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Housekeeping Team Leader - Accommodation Available - Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon

Field Studies Council
Slapton, Kingsbridge
£23,407 - £24,840 per annum, dependent on experience
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

Housekeeping Team Leader - Accommodation Available - Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon

Field Studies Council Slapton, Slapton, Kingsbridge

£23,407 - £24,840 per annum, dependent on experience

Plus, Excellent benefits!*

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Accommodation available – relocate to the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty!

Join our team and love where you work!

What you’ll be doing

As our Head Housekeeper you will effectively manage the housekeeping team, providing clear direction, motivation, support and feedback.

You will be overseeing the housekeeping function always ensuring the learning location is clean and tidy and presents a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for our guests.

This role is very much ‘on the ground’ therefore you will be happy to take part in all duties associated with the position. As well as play an active role in recruiting, inducting, and developing housekeeping staff.

Please refer to the vacancy pack for further details on the full responsibilities of this 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 135 visitors.

Who we’re looking for

We need someone to have the ability to effectively lead our team and motivate them to achieve high results. Ideally you will come from a hospitality background, and already have some management or supervisor experience. In addition, you will 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

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


  • Holidays – 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
  • Accommodation can be provided on a chargeable basis

Applications will be considered on arrival. 

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 Ley on a rolling basis.

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

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