Activity Leader

Location: Elveden Forest Village - Suffolk

Hours of Work: Various Hours Available, Part-Time, Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.07 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 21 September 2021

Activity Leader

With up to 200 indoor and outdoor activities available, Center Parcs is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Leisure team plays a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, whatever their age or ability.

There are many opportunities in the Leisure team, and our offering of activities continues to grow. From donning an eye patch in Pirate and Princess Adventure, to whizzing around a track in Quad Bike Safari or scaling the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, our focus is on delivering a quality experience that guests will remember, whether it’s their first or fiftieth time.

ACTIVITY LEADER

We are looking for a Children’s Activity Leader to join our dedicated team. This role provides a fun and rewarding opportunity to take an active role in helping our little guests to thoroughly enjoy the activities that we have to offer.

You will lead a variety of leisure activities, ensuring the highest standards are maintained to give the best possible experience to our guests. Whilst providing a high standard of childcare, you will also be responsible for providing a safe environment for all guests. With a wide range of children, family and adult activities available, you will be responsible for looking for opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations.

The ideal candidate will have a naturally outgoing and enthusiastic personality, with a passion for delivering excellent customer service. 

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

HOURS OF WORK

You will be contracted to work either 64 or 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period. Shifts will fall between 7:00am and 7:00pm.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Naturally outgoing and enthusiastic personality
  • To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with both adults and children in groups of different sizes
  • Naturally cheerful

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of working within the customer care industry
  • Previous activity leadership experience
  • Confidence to demonstrate new skills to a group of participants (children / adults)

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 21 September 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 24 September 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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