BF Adventure Group Delivery Apprentice Instructor
Date: 6th January 2020
End date: 7th February 2021
Application Deadlines: 6th December 2020
Open days: TBC
Interviews: week of 16th December 2020
Hours: 35 hours PW
Wage: £3.90 ph
What the position entails
Role Summary and Accountabilities:
· To be proactive and keen in all aspects of learning
· To listen to advice, support and guidance from peers and instructors
· To actively delivery activities to a range of groups both with support and independently
· To be proactive with personal and group safety
· To check activity equipment and activity sites in line with training
· To support with site maintenance when requested too
· To lead/support the delivery of a range of inclusive outdoor activity programmes both on and off site
· Maintain a full understanding of BFA’s H&S policies and to understand and practice dynamic risk assessment of all activities
· Motivate & Enthuse Clients
· Set boundaries and impose consequences should they be exceeded
· Challenge and manage anti-social behaviour
· Adapt level of challenge to needs and capabilities of participants
· To meet the needs of each individual with a focus on inclusive participation
· To demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding and equal opportunities
· Completion of all documentation relating to client groups/programmes
· Accurate submission of timesheets and monitoring of all internal communications
· Completion of equipment logs and safety checks
· Complete in a timely fashion work relating to the apprenticeship set by the apprentice training partner including evidencing work, course work, acting on feedback from mentors or trainers and all other work required for the successful completion of the apprenticeship.
As an apprentice, you will be provided training and opportunities to deliver/support a range of activity instruction and programmes (dependent upon experience/qualifications) to the clients of BFA.
To operate to a highly professional and safe standard, to create an enjoyable, challenging, fun and educational environment providing equal opportunities to a wide range of often challenging individuals.
This position is for people with very limited experience of Instructing Outdoor Activities and as such has no minimum experiential requirements. There is a high expectation that individuals have a level of interpersonal skills relevant to personal development and interacting with people with the potential that over time they would be able to lead and be responsible for groups of people participating in outdoor activities. With this in mind, here is a list of attributes essential to the position,
· A commitment and enthusiasm for the vision of The BF Adventure (Staff Success factors) and high standards of service provision.
· Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organisation
· Anticipates, understands and responds to the needs of clients and volunteers.
· Able to work effectively under pressure including the ability to prioritise own workload in a team setting
· The ability and willingness to work flexible hours
· Proactive team player with good communications skills
· Approachable, open and flexible
· Impress with your enthusiasm for the outdoors
· Commitment to personal development
· Self-aware and able to reflect
· Good sense of humour
BF Adventure is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We can only accept applications through our application form and the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.
How to Apply Please see our website http://www.bfadventure.org for the full job description, application form and how to apply. Please note, we will only accept applications through this process.
For more information please call Paul Lakeman for more information on 01326 340 912, or visit our website www.bfadventure.org