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Maintenance Assistant

Vacancy Salary Up to £22,057 (pro-rata) per annum plus benefits
Vacancy Location Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon
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Maintenance Assistant

Field Studies Council Slapton Ley, Kingsbridge, Devon

Up to £22,057 (pro-rata) per annum plus benefits

16 hours per week / Permanent.



This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, 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 Maintenance Assistant will assist with:

  • overall maintenance and improvements to the fabric, fittings and systems of the Field Centre premises, grounds and plant
  • carrying out routine Health and Safety monitoring checks and associated record keeping

This is essentially an active role and will require the post holder to be able to carry out duties associated with maintenance work.


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 – pro-rata of 28 days, 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!



If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Kate Payne on Tel No 07714613906.


We look forward to receiving your application in due course.



The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 13 February 2023.


Applications will be considered on arrival.


Interviews will take place at Field Studies Council Slapton at a date to be confirmed.


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

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.

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