Haven sent jobs boost

Perran Sands

Haven Holidays is launching its biggest-ever recruitment drive for its two Cornish holiday parks as it is invests £1.7 million at the resorts.

A total of 300 jobs are up for grabs at Haven’s Perran Sands Holiday Park near Perranporth and Riviere Sands Holiday Park near Hayle, an increase of 10% on last year’s recruitment.

The good news comes as Haven’s two Cornish parks continue their programme of investment in new attractions and upgraded facilities for holidaymakers and owners of holiday homes.

The swimming pool at Riviere Sands is being given a £550k refurbishment.

Meanwhile at Perran Sands, 32 old-style chalets the entertainment venue is being given a £700k refurbishment, with further plans to provide a climbing wall.

June Donnery, general manager of both parks which together employ more than 400 people in peak season, said: “We have vacancies in every department, including housekeeping, bar team, catering, reception, lifeguards, wardens and maintenance.

“We offer a highly acclaimed training programme with the prospect of NVQ qualifications and permanent positions for the right people.”

Anyone interested in the vacancies can attend special Haven recruitment days at the Truro Jobcentre on February 11 and 18. They are also holding recruitment at Redruth job centre on February 24 and Penzance Job Centre on February 25.

Recruitment open days are also being held at Perran Sands Holiday Park on February 12 and 20, and Riviere Sands on the February 25 at the Bluff Inn.