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If you thrive in a dynamic environment, where no two days are the same, and enjoy working at a fast pace alongside passionate, friendly people – you’ll fit right in at Red Funnel!

Whether you’re working at sea, on shore, in front of passengers, or behind the scenes, everyone on our team plays a key part in our operation, delivering on our commitments to safety, support and sustainability. We want our customers to have the best possible experience from start to finish, wherever they are on their journey.

Our staff enjoy a range of great benefits including:

  • Free foot passenger ferry travel to/from the Isle of Wight
  • Subsidised vehicle ferry travel to/from the Isle of Wight
  • Discounted train fares with South Western Railway
  • 50% off Food & Drink in our business - lunch sorted!
  • WeCare (Virtual Healthcare Platform) and Validum (EAP) – free, confidential, 24/7 wellbeing support for you & eligible family members including virtual GP appointments and mental health support (including CBT sessions).
  • Red Funnel Perkz – weekly offers and savings on household names
  • Free Car Parking at Southampton

We have a strong vision for where we’re going, and we’re looking for first class candidates to join us. If you’d like to learn more and get on board, reach out and apply today!



Southampton-based | Full time | Permanent, Fixed or Seasonal | £20,748 a year

If you've always wanted to work at sea but also like the idea of sleeping in your own bed after your shift, then it's time to apply to join Red Funnel as a Catering Assistant.

You'll receive a great range of benefits including free Isle of Wight ferry travel, 75% off train fares and more, plus your meals will be covered by a food & drink allowance while you're on shift!

About the Role:
  • Provide advice and assistance to our passengers, and be there to help with any customer comments or complaints, adhering to our company policy at all times
  • Help to prepare, cook and serve hot meals and beverages from the menu
  • Help with the washing up of all light-equipment from the food servery and galley
  • Operating the tills and cash handing
  • You'll help to keep all the passenger and staff areas clean and tidy
  • Assist with the storing and de-storing of the boat every day
About You:
  • Safety is our first priority, so you'll need a safety conscious mind at all times
  • You'll have a friendly and approachable manner and have a real passion for delivering excellent customer service.
  • You'll be a great team player - all hands on deck!
  • You'll be able to work under pressure during busy periods
  • Our ferries run to a timetable so timekeeping and reliability are a must!
  • Have a desire to exceed in your role.
How to Apply: If this sounds like you, simply send your CV to