6th March 2024

We are recruiting!

Aftercare Assistant

Blue Forest are an award-winning luxury treehouse company specialising in the design and construction of unique and luxurious treehouses and bespoke structures. Our passion for perfection can be seen in every corner of our client’s treehouses, it’s part of what makes Blue Forest the best in the business, and it shows we love what we do.

Based in East Sussex, we are renowned for designing beautifully finished buildings that reflect the environment in which they are built. Our portfolio includes everything from luxury treehouse hideaways for the rich and famous to exclusive hotel accommodation.

What we’re looking for

Blue Forest is currently seeking an aftercare assistant to work within our busy operations team, providing exceptional support and maintenance services to our clients after the completion of their projects. The aftercare team plays a crucial role in ensuring customer satisfaction by addressing maintenance enquiries, resolving practical issues, and maintaining positive relationships with our clients.

The ideal candidate should be practical, with excellent communication skill and a passion for delivering outstanding customer service. Reporting to our Aftercare Manager, you will join the team in visiting and inspecting our treehouses around the UK, carrying out both routine and emergency repairs to past projects under supervision.

Our clients are spread nationwide so the ability to travel and stay away for short periods will be essential.

Main duties and responsibilities

Following a maintenance schedule to ensure that all aftercare and maintenance tasks are completed to a high standard (i.e. carpentry works, pressure washing/cleaning, decorating, replacing fittings and fixtures – fuses, bulbs, fixing leaking taps etc).

Basic repairs to building fabric including cladding, guttering, locks, doors & windows, decks and support structures, rope bridges and play equipment.

Inspecting and troubleshooting problems and issues reported by clients or colleagues.

Liaising with our operations team and external contractors where required to assist with the delivery of current projects.

Maintaining company tools and equipment required to perform the role effectively.

Personal attributes/Key skills

Technical Proficiency: Previous practical work experience (i.e. general maintenance, building or landscaping)

Customer-Focused: A commitment to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring customer satisfaction

Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills

Problem-Solving: Proven ability to analyse and solve problems efficiently

Organisation: Ability to manage your time effectively

Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively with your colleagues

Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and evolving customer needs

Qualifications: Must have own full clean UK driving licence

What we offer

Opportunity to develop yourself, your knowledge and skills (including the chance to obtain industry appropriate qualifications/certifications) within our friendly, sociable, and supportive environment.

Access to a company vehicle for work purposes with all the tools required to undertake your role effectively.

Company uniform.

We offer a competitive salary in line with your experience, free on-site parking, 25 days holiday entitlement (pro rata if part time) plus Bank Holidays, Contributory Pension scheme.

Closing date: 27/03/2024

Start date: To be agreed – ASAP

Hours: Permanent full time

Salary range: From £22,000 depending on age and experience

Please apply via email, including a copy of your current CV to info@blueforest.com Please indicate any notice period if applicable, and a brief description why you feel you should be a part of our team.

We try to respond to all applicants, however sometimes due to the number received we are only able to contact suitable candidates. UK based applicants only.

Must live within a ½ hour radius of Tunbridge Wells and have own transport due to rural location.


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