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Housekeeping Team Leader

Vacancy Salary £23,407 - £24,840 per annum, dependent on experience
Vacancy Location Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon
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Housekeeping Team Leader

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 Housekeeping Team Leader you will be overseeing the housekeeping function, always ensuring our learning location is clean and tidy and presents a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for our guests.

It’s a varied and busy role. There will be time spent in the office preparing staff rotas, planning deep cleaning activities, and organising changes of guest rooms if necessary.

However, you will also be willing to help the housekeeping team with changeovers and day to day cleaning. We work together as a team here and have positive environment where everyone is willing to help each other.

You will be able to effectively manage the housekeeping team, providing clear direction, motivation, support, and feedback. As well as play an active role in recruiting, inducting, and developing your team.

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

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


If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Kate Payne on 07714613906. 


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.


Kindly note: the title of this role will be internally known as Head Housekeeper

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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