Travelodge has launched a major recruitment drive across the UK, and there are jobs up for grabs in Berkshire.

The hotel chain is offering 230 housekeeping positions across the country with flexible hours ideal for fitting around other commitments like the school run.

It has dedicated the whole month of September to celebrate the heroes of its business - its housekeeping team colleagues.

Throughout the month, Travelodge is hosting a series of events to recognise its housekeeping teams throughout the UK.

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These activities are designed to raise awareness of the great work that the company's 580 UK housekeeping teams do, including its teams in Reading, Maidenhead, Windsor and Slough.

Here's everything you need to know about the positions and how to apply.

The hotel company is welcoming "candidates from all walks of life" and is offering comprehensive training, a work buddy service and access to management training.

It has also outlined a five step path to specifically help parents raise a family and climb the career ladder:

  1. Careers advice on its website to help mums and dads return to work
  2. Flexible working hours to suit family life
  3. Full range of company benefits including discounted hotel stays
  4. Comprehensive training and a work buddy to help get up to speed
  5. Opportunity to join the Travelodge Aspire management programme


What are Travelodge's employee benefits?

Travelodge offers a great range of employee benefits and these are available to new employees from their first day of employment:

  • 50% off Travelodge’s 580 UK hotels
  • Room discounts for family and friends
  • Work anniversary complimentary booking voucher
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts at a range of retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance     

Hannah Thompson, Travelodge, Chief People Officer, said: “There has never been a better time than now to join Travelodge, one of the UK’s leading names in hospitality.

"We are dedicated to supporting our colleagues so that they can learn more, earn more and belong. We are currently looking to fill multiple roles within our housekeeping teams, who are the heroes across our business. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals that have a passion, determination and desire to deliver excellent customer service.

“With a comprehensive training and development programme in place for all new starters, our Parents’ Programme makes it easier for mums and dads to work around the school run and climb the career ladder whilst raising their family.”

For more information and to apply for one of the Berkshire positions, visit the Travelodge website.