Salary: Up to £9.46 per hour plus benefits

Seasonal Part-time Hospitality & Catering Assistant

FSC Castle Head, Grange-over-sands, Cumbria

Up to £9.46 per hour plus benefits

30 hours per week (annualised / permanent)

The candidate will work our core season each year, usually between February and October.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. FSC 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 provide 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.

Overall Job purpose:

Based near Grange-over-Sands, FSC Castle Head has beautiful scenery and countryside surroundings, our Seasonal H&C Assistants will work during the core seasonal period typically between February to October each year.

As an integral team player your main purpose will be working in the kitchen, service and housekeeping operations to ensure the centre is clean and tidy at all times. Some amount of food handling will be required as well as general housekeeping tasks, such as cleaning, laundry and maintaining high hygiene standards.

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.

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

We ask that you have –

A positive and passionate work attitude

A desire to show pride in all aspects of your work

A flexible approach with a willingness to adapt to changes

An ability to work using your own initiative both independently and as a competent, effective team member

An ability to work under pressure and prioritise work to meet tight deadlines

Always treating others with courtesy, dignity and respect

A commitment and contribution to improving FSC’s environmental performance

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


Holidays – pro-rata of 28 days inc bank holidays (increases with length of service – up to 5 extra days)


Sick Pay

Employee Assistance programme

Life Assurance

Health Cash Plan

Friendly Team

Free parking

FSC Workwear

Training & Development

Happy to talk flexible working!

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

Interviews are scheduled to take place at FSC Castle Head in the week commencing Mon 31 January 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email.