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Outdoor Activity Instructor, various locations
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Outdoor Activity Instructor, various locations

Peak Activity Services

Outdoor Activity Instructor

Various positions are available across Chasewater, Stoke on Trent, Astbury, Trafford and Underbank.

Salary: £8.91 p/h plus increments for qualifications and experience
Seasonal – 21st March 2022-30th October 2022.
National living wage plus increments dependent on qualifications and experience)

Reporting to: Centre Manager

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 hours)
  • 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

Peak is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from the school or by visiting www.gov.uk.

Closing date: 06/12/2021

How to apply: https://peakpeople.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=ed648880-f7bf-423a-bb1d-8d022d0c00db

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