Seasonal Yacht Mate – Sea Cadet Rustler Yachts - New closing date 30 January 2019

Salary: £16,000 per annum pro rata (£13,333 for the 10 month duration of the contract)

"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 18 February 2019, with an end date of 29 November 2019 and includes a generous 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

For further information, and an informal discussion about this role, please contact Andy Giles on 02392 765888 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Please email applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to HR Department, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 30th January 2019

Interviews to take place in early February 2019.

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