to maintaining the portfolio in a state of operational excellence for client owners, their guests, colleagues, and in the case of holiday lets also the marketing Agents (PerfectStays.co.uk) and Hosts (Holiday-Host.co.uk) who have a stake in property letting for properties where that applies. You will work closely with the Senior Property Manager.

Liaising with a skilled team of in house Maintenance Technicians and external 'Partner Specialist' contractors, you will be a passionate achiever of tasks, able to schedule works, ready to be accountable for deadlines on simple reactive jobs - as well as outcomes on planned jobs, implementing processes and working with existing systems - though ready to help problem solve when required. 

We are looking for an organised individual, with a practical mind, someone who is task oriented and focused, enjoys achieving for the end user, and who feels comfortable being part of a committed team.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

You will have previous experience of working with people to achieve property maintenance within fixed timeframes, preferably within the high end of the hospitality or leisure industry. You will have a keen eye for detail and high standards for yourself and of property maintenance achieved by others. You will be someone who has the ability to perform administrative duties whilst keeping interested parties - like owners and colleagues, stakeholders positively engaged!

PEBBLES' PERKS

Continuous professional development - We have excellent learning opportunities which include internal and external training, as well as coaching and mentoring. Your role benefits from an annual training budget.

Achievements- We have many opportunities for advancement and promotions at all levels; we have many success stories to share!

Treat yourself - You can treat your family and friends to special discounted rates from company services.

Well-being- We care about our colleagues and offer discounted gym memberships for all the team.

Celebrations - We love to celebrate, recognise and reward colleagues, whether it’s a birthday (a holiday day at Pebbles!), Christmas, Summer hols when everyone can take a break, a particular professional accomplishment worthy of a bonus, or longevity in your role which qualifies for a larger financial reward.

Looking good and feeling great- We provide enough uniform to ensure you are dry, warm and can always feel and look the part, but leave you room to express yourself too.Park up- We provide essential vehicle users, like you, free car parking.

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GARDEN MAINTENANCE MANAGER
Full-time weekdays with a competitive package

We’re looking for an organised, experienced garden maintenance supervisor or manager, with good written/spoken communication skills and a committed eye for detail, to head up our Gardens service (established 2011) and team of conscientious gardeners, providing lovely gardens within 15 miles of Kingsbridge. Full company training and gardens portfolio handover provided.

Client: "Pebbles never gives me problems; always solutions. Pebbles really makes you want to deal with their people."

YOUR NEW COMPANY

A mature family business, we have been operating property and garden maintenance, property refurbishment and management services, to an outstanding and large selection of luxury private holiday homes and holiday letting properties across coastal South Devon, since 2004.

YOUR NEW ROLE

Scheduling of garden maintenance and small projects. Managing and working alongside three gardeners across two teams. Some client communications and billing administration. Tool and machinery maintenance management. Team working with other service and property managers. You will receive full company and service training, gardens briefing and handover.

Based at the company’s Salcombe office up to two days per week and in the field working from the company’s industrial units at Churchstow the rest of the time.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED

A positive ‘can do’ approach to achieve high standards of garden maintenance service, consistently. A desire to be part of a service managers team which works to continuously improve company services to the benefit of the client, and to grow the company’s portfolio. A care and attention to your colleagues’ safety and wellbeing.

You will have minimum three years’ garden maintenance experience and minimum two years’ experience as a supervisor, assistant manager and/or manager. You will have undertaken technical qualifications and be keen to undertake more qualifications. Full driving license.You will be presentable, a good spoken and written communicator.
 
You will have basic IT skills and understand the importance of time management.

WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN

A competitive salary package, paid holiday including your birthday, workplace pension, annual training budget for technical tickets and leadership&management qualifications and flexible working. You will be part of an exciting business, alongside a highly motivated team of service managers, working with a head of department and company directors, to continue service and business progression, so with it on-going job progression opportunities.

NEXT STEPS

Send your CV with covering letter by email or post to the Salcombe office (Pebbles, 4 Island Sq, Salcombe, TQ8 8DP) . Closing Monday 23rd November 2020.

-- NEW JOBS AVAILABLE ENDS --

Our team is growing so we will often have a role available in service areas which include property management jobs, holiday home management jobs, housekeeping jobs and holiday home cleaner jobs, recruiting from across the South Hams, South Devon and East Cornwall including Kingsbridge, Bigbury, Dartmouth, Noss Mayo, Caw Sands, Salcombe and beyond.




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