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About Us

Welcome to the Shearings Group. We are a successful business, which excels in the provision of holidays and short breaks for over one million customers each year. Our brands are well known and include Shearings Holidays, National Holidays, Caledonian Travel, Bay Hotels, Coast & Country Hotels and Wallace Arnold Travel Shops.

We are one of the leading holiday companies in the UK for the over 50’s, providing memorable holidays and short breaks to destinations from Lucerne to Llandudno and Bournemouth to Berlin. Our product range is extensive including, air, cruise, rail, spa, theatre & showtime breaks and touring holidays as well as hotel breaks for the independent traveller, to our Bay and Coast & Country hotels.

We operate our own hotels, Shearings’ Bay Hotels (supporting our tour operators, Shearings Holidays and National Holidays and Caledonian Travel) and Coast & Country Hotels and we are already the 9th largest hotelier in the UK and continue to grow. Our hotels have fantastic locations in the most popular resorts of England, Scotland and Wales.

The company has its own transport operation with high specification coaches covering 19 million miles each year. We also own our own travel agencies, selling a variety of holiday and travel related services.

At Shearings, we recognise that the success of our business depends on delivering a quality product. Our people are the key to delivering this quality today, and in the future, which is why we invest and are committed to high quality training and development for all our people and are acknowledged within the industry for the quality of training and development we offer.

Latest Opportunities

All our current vacancies are listed here...

Helpdesk Executive

Salary circa £14,000 per annum depending on experience - Based in Wigan

Applications are invited for the position of Customer Helpdesk Executive based within a very busy department.  Office experience is preferred, together with Word for Windows, a professional telephone manner and an excellent standard of written English.  This role involves speaking with customers to ascertain whether we can meet their requirements, usually relating to disability or mobility.

Working 9 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, you will be an organised team player who has a thorough approach to responsibilities with the ability to both prioritise your workload and multi task.

Please apply to Tracy Fearnley, HR Department, Shearings, Miry Lane, Wigan WN3 4AG, or e-mail

Closing date: 15th September 2017.

Driver Trainer/Instructor

Our goal is to ensure our customers enjoy the best holiday experience possible, so it’s essential that we drive the highest standards of training and quality in the business. Based in Stretton; reporting to the Driver Training Manager, you will design and implement training programmes to comply with the requirements of CPC regulations, carry out driving assessments and undertake a quality control role to maintain our excellent standards.

Holding a current PCV license and with substantial driving experience, you will be a skilled driver with extensive knowledge of EU driving regulations and WTD regulations. You will also have excellent communication, IT and customer service skills. Some experience of coach operations and of driver training would be preferred, as would a level 3 NVQ in Driving Instruction. The flexibility to travel and work some weekends is also essential and you will be required to spend some time away from home.

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Revenue Analyst

To constantly monitor demand in the Holidays market, assessing peaks and troughs, liaising closely with the commercial team to influence margin adjustments and maintain the margin management system, whilst ensuring you provide ongoing analysis of market pricing demands to help maximise revenue from our campaigns.

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Revenue Manager

The key purpose of the role is to implement revenue management procedures to achieve the maximisation of revenue at a property level, and ensure a planned and focused approach to sales and marketing as it relates to strategic planning and rate management.

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Coach Cleaner - Stretton

An opportunity has arisen to join our coach cleaning team based at our Stretton Interchange.

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Assistant Scheduler

To assist the scheduler in the effective management of drivers for the interchange.

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Vehicle Technicians

Shearings Holidays are recruiting skilled and qualified HGV/PCV Technicians to work at our depot at Normanton. Competitive rates of pay, depending on experience. Shift patterns consist of mornings and late afternoons.

Working in a team of highly skilled HGV/PCV technicians, the successful applicant will be required to undertake all aspects of vehicle service, maintenance and repair.

General duties to include:
  • Vehicle inspections
  • General servicing
  • Correction/repair of vehicle defects
  • Engine/gearbox repairs & overhauls
  • MOT preparation/presentation

This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest growing coach holiday company's in the UK with scope for progression throughout the business.

To apply, please contact Chief Engineer Gary Cooper on 07710305536.

Experienced PCV Coach Drivers - Nationwide

We are looking for experienced tour drivers to join our team delivering our European and UK touring programme, depot drivers to operate our tour connect services.

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