Seasonal Yacht Mate


Sea Cadet Rustler Yachts, based Gosport

Salary and Benefits

£15,907.50 per annum

Date Posted: 11/12/2017
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Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form, both available from our website. Please feel free to submit your CV in support of your application.

Seasonal Yacht Mate

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation’s largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

We are seeking to appoint a seasonal Mate for the two Offshore yachts, TS City of London and TS Sir Stelios. The role is in support of the permanent Skippers providing continuity of staffing when they are on leave. The Mate will be required to move between the two yachts, invariably sailing with the relief Skipper. He/she should be qualified to at least RYA Day Skipper Practical level and be willing to participate in all aspects of training and vessel management, including cooking and cleaning.

This appointment will commence on 12 February 2018, with an end date of 30 November 2018 and includes a generous pre-allocated leave allowance.

Applicants should either hold a current Seafarer Medical Certificate (ML5/ENG1), or be willing to obtain one. Basic Safety Training Courses (unless already held) will be undertaken before the season commences.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification, please visit our website at

For further information, and an informal discussion about this role, please contact Andy Giles on 02392 765888 or by email at

Applications should consist of the completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, both available from the MSSC website

Please email applications to Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Rachel Stevens, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing Date: 8th January 2018, with interviews due to take place in early January 2018.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record check.

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