Activity Instructor

Closing Date: 30 April at 9am

Salary: £8.01 ph

Job Type: Fixed Term and Casual to start April / June 2018

Hours: 20 hours a week

Location: Blackland Farm, Foxlease and Waddow Hall


 Join us this season as an Activity Instructor at one of Girguiding’s adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will escape the traditional 9 to 5 working day and provide a hands-on, all systems-go experience.

 As an Activity Instructor you will have to organise and deliver activity sessions in order to maximise the use of the centre and meet the needs of the client by communicating effectively with customers of all ages. You will need to instruct groups of all ages and abilities in a range of activities, including canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing. (For a full list of activities please visit the Activity Centre’s Page on the Girlguiding website.)

 You will also have to assist with the planning and delivery or training sessions, ensuring they are in line with agreed objectives, consistent with the physical abilities of the group and the National Governing Body Objectives and to ensure that all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience so that they will want to visit again!

 You are required to maintain facilities and equipment, including storage, in line with defined standards and to test equipment prior to use, and at regular intervals, to ensure safe and effective operation. Ensuring that log and accurate written records are regularly updated with relevant activities and appropriately deal with and report any safety hazards to the line manager at the earliest opportunity. You must ensure that first aid/medical assistance is called at the earliest opportunity (or administered if you are first aid qualified to do this) and if an accident is occurred during a session, in collaboration with the adult responsible for the group. These accidents will need to be recorded in the accident book and that a full report is made of the circumstances surrounding it, so that preventative measures can be taken for the future that preventative measures can be taken for the future.

 You must be aware that the centre represents the public face of Girlguiding and to conduct all activities in a manner which promotes and enhances the organisation’s safeguarding policies, images and reputation.

 How to apply

Read the application pack and fill out an application form and a diversity monitoring form. Return both forms to us at [email protected]  Closing date: 30 April by 9am.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact our HR team by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 0207 592 1892