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Activities Instructor

  • Job Location

    New Forest Activities, Beaulieu, Hampshire

  • Start date

    April

  • Duration

    September

  • Job Benefits

    £8.72 per hour + statutory holiday entitlements




Description

Join the fun in The Forest. New Forest Activities are signing up outdoor instructors for the 2021 season.

We are looking for both part-time and full-time activity instructors, starting in March/April until October 2021. You’ll work alongside our senior staff, apprentices and office team to deliver outstanding activities to our customers. We are based in Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest National Park.
Unfortunately, we are not in a position to provide accommodation for this position.
All our staff benefit from:

  • Supportive colleagues with years of experience in the industry, all working in a small business
  • Having a clear progression and training plan to help to grow their potential
  • Working in beautiful and exclusive environments, which provide a real sense of being close to nature
  • Access to some of our equipment and venues for training and fun, with friends and family discounts, so others can join the fun.

If you’re great with people, hold some industry qualifications and wish to work in The New Forest, check out the two options of work below:

  • Full Time – 6-month contract to start in April 2021 (40 hrs per week). (Middle of March start may be required for training).
  • Part-Time – Weekend & Summer work. Top up your working week with 1 or 2 days a week working in the great outdoors. Ideal for those studying or working elsewhere during the week.

Requirements

We are looking for motivated and honest people to join our team. You’ll deliver a range of outdoor activities around The New Forest. Successful candidates will have some of the following:

  • First Aid Award
  • Paddlesports Instructor (Level 1 BC Coach)
  • Bushcraft Experience
  • BC Personal Performance Award (British Canoe 3* Canoe or Kayak (PPA Canoe or Kayak))
  • British Canoe Coach (Level 2 Coach)
  • ERCA High Ropes Certification
  • ERCA Low Ropes Certification
  • Archery Coach
  • Cycling Guide & Bike Maintenance
  • Experience working with groups in the outdoors

Approx 80% of the Instructor position will be customer-facing; customer service, group management and dealing with clients. 20% of your time you’ll be sorting out equipment, sites and resources for our customers.

How do I get involved?
If you think you’re right for either the part-time work or you’d like to apply for a Summer contract, contact us by applying online below. We will check references and organise an informal interview either in person or over the phone. You’ll need to complete our in house training to top up any awards you may have. Depending on the value you offer when you start, this period is negotiable in terms of both duration and remuneration.

We pay the National Living Wage for activity leaders. Currently, this is £8.72 per hour + statutory holiday entitlements. You’ll be required to work weekends as standard.



About us

From outdoor instructors to members of the office team, we offer a variety of job roles and opportunities that are available to enthusiastic and friendly people who would like to join our busy team.

Each year we recruit seasonal staff and

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