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Haven announces nationwide recruitment drive with 10,000+ new job opportunities for 2024

  • 10,000+ part- and full-time roles on offer including in activities and leisure, food and beverage, accommodation services, and security.
  • Recruitment drive will support +7% YoY increase in bookings for 2024 season, as Haven prepares to reopen in March.

Haven, the UK’s leading holiday park operator, has announced a massive nationwide recruitment drive, with 10,000 job opportunities throughout England, Scotland and Wales, to support an increase in bookings for the year.  

New full and part-time positions will be available at each of Haven's [41] UK parks, which reopen their doors to customers in March, in roles spanning a variety of functions, including activities and leisure, food and beverage, accommodation services, and security.

This latest recruitment drive will support the growing UK staycation market, with Haven seeing a 7% YoY increase in bookings for the 2024 season so far. An additional 200 pitches are also being introduced across Haven parks this year to meet rising demand.

Head of Talent Acquisition, Nola Ferguson, commented: “We're thrilled to be re-opening in March with an array of innovative enhancements across our holiday parks. This exciting phase of growth presents a fantastic opportunity for talented individuals to become a part of our dynamic team. As we gear up for yet another busy season, we want to hear from applicants interested in contributing to the success of our award-winning team, whether that be in a seasonal role or those aspiring to build a lasting career with Haven."

Part of the Bourne Leisure Group, a Blackstone portfolio company, Haven is an inclusive employer with over 16,000 team members, and jobs available for all levels. Employees are offered generous benefits, including discounted holidays across Haven Holidays and Warner Hotels and enhanced family-friendly policies and pay, and can take advantage of extensive training opportunities to support career growth, such as apprenticeships, degree and leadership programmes, and role specific workshops.

Since 2021, Haven has invested more than £400 million into its parks, including over £170 million in 2023. This investment allows Haven to offer a wider range of entertainment concepts and on-park experiences, including new activities and entertainment facilities such as adventure villages and show bars.

This year, a £4 million investment is being made to expand Haven’s food and beverage offering in 2024, including an exclusive agreement with J. D. Wetherspoon to operate at its parks.

To find out more about job opportunities at Haven and to see a full list of the vacancies available, visit:

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Notes to editors

Notes to editor:

Haven: As one of Britain’s leading family holiday companies Haven own -winning family holiday parks throughout England, Scotland and Wales. They offer a full programme of activities and entertainment alongside being located next to some of Britain’s most beautiful beaches and brightest resorts, making them a great base for exploring the local area.

Role opportunities per region, as of 21 February 2024. Due to the dynamic nature of the data, which can be subject to daily fluctuations, these figures are inclusive of some vacancies that have been filled.

  • Blackpool: 550+
  • Cornwall: 400+
  • Devon: 400+
  • Dorset: 1000+
  • Essex: 300+
  • Kent: 300+
  • Lake District: 350+
  • Lincolnshire: 950+
  • Norfolk: 1100+
  • North Wales: 1000+
  • Northumberland: 500+
  • Scotland: 600+
  • Somerset: 450+
  • South Wales: 400+
  • Sussex: 600+
  • Yorkshire: 1100+