Prestige recruitment specialists are recruiting now for deckhands. Our client is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. Duties within the job will be to assisting the coxswain for the “safe Navigation” of the vessel/ Pilot Boat whilst underway and Keeping a good lookout at all times. Keep the Pilot Launch log up to date and Conduct Man overboard drills at least once a month as instructed by the coxswain. Have a proactive approach towards the six strategic pillars and be proactive in; • Putting customers first. • Creating a great workplace. • Working safely and sustainably. • Continual improvement. • Providing effective infrastructure. • Being good neighbours. To be considered the following qualifications are essential; • Efficient Deckhand Certificate(EDH) or Royal Navy deck equivalent; • Must have a Valid UK Driving Licence These skills and experiences would also be advantageous; • Fast workboat/Pilot boat experienced • Knowledge of Health, Safety, Welfare and environmental Policies, practices and procedures. • Understanding the complexity of working in extreme weather conditions. • Understanding the complexity of working and covering 24 hours 365 day rotating roster. • Computer literate. • Basic Sea Survival • 1st Aid at work Working hours are on a basis of 2 days, 2 nights on then 4 days off for a period of 18 weeks. Holiday entitlement is 34 days per annum. If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for the role please submit your application along with a covering letter stating your current situation. Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of candidates compiled to provide to our client. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.