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JOB TITLE: Operations Graduate (J002630)
COMPANY: Morris Leisure
LOCATION: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
SALARY: £26,000

Morris Leisure is a family-owned business comprising of seven holiday home and touring caravan parks in Shropshire, Herefordshire and North Wales.

Further information can be found on our website at:

Morris Leisure is a trading division of Paterson Enterprises Limited. Further information can be found on our website at:


Working with Discovery, our recruitment and training partner, we are offering a unique opportunity for an intelligent, inquisitive, personable and practical graduate to join the Morris Leisure division. Based at our Head Office in Shrewsbury and reporting to the Morris Leisure Managing Director, this 2-year fixed term graduate training programme will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your potential and uncover your strengths whilst supporting the Managing Director with the day-to-day management of the parks.

Our graduate programme has been designed to maximise performance through a structured training and development path which will include a mix of on-the-job training, external development activities and one-to-one mentoring.

This is a varied ‘hands on’ role with much of the time spent out of the office travelling around the parks. Duties will include assisting with the management of site maintenance and improvements, health and safety, and building projects. You will also support management with caravan and retail sales growth, staff management, tourism initiatives and park administration, finances and customer service.

To support your personal and professional development, following successful completion of a 6-month probationary period, you will be enrolled on a Discovery management training programme.

Subject to business requirements and performance, this role offers the potential to become a key member of the Morris Leisure management team.


  • Starting salary, circa £26,000. 
  • Full-time holiday entitlement starting at 23 days per year, plus the bank and public holidays, increasing with service. 
  • Generous pension scheme (employer 10% and employee 3% contribution) with life assurance up to 10 x salary (after three months’ service). 
  • Company sick pay (after 6 months’ service) and paid time off for most medical and dental appointments. 
  • Company shares scheme (subject to certain qualifying conditions). 
  • Healthcare cashback plan including an Employee Assistance Programme (24/7 telephone helpline) (discretionary and after 3 months’ service). 
  • Free private on-site parking. 
  • Free refreshments. 

We welcome applications from individuals who possess the following:

  1. We are seeking a graduate that holds a 2.2 degree (or higher) completed within the last 3 years.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Confident, personable, self-motivated and organised.
  4. Ability to make reasoned decisions.
  5. Flexible, adaptable and a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude and who can also take the initiative.
  6. Practical approach to problem-solving with an ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  7. Ability to work with people at all levels and from all backgrounds.
  8. Good working knowledge of MS Office applications.


Proposed start date: 1st July 2024 onwards.

This is a full-time position offered on a 2-year fixed term contract.

Normal hours of work are 8.45am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week) with an unpaid break of 1 hour for lunch.

Notice period after successful completion of 6-month probationary period will be 4 weeks for the period of the fixed term contract.

As this role will include UK travel so you must have and maintain a valid driving licence.


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All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

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