Seasonal Watch Officers, TS Royalist

Marine Society & Sea Cadets
£14,500 pro rata (£1,208 per month for 10 months)
Full-time, fixed term
Closing date: 
Wed, 02/01/2013

Marine Society and 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 currently seeking a seasonal watch officer for TS Royalist, a 24 metre offshore sail training brig based in Gosport.

The vessel undertakes six day voyages for up to 24 Cadets at a time around the UK and near continent.

This appointment will commence on 1 February 2013 with an end date of 30 November 2013 and includes a generous pre-allocated leave allowance.

The prime purpose of the role will be the day to day supervision of Sea Cadets, particularly to assist the permanent crew with cadet safety aloft.

Applicants should either hold a current Seafarer Medical Certificate (ML5/ENG1), or be willing to obtain one and will ideally have prior knowledge of Square Rig vessels.

All applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced CRB check, if not already cleared through the MSSC.

Basic Safety Training Courses (unless already held) will be undertaken before the season commences.

Please visit for a full job description.

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

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

Please email applications to

Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to:
Simon Buckton−Holloway,
The Marine Society and Sea Cadets,
202 Lambeth Road,
London SE1 7JW.

Closing date: Midday 2 January 2013

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