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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £0 - £0   Working Pattern:Fixed Term
Location: Grafham Water Centre   Reference: 17971

Closing date:

24 May 2019 at midday
Position: Trainee Instructor

About us

Grafham Water Centre is a popular Outdoor Education Centre based on the shores of Grafham Water reservoir in Perry, Cambridgeshire. We are a lively and busy residential centre catering for a wide range of school and youth groups as well as offering courses for both adults and children. We also cater for corporate and conference bookings. At the heart of all our work is our vision to change young people’s lives.

About the role

Our Trainee Instructors complete a 12 month contract in which they have the opportunity to:
• Get paid to train to be a qualified Outdoor Instructor!
• Shadow and learn from qualified and experienced instructors
• Receive training in a wide range of outdoor activities
• Complete National Governing Body qualifications in a range of activities such as Sailing, Paddling, Climbing, Powerboating and Windsurfing.
• Use Centre equipment and facilities free of charge to practice
• Lead activity sessions once competent and confident to do so

Please see the attached Job Description for further info.

Hours, pay and benefits

• 37 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
• Pay of £430 per month. Accommodation and meals included in your package.
• Generous allowance to complete external training and qualifications.
• 23 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays in lieu.
• Other benefits include access to a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice option for additional annual leave, and an employee benefit card offering discounts on a range of venues, brands and products.
• We also offer reduced price access to Centre activities and courses for you and your family.

About you

We are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals who are committed to developing themselves and others. They must be focussed on delivering the best service to our customers
– a smile and a sense of humour are a must! We will be looking for the following in our ideal candidate:
• A passion for the outdoors
• Able to communicate well with both adults and children
• Confident to deliver to a group (or build towards this)
• Willingness to take every opportunity to learn new skills

Other info

The closing date for this position is Friday 24th of May at midday. Please note, we will only contact applicants after the closing date has passed.
Successful applicants will be subject to Enhanced DBS (CRB) Check and Medical clearance before employment commences.
For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Rob Kinsella or Adam Williams on 01480 810521.


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