Trainee Outdoor Instructor Adventure Centre for Education

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Adventure Centre for Education

Charity registered in Scotland SC041556

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Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
Time of attendance
3 days (25hrs) over 7 days. Times will vary
No of references
Hours (per week)
varied shifts will include occasional weekend and evening shifts
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 depending on age

Job description

Assisting the Lead Outdoor Instructor with the delivery of conservation and outdoor activity sessions, including: Team Building, Bushcraft, Wild Camping, Abseiling, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Adventure Walks, Trail/Hill walking, Stand up Paddle Boarding, Canyoneering

General maintenance of equipment and store.

All training will be given but must have a genuine interest in outdoor activities and conservation issues.

Occasional weekend residentials are required.

Duties and responsibilities

 To engage with young people in a one to one or group structure.

 To deliver, directly or in partnership, a range of personal and social development opportunities and ensure young people are aware of them.

 Representing and promoting the service through networks including training opportunities and residentials.

 To attend relevant training/development opportunities.

 Participate in staff/team reviews and meetings.

 To keep appropriate records including completion of time sheets for hours worked, petty cash records and to monitor and evaluate your own work.

 Ensure all working practices adhere to the Adventure Centre for Education policies e.g. Confidentiality Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy etc.

Person specification

• Must have a people centre approach to work, including the ability to communicate to people of all ages.

• Be a good time keeper .

• Be able to work the occasional weekend and evenings.

This job is of a physical nature.

Successful applicant will be required to become a PVG Scheme member

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership