Howletts & Port Lympne Estates Ltd
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  • Company size
    201 to 500
  • Industry
    Non-profit & NGO
  • Headquarters
    Port Lympne Reserve Aldi...
  • Link
    Howletts & Port Lympne Estates Ltd website

Port Lympne Reserve is part of The Aspinall Foundation, a charity committed to protecting rare and endangered animals from extinction through captive breeding and reintroduction programmes. The Park offers a fantastic variety of short break packages through our exclusive accommodation at Tiger Lodge, GiraffeLodge our multi-award winning African Safari Experience and Livingstone Cottage our unique and ultra-luxurious safari experience. Guests stay overnight in luxury and can enjoy a bespoke drive-through Safaris giving the opportunity to see giraffe, black rhino, elephant, cheetah, zebra and many more wild animals roaming free in over 100 acres of sweeping countryside with fantastic panoramic views across the Romney Marsh out to the English Channel.

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Food and Beverage Assistant in Ashford
on 14 June 2021
Tough place to work with nice company

Very Long hours, with little to no breaks and you will be lucky if you get food during your shifts. Late finishes with the possibilities being from 11 to 3 in the morning to finish. Great people there but no work-life balance

Housekeeping in Folkestone
on 21 November 2022
Beautiful setting, but chaotic

I love working at Port Lympne but there is a lot of clickiness between staff and management. Management are quite harsh and rude at times but overall the girls are lovely and the time flies. Good to keep yourself to yourself and just get on with your tasks and enjoy the surroundings.

Food and Beverage Assistant in Lympne, Kent
on 15 April 2021
Fine for a part time job, avoid if you’re looking for a full time position

Worked here for nearly 2 years, left the company after overall feeling completely undervalued by management. Long hours for minimum wage, no matter how much you put in and go the extra mile it’s not appreciated, or recognised via raise/promotion. Management was disorganised, clearly favouritised by who got along with managing directors more rather than skills and competence. I enjoyed the relationship with other colleagues, we had fun and got the job done. Made the work more bearable.

Howletts in Howletts
on 18 February 2021
Appalling management close ranks. Hated working there hometime is the best and are inadequate to be left in charge!

Management ie (estates management) worst I have known clicky self righteous,treatment is appalling you are definitely not valued at all . BEWARE!!! Do not work there if you can help it. Worst place I have ever worked literally.

Food and Beverage Assistant in Lympne, Kent
on 20 July 2020
Not professional

A typical day consisted of coming in and pretty much being left to your own devices serving hotel guests and park visitors. Little to no staff training. The coworkers and customers were the best part of the role, but staff turn over was extremely high. Management was unprofessional, disappear for long amounts of time (unexplained), and asked you to work back to back shifts without any consideration of home life balance. Would not recommend

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