Salary: Up to £10.28 per hour plus benefits

Seasonal Evening Porter

Field Studies Council Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands,


Up to £10.28 per hour plus benefits

Between 8 to 24 hours per week / Permanent / Seasonal

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provides day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.

Typically, our core season runs from March until October every year. Seasonal roles allow you to experience working life in our outstanding education centres throughout the core working season allowing you to follow other interests and pursuits over the winter months secure in the knowledge that you have a job to come back to.

Overall Job purpose:

General Assistants work in all areas of operations to help ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the learning location whilst contributing to a friendly welcoming atmosphere. Some amount of food handling will be required as well as general housekeeping tasks, such as cleaning, laundry and maintaining excellent hygiene standards.

Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.

Please refer to the job description for full details of the responsibilities of the role.

We ask that you have –

A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key

A natural pride in the work you produce

A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player

A professional manner in all that you do

An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council

A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges


Holidays – pro rata of 28 days, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service – up to 2 extra days)


Sick Pay

24hr Counselling Helpline Service

Life Assurance

Health Cash Plan

Training & Development

Happy to talk flexible working!

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Wendy Foster on 07921330536.

We look forward to receiving your application in due course.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 30 September 2022.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early when we’re in receipt of sufficient applications.

Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Castle Head, at a date to be confirmed.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.


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