High Ropes / Outdoor Activity Instructor (fixed-term)

Location: Elveden Forest Village - Suffolk

Hours of Work: Part-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.14 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 29 May 2018

High Ropes / Outdoor Activity Instructor (fixed-term)

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.

ABOUT US

If adrenaline-fuelled activities sounds like your idea of heaven, the Action Challenge team could be perfect for you. Action Challenge offers a wide range of exciting and extreme activities for all ages and abilities. Guests can take to the sky and tackle High Ropes or explore the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, before whizzing through the woodland on a zip wire. Tree Climbing and Mini Trek are perfect for little ones wanting their first taste of adventure, all guided by our expert team.

If you want to make a difference and ensure families leave with memories of an experience they’ll never forget, take a look at the current Action Challenge opportunities.

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are now looking to recruit Action Challenge Instructors to join the Outdoor Pursuits department.

You will meet and greet our guests at Action Challenge and you will coach and supervise them in a range of exciting activities in a manner that allows them to have great fun whilst feeling safe and secure. Your engagement with our guests will enrich their holiday experience, encouraging them to return and tell their friends.

You will be responsible for instructing sessions such as; high ropes, indoor and outdoor climbing, abseiling, tree trekking and Aerial Adventure. You will set up and maintain equipment ensuring all safety checks are carried out in accordance with company guidelines.

HOURS OF WORK

Please note this is a fixed-term contract until November 2018.

You will be contracted to work either 30 or 75 hours per 4 week period, working on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

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

Action Challenge forms part of a larger department of Outdoor Pursuits, including Watersports, therefore you may need to cover shifts of this nature too.

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • 18 years of age+
  • Sociable, confident and outgoing
  • Naturally cheerful
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Good basic standard of education
  • Physically capable to meet the demands of the role
  • The ability to communicate competently
  • Able to work as part of a team

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working within the leisure/customer service industry
  • Experience of Outdoor Sports Activities

Closing date:  29 May 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews will be held on:  7 and 8 June 2018

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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