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    Welcome to Whalton

    One of beautiful Northumberland's most charming villages.  

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    Whalton Village Hall

    Whalton Village Hall is the perfect choice for your wedding, family party, meeting or event.

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Vacancy for Residential Caretaker

Vacancy for Residential Caretaker

 

Residential Caretaker/Administrator

A vacancy has arisen in the lovely Northumbrian village of Whalton for a residential caretaker for the village hall.

The post is initially for 12-15 hours per week and accommodation is provided at nominal rent in the one bed roomed cottage attached to the hall.

Main duties include:

  • Ensuring the hall is appropriately prepared and open in good time for users
  • Closing and securing building when users are finished
  • Taking and managing bookings for the hall and all associated administration
  • Liaising with local regular user groups
  • Promoting and managing occasional unique bookings
  • Keeping hall and its facilities and clean and tidy at all times
  • Small maintenance jobs as required
  • Keeping hall and cottage garden well maintained
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent face to face and telephone communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to take responsibility and work under own initiative
  • Good organisational skills
  • A flexible approach to the role

For an application form contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Church of St Mary Magdalene

Church of St Mary Magdalene

The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene in Whalton dates from the 13th century, having been developed from a previous Norman building.  A detailed guide of its history and architecture by Dr Geoffrey Briggs is available in the church for a small donation. 

Whalton C of E Primary School

Whalton C of E Primary School

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