NEARLY 700 jobs are to be created in Scotland by a holiday park operator with two Ayrshire resorts.

Parkdean Resorts are on the lookout for new recruits ahead of the 2023 season.

With 250 different careers available across its business, the company is hiring for a wide range of roles in different departments.

In particular, the holiday park operator, which owns Sundrum Castle in Coylton and Sandylands in Saltcoats, is looking for new cleaners, bar staff, chefs, kitchen team members, waiting staff, receptionists, lifeguards and security officers.

The move is part of a wider recruitment drive across its 66 UK-wide parks, Parkdean Resorts is recruiting 11,000 people in total, with over 10,000 seasonal and 750 permanent roles on offer.

Lisa Charles-Jones, HR director at Parkdean Resorts, said: “A career in hospitality is truly rewarding and we’re delighted to be hiring so many new recruits in Scotland this year.

"We have a range of positions available and each plays a crucial role in our business, so we’re really looking forward to welcoming some new faces to the team, as well as familiar faces who’ve worked with us before, and encourage anyone who’s interested to apply.

“Working at Parkdean Resorts means making a real difference to our holidaymakers and home owners and helping them to create lasting memories with their families, so this is a fantastic opportunity to get involved and develop some new skills.”

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