Holiday Centre Worker

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A holiday centre worker works in a number of areas such as reception, catering or entertainment on a holiday park, camping and caravan site or activity centre.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary a lot, depending on the specific type of job you do at the holiday centre and whether live-in accommodation is available.

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over. With experience or moving into a supervisory position, you could earn around £7.50 an hour.

If the job comes with live-in accommodation an amount may be deducted from the hourly rate to cover the cost.


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Getting In

Vacancies appear in trade journals such as Travel Weekly, Travel Trade Gazette and on websites which advertise travel jobs such as You can also check websites of large companies such as Bourne Leisure. The main recruitment drive is usually between October and April.

What Does it Take?

You need:

You should have:


Getting On


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The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Tel: 020 7921 0420
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Twitter: @Springboard_UK

Springboard UK promotes career opportunities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries.

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