Working for Lundy

Pre-Employment Checks

Pre-employment checks apply to all applicants regardless of the vacancy for which they are applying and must be carried out before any offer of employment is made.

Identity and Right to Work in the UK

As part of the recruitment and selection process all applicants will be required to produce verification documentation at the time of their interview. This is to ensure that the individual’s identity is verified and that they have the right to work in the UK. Candidates will be asked to produce the following pieces of original identification documentation:
• A Passport – in date – showing the holder is a British citizen or a citizen of the UK and Colonies having the right of abode in the UK.
• A full birth or adoption certificate issued in the UK, which includes the name(s) of at least one of the applicant’s parents AND an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency (eg HMRC, Department for Work and Pensions) or a previous employer.

European Economic Area nationals will be asked to produce either a national passport or national identity card which indicates that the holder is a national of an EEA state or a permanent residence card issued by the Home Office.

Please note additional evidence may be required from Students undertaking employment or work placements.

Unfortunately, individuals who are unable to provide identification will be unable to secure employment with the Lundy Company.

Latest Job Opportunities


A Seasonal School Engagement Officer position has arisen to assist the full time Warden on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. Lundy is a stunning and unique island, designated a SSSI and SAC it also supports the UK’s first Marine Conservation Zone with No Take Zone. A key part of the role will be to improve the quality of the Island’s education ‘offer’ and to provide opportunities for more school pupils to visit the Island and participate in educational activities.  This post is an essential part of the development of St. Helen’s Church ( and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

 Work will involve managing a programme of educational activities for visitors and schools, incorporating; outreach talks, facilitated visits to Lundy, guided walks and other age-appropriate on-Island activities for school pupils. Supporting other areas such as the Tavern and Housekeeping may also be required at busy times. 

The position is live in and starts in April 2018 and runs until the end of October 2018. The work load will be varied and a flexible approach is required. Enthusiasm is essential combined with a love for the outdoors, wildlife and visitor engagement. The ideal candidate will have a friendly personality, a flexible approach and enthusiasm to integrate into island life. 

Accommodation along with travel will be provided. 

For an application form and job description please call 01237 423233 or email: 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th October 2017.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th October.