Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

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Working for Paradise Park

Looking for a career at Paradise Park? It’s a vibrant place to work, with a wide variety of job opportunities from keepers, catering, to working in the JungleBarn. Please see our current vacancies below.

JungleBarn Indoor Play Centre – Full time maternity cover, plus seasonal and year round staff

Main purpose of job

You will be part of a small team at JungleBarn indoor play centre at Paradise Park, reporting to the JungleBarn Supervisor.

The job includes welcoming visitors coming to play, making sure that everyone plays safely, and serving in the café. You will keep the play area and café clean and tidy, following directions from the senior person in charge.

You must be aware of the immediate priorities (ie watching equipment, clearing tables or regular cleaning) while always being friendly to visitors and colleagues.

We are looking for:

  • Responsible and friendly attitude
  • Aware of health and safety regulations
  • Good communication skills with visitors and staff
  • Suitable DBS check if required
  • Team working

Desired Qualities:

  • Good level of fitness to clean play equipment
  • Previous experience working in a tourism or hospitality environment
  • Well presented
  • First aid qualification

 Hours and salary

Various hours and days available, will usually include at least one weekend day.

According to experience, meets national minimum wage. Holidays at 28 days pa pro-rata.

To apply

Please email your cv with a covering letter to: Natalie Scheepers, JungleBarn Supervisor, Paradise Park, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HB Please put ‘JUNGLEBARN JOB’ in the subject heading.

We would like to reply to every application but it is not always possible to do this. If you don’t hear from us then we thank you for your interest but do not wish to take forward your application at this time.

More about Paradise Park and the JungleBarn indoor play centre

Paradise Park is an award-winning wildlife sanctuary which specialises in rare birds, especially parrots. We are also home to otters, red pandas and farm animals and have exotic gardens. Established as a great place for families to visit, the JungleBarn indoor play centre has made us an all-weather attraction and given us year-round appeal.

We are committed to excellent levels of customer service and animal care. We expect the same level of commitment from our staff.

The Job Descriptions set out current duties for the posts that may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the posts.


From penguin feeding to the fantastic JungleBarn indoor play centre to exotic summer gardens, there is plenty to keep you entertained on your visit to Paradise Park.

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Our ‘JungleBarn’ indoor play centre is fabulous fun whatever the weather. Giant slides, challenging soft play, toddlers’ zone with ball fountain you will want to stay all day.

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