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Seasonal Hospitality & Catering Assistant - Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland

Field Studies Council
Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire
Up to £21,625 (pro rata) per annum + Benefits
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

Seasonal Hospitality & Catering Assistant - Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland

Field Studies Council Millport

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

30 hours per week during the core season only (normally March to October) each year.

Accommodation available.

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 Seasonal 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.

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.

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

Where you’ll be based

The Field Studies Council Millport centre is situated on, Isle of Cumbrae in Scotland. It has state of the art purpose-built conference facilities, twin bedroom ensuite accommodation with sea views, plus 7 teaching spaces comprising classrooms and laboratories.

We host learners of all ages and backgrounds from nursery schools, primary and secondary schools, Universities, adults and research placements from all over the world.

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

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 + plus 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
  • Accommodation during the season can be provided on a chargeable basis

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 noon on 31 March 2023.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Millport on a date to be confirmed.

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

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