Hospitality & Catering Assistant - Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

Field Studies Council
Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
Up to £21,625 per annum pro rata + Benefits
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

Hospitality & Catering Assistant - Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot 

Field Studies Council Margam Discovery Centre, Margam, Port Talbot

Up to £21,625 per annum pro rata + Benefits

Permanent / 20 hours per week

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.

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.

What you’ll be doing

As one of our Hospitality & Catering Assistants your duties will be varied to include working in the kitchen assisting with food preparation for our visitors. As well as contributing to the service and housekeeping operations, with 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 further details on the full responsibilities of the role.

Who we’re looking for

  • 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

Where you’ll be based

Field Studies Council Margam Discovery Centre is easily accessible, just off the M4 between Swansea and Cardiff. The centre is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Margam Park, an 850-acre country estate nestling on the narrow coastal plain and southern slopes of Mynydd Margam.

It is an award-winning state of the art, low carbon footprint building designed by The Welsh School of Architects that can accommodate up to 140 residents and has 5 classrooms.

Sound like the role for you? Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.


  • Holidays – pro rata of 28 days + bank holidays + a further 2 extra loyalty days dependent on length of service
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!
  • Staff discounts

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 30 April 2023.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Margam Discovery Centre.

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

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