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Opportunity for an Assistant Golf Professional to join the team at The Springs Resort & Golf Club in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Fantastic hourly rate of £12.39 plus introductory bonus!

This is a permanent position to work full time hours. This will be 40 hours across variable days which will include weekends and bank holidays.

20% of tuition income is paid as commission for this role.

Flexibility is essential to suit the needs of the business.

Company overview:

Darwin Escapes has 24 amazing destinations across the United Kingdom, each of which has its own unique offering. Whether you are looking for a role in food and beverage, grounds, maintenance, housekeeping, entertainment or at a management level then the Darwin family will have the career waiting for you!


Main responsibilities:

The successful Assistant Golf Professional will

  • Provide high levels of customer service to the members and guests at The Springs Resort & Golf Club whilst assisting in running a successful retail and coaching facility

  • Attention to custom-fitting, maintaining a junior academy and beginners coaching with the option to expand to more established players.

  • Collect green fees and process payment in line with Club procedures, including shop purchases and green fees

  • Carry out opening and closing procedures following standard operating procedures for till reconciliation, site security etc

  • Assist in organising and running tournaments, and other events, to help make them a success

  • Organise and control play ensuring that customers receive the best service and enjoyment during their day

  • Supervise the daily operation of the golf shop under the direction of the Golf Manager

  • Offer specialist advice using product knowledge, recommend products and services to meet customer requirements

  • Follow all established shop procedures, including those for payment processing, handling customer complaints, opening and closing, health and safety, security etc.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Club officials/facility owners, members, guests and visitors


PGA Trainee or fully qualified PGA Professional. We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic and self motivated individual. Excellent customer service and strong interpersonal skills. Interest in retailing and good selling skills.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive rate of pay.

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement (*with the option to cash in a number of holidays per year).

  • Discounted staff breaks at our luxurious holiday resorts across the UK

  • Free use of all Darwin Escapes resort facilities including many of our free gyms and swimming pools

  • Food discount across all resorts

  • *Free complimentary round of Golf 

  • Discounts on spa treatments

  • *Discounts for on the gate tickets and yearly memberships at Chester Zoo, the UK’s largest charity zoo

  • *'Introduce a friend' recruitment bonus

  • *100% work attendance bonus.

  • *Company employee sick pay

  • Compassionate leave pay

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Free access to the Darwin Academy training programme to help further your career and skill levels

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • MediCash cash plan

*Subject to terms and conditions

Why work for Darwin Escapes:

‘Darwin Escapes is successful because of our Team, who are like minded, dedicated and committed to delivering outstanding standards and customer experience. This is how we support each other to carve those life long memories for our holiday home owners, holiday guests and golf members and visitors’ – Lindsey Esse, Managing Director.