Maintenance Manager - Ashford, Kent

Ashford, Kent
06 May 2022
02 Jun 2022
Full Time

Maintenance Manager - Ashford, Kent

Eastwell Manor is a luxury Spa Hotel set in the picture-perfect countryside in Kent, the heart of the Garden of England. We boast 75 bedrooms including Shepherds Huts, our luxurious spa incorporates 21 treatment rooms, a 3000 square foot gym and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. We are well regarded for our stunning traditional afternoon tea. In addition to this our venue offers our guests the ability to have their own fairy tale wedding. We also have an award-winning restaurant, (why award-winning-how many covers etc). As well as our award-winning restaurant, we also offer outstanding special events, making sure our guests celebrate in style. These guest experiences make for great employee experiences.

We’re found in the middle of 65 acres of pristine countryside, a 10 minute taxi from Ashford international train station and minutes from the Ashford / Kennington bus routes. Onsite accommodation is available for short or long term use if relocation is required.

The Maintenance Manager has overall responsibility for the internal and external maintenance of all buildings and engineering services across the resort in a safe, cost effective and efficient manner, ensuring a high standard of appearance and smooth running for the enjoyment and comfort of Champneys’ guests.

The role is a blend of office and on-tool based working, in approximately a 50/50 split.

Some duties and responsibilities include;

  • Liaise daily with all departments and deal appropriately with any maintenance issues raised, giving priority to those issues which compromise Health & Safety or security.
  • Liaise productively with contractors and suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective outcomes for the business.
  • Liaise with contractors to ensure that Permits to Work are completed in compliance with Company Health & Safety procedures. Act as Clerk of Works to regulate work carried out by contractors.
  • Carry out work on ad hoc projects using your skills and knowledge to ensure the most efficient and effective outcome for the hotel.
  • Use, operate and store all tools, equipment and materials safely and securely to comply with statutory regulations e.g., COSHH
  • Respond to call outs in line with rota and department standard practice.


Being the iconic wellbeing brand that we are you should expect benefits that match our simple vision; to make you feel happier and healthier inside and out.

Not only will you work in great company where we share and believe in our vision you will also have access to the following;

  • Health, Wellness and Wellbeing incentives
  • Champneys experiences
  • App technology for all our essential forms
  • In house social media connecting our Champneys Family
  • Motivating, rewarding and engaging colleague events
  • Discounted stays for you, your friends and family at any of our Hotels or Resorts
  • Heavily discounted rates at our getaway Haven
  • Complimentary Spa Day
  • Exceptional discount on Champneys products
  • Great discounts on our partner products
  • Discounted membership to our exceptional health clubs
  • Access to Learning & Development aimed at job satisfaction and career advancement
  • Mental Health Awareness Days
  • Access to wider wallet – discounts on a wide range of websites, high street shops and great experiences for you and your family
  • Merlin Entertainments Attraction
  • Introduce a friend incentive
  • Long Service celebrations
  • Free parking
  • Professional Uniform