Admin Assistant - Loughton, Essex

Loughton, Essex
£20,378 - £21,625 per annum, dependent on experience
18 May 2023
14 Jun 2023
Full Time

Admin Assistant - Loughton, Essex

Field Studies Council Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex 

£20,378 - £21,625 per annum, dependent on experience

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Plus, excellent benefits*

Join our team and love where you work!

What you’ll be doing

Your role will be to ensure a proactive and professional administrative support service is delivered to both external customers and internal colleagues and teams at our learning centre. 

The day-to-day duties are varied and will include taking the centre bookings, processing financial transactions, and keeping accurate records for the centre. 

As the first point of contact for customers visiting, phoning, and emailing enquiries to us, you will be committed to delivering the highest level of customer service and care, taking pride in you all you do.

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

Who we’re looking for

We need someone to be able to hit the ground running in this role, so you will already have some experience of working in a busy office environment in an administrative role. In addition to:

  • 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 Epping Forest, is situated in the heart of Epping Forest, an area of around 2,400 hectares of wood-pasture stretching from Manor Park in East London to just north of Epping in Essex. Two thirds of the Forest have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

Our purpose built, fully accessible centre has six classrooms, and associated facilities, with direct access into our teaching sites which include woodland, grassland, heath, and river.

Can you imagine yourself taking in these beautiful surroundings on your lunch break?

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 – for eligible candidates, this role is offered with the option to undertake a fully funded Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship
  • Happy to talk flexible working!
  • Staff discounts

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 Epping Forest on a rolling basis.

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

Kindly note this role will be known internally as an Administrative Assistant