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Outdoor Activity Instructor, Staffordshire
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Outdoor Activity Instructor, Staffordshire

Peak Activity Services, Trentham Treetop Adventures Centre, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: £8.91ph
Closing date: 05/10/21

 

Outdoor Activity Instructor with Peak Activity Services, Trentham Treetop Adventures Centre

Full time, permanent

Reporting to: Centre Manager

Probation Period: 6 months

Notice Period: 1 week during probation / 1 month thereafter

Job Purpose:

To deliver high quality activities, focusing on the department’s values, to a wide range of clients of all ages, and any other duties arising

Responsibilities of Appointment

The successful candidate will be responsible for session delivery and centre upkeep. This includes:

· Putting safety first

· Planning, preparation and delivery of high-quality activities and/or training in line with Safety

· Management Procedures and Best Practice

· Delivery of activities for which you hold the appropriate qualifications, or for which you have been in-house assessed, and assisting alongside staff of a relevant level of qualification or experience

· Promoting and enabling social development opportunities

· Contribute towards the centre remaining budget focused

· Be ‘At Your Peak’ delivering a high level of customer service

· Support the delivery of staff training and in-house activity sign off in line with best practice

· Support product and business development activities

· Maximising sales of centre specific products, merchandise, and tuck

· Active maintenance of equipment and facilities to ensure the ongoing safety of clients and staff

· Contribute towards the development of physical resources (buildings, land, and equipment as appropriate)

· Any other reasonable duties commensurate with your role and level of remuneration, which may from time to time be required by the business.

Job Specification

Candidate requirements:

· National governing body awards or delivery experience relevant to post, e.g., paddle sports Instructor, high ropes instructor, archery, team building and mountain biking instructor.

· Outdoor First Aid Qualification (min 16 hour)

· Experience in proficiently delivering outdoor activities

· A passion for delivering outdoor adventure and education

· High level of customer service

· Must hold a full driving licence

· Flexible approach to working hours and able to work away if required

Desirables:

· Other national governing awards, i.e. Archery GB, RYA Safety Boat, ERCA, DofE Assessor, RPIOL or APIOL

· Personal supporting knowledge of a broad range of outdoor and adventurous activities

· Continuing personal participation in outdoor and adventurous activities

· Experience of youth work or working with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties

· Proven ability to manage challenging situations and leadership and influencing skills

· Full UK driving licence with D1 or +E entitlement

· Experience towing a trailer.

Pay & Remuneration

National living wage plus increments dependent on qualifications and experience.

Working Hours

Due to the variation of our activities and changing customer requirements our working day is of a flexible nature. Working days are normally approximately 8 hours and may include weekend and bank holiday working.

Safeguarding

Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check with child barred checklists included – if you do not have one, this can be instigated for you.

How to apply: https://peakpeople.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=f9900f8e-41a0-45fc-b239-db9d3a5ec5e3

 

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