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Chief Instructor - Brenscombe Outdoor Centre (Dorset) - £20,000 pa Full Time Position

Chief Instructor

Brenscombe Outdoor Centre

Start date: 4/2/2019

Salary: £20,000 pa Full Time Position

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking outdoor professional to lead our instructor team at Brenscombe Outdoor Centre.

Brenscombe is a bustling residential outdoor activity centre located in Purbeck on the south coast of sunny Dorset. It has accommodation for 150 people and works with up to 250 clients a day. We offer a wide variety of outdoor pursuits that take full advantage of our surrounding countryside, from canoeing in Poole harbour to climbing on the cliffs of the Jurassic Coast.    

The Chief Instructor is responsible for managing a team of 16 seasonal instructors to deliver high quality outdoor programmes for our clients.

Qualities and experience we are looking for:

A team player with a strong work ethic

Enthusiastic about the outdoors and outdoor activities

Minimum of three years working in outdoor centres

Ability to lead and manage a team of instructors.

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple demands

Good facilitation Skills, with experience of working with School and Corporate clients

Hospitable with good interpersonal skills

Good working knowledge of team work and leadership approaches

Ability to deliver and inspire high quality outdoor activity sessions

IT literate


Successful candidates will have a broad spectrum of qualifications and experience that will likely include many of the following awards.

16 hour first aid at work certificate

BCU/UKCC level two coach or level three coach

RCI/SPA qualified

ERCA ropes course qualification

D1 minibus license

Archery GB/GNAS

NRSA rifle shooting

Mountain Leader award

Lowland leader award

RYA powerboat level 2

Bush craft experience


If you wish to apply please request an application form by emailing Kristy Hobart on

For any further information about the role please call the Brenscombe Office on 01929 481222.

Brenscombe Outdoor Centre. Studland Road. Corfe Castle. Dorset. BH20 5JG. 01929 481 222

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