Housekeeping Assistant

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Housekeeping Assistant

Field Studies Council Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon

Up to £22,057 per annum + Benefits

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Love where you work!

At the Field Studies Council we promise to get people outdoors, provide high quality learning and encourage positive wellbeing. We’re all about creating outdoor learning experiences and opportunities that inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about the environment.

What you’ll be doing

You will be a key member of our hospitality team, always ensuring the centre is clean and tidy for our visitors. This is an active and varied position which will include typical housekeeping tasks, such as cleaning and laundry.

You will take pride in your work, always maintaining excellent hygiene standards, whilst contributing to a friendly welcoming atmosphere.

Please refer to the vacancy pack for full details of the responsibilities of the role.

Where you’ll be based

Field Studies Council Slapton is located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to Field Sites in Dartmoor National Park. We maintain two residential centres (Slapton Ley and Start Bay) in the coastal village of Slapton, as well as Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve.

Start Bay is very popular with primary schools and self-catering, providing exclusive use for groups of up to 40 visitors. Whereas Slapton Ley is very popular with larger GCSE, A Level and University groups and can accommodate up to 120 visitors.


  • Holidays - 28 days pro rata, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!

Keen to join the team? We look forward to receiving your application.

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

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call please call Kate Payne on 07714613906.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 10th March 2023

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

Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Slapton in the week commencing 13th March 2023

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

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