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Freelance Outdoor Instructor (Adventure Training- Soldier Development) - Entrust Support Services (Brecon + Lancs) - From £120 per day

Freelance Outdoor Instructor (Adventure Training- Soldier Development)

Entrust Support Services Ltd. 

 

LOCATION:  Sennybridge, Brecon Beacons

                    Halton, Lancaster

PERIOD: Year-round, work typically allocated in 4- or 5-day blocks (weekdays)

RATE: From £120 per day, dependant on experience and qualifications

  

HOW TO APPLY: 

Please e-mail a CV, along with your preferred location FAO ADVENTURE TRAINING TEAM to SD-Staffing@entrust-ed.co.uk 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Entrust Outdoors is a highly motivated company, with a well-qualified and experienced staff team that shares a clear view going forward of growth and diversification, delivering the highest quality outdoor and adventurous activities in a sustainable and commercial way. We are now looking to further grow our pool of outdoor professionals, to complement the work we already engage with at a national level.

 

Following a recent contract award, Entrust will be delivering adventure training programmes on behalf of the British Army from April 2021. The programmes provide a challenging means through which recruits are exposed to a climate of achievement and self-development, under controlled risk, in often challenging and austere outdoor settings. In this environment, the students are to be inspired, by example, to display initiative, develop self-confidence, physical and moral courage, resilience and determination, leadership skills and improved functional skills that directly enhance ‘military capability’ and are aligned to Army standards and values.

 

We are currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced instructors with a genuine passion for the outdoors to work with us. If you consider yourself to be a professional outdoor practitioner and would like to join a high-performing team, get in touch to find out more:

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

Be able to effectively plan and deliver high quality adventure training sessions within the framework provided by the Army, with an emphasis on safe practice, identified outcomes and a high standard of customer service    

Deliver a full and wide range of activities (qualification dependent) 

Be flexible in your availability to work.

Work as part of the team to ensure the programmes, work colleagues and customers comply with all Health & Safety requirements/regulations and local working practices 

Be reflective in your practice, both personally and with recruits, supporting continuous development and improvement in line with the goals of the Adventure Training programme

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

Currently and passionately engaging in a range of outdoor activities 

High personal standards in presentation, communication and delivering customer service  

Hold at least one of the following awards:

Summer Mountain Leader

Rock Climbing Instructor

British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor / British Canoeing Paddle Sport Leader or equivalent

Local Cave and Mine Leader Level One (with relevant endorsements for delivery locations)

 

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCE/SKILLS ARE CONSIDERED DESIRABLE:

Current and UK Driving Licence including D1 or D1+E entitlements

Multiple awards from the following list and/or higher tier awards in these activities

Summer Mountain Leader

Rock Climbing Instructor

British Canoeing British Canoeing Paddle sport Instructor / British Canoeing Paddle sport Leader or equivalent

Local Cave and Mine Leader Level One (with relevant endorsements for delivery locations)

Previous Joint Services Adventure Training experience or British Army Adventure Training experience

 

Entrust vetting, Enhanced DBS, Baseline Personal Security Screening, Ministry of Defence vetting, and British Army induction requirements will need to be completed for this role.

 

Various contracting routes – Sole Trader, Freelance, Zero Hour Contracts, Full Time (pro-rota).

Opportunities more widely within Entrust Outdoors will also be available.

Closing Date:

10/04/2021


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