Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

The Vacancy


Field Studies Council Dale Fort, Nr Haverfordwest,


Up to £10.70 per hour plus benefits

37.5 hours per week March to October and 22.5 hours per week November to February each year.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us. 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.

The main purpose of the role will be supporting the management of the office systems and to provide critical administrative support to the learning location team to enable a highly efficient working environment. This will include maintaining the booking system, producing invoices, and delivering the highest level of customer service and care at all times.

The post holder will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent, to include English & Maths, or appropriate vocational experience; experience of working within an administrative role; and experience of interacting with customers via phone and email. Key to this appointment will be a flexible approach and willingness to adapt to changes within the learning location along with a positive contribution to a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.

Please refer to the job description for full details of the responsibilities of the role.

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


* 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!

We look forward to receiving your application in due course.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 22 August 2022.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Dale Fort on 30 August 2022.

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

The Company

We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.

As an Investors in People charity, we realise that to achieve our vision we need diverse teams of staff who have a wide range of skills, a real passion for the work of the charity and pride in their role within it. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference and every role is vital to delivering our mission and vision…if this inspires you, we would love to hear from you.

What we offer

Pension schemes

Life assurance

Health cash plan

Training & development

Free parking

Retail discounts

Family leave

Flexible working

Free refreshments


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