Cook - TS Royalist

Cook - TS Royalist

Location: TS Royalist - based out of Gosport, PO12 2AB

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £24,000 gross per annum

Closing Date: 24 July 2022

Interviews: W/C 1 August 2022

Application: CV & Supporting Statement

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.  The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

We are seeking to appoint a Cook for TS Royalist, a 32-metre sail training vessel based at Gosport.  The vessel undertakes 6-day voyages for up to 24 Cadets at a time, and travels around the UK throughout the sailing season.

Applicants should have the requisite experience and ability to cook at sea, to provide meals for the embarked crew, together with the ordering and management of food stores.

As Cook, you will be responsible, for provision of sustaining and nourishing meals for the crew (max numbers onboard 34).

Catering experience and experience of working with young people plus good communication skills are essential requirements for the role, as well as qualifications in food hygiene, and first aid.

The ability to work effectively with permanent and relief crew members and young people is essential.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mark Middleton on 07977931075 or email

We are a national charity helping to develop lifelong learning skills for the youths of today. With strong links to the maritime sector and Royal Navy. The charity uses the impact of being on the water to change their lives. Offering great flexible work and benefits

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.

A recruitment pack can be downloaded below which details more information on the role.

Recruitment Pack

Closing Date: 24 July 2022

Interviews: W/C 1 August 2022

We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC’s values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre-employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire. All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

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