Leading Outdoor Learning

Inspiring everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about our environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. FSC is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand and be inspired by the world around us. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.

Our Recruitment Lead is a critical role within the HR team which will deliver on the recruitment and retention strategy for the FSC. You will ensure processes are followed and maintained as well as contributing to the smooth running of the HR Team by dealing with queries in a timely manner.

Human Resources Recruitment Lead
FSC Head Office, Shrewsbury / Base Negotiable.
Salary – up to £32,773 per annum plus benefits
The working pattern is based on 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

To be successful you will need to be qualified to CIPD Level 5 or above, with at least 3 years’ experience of working in a senior recruitment role at a strategic level. You will also have a demonstrable track record of recruitment successes and experience and knowledge of computerised applicant tracking systems. The role requires management of others within the team with the ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality, you will need excellent administrative skills, the ability to work as part of a team and effectively manage tasks on a day to day basis.

Key to this appointment will be a flexible approach and willingness to adapt to changes, along with a positive contribution. Please refer to the job description for full details of the responsibilities of the role.


  • Holidays
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Friendly Team
  • Free parking
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!

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 a 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.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is midnight on Sunday 23 January 2022. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 27 January 2022

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email.