Bank Outdoor Education Workers- Surrey

Job Details At Surrey Outdoor Learning (SOLD) we are looking for a number of committed seasonal staff required from March – October 2019. You will earn £11.11 per hour (inclusive of leave allowance) and have the opportunity to work substantial hours across the season. The exact number of hours to be worked each week will be mutually agreed in advance with your manager. We also require staff that are available for ad hoc sessions throughout the year. We require staff at: Thames Young Mariners (TYM) OEC, Ham, Richmond. TW10 7RX. High Ashurst, near Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6DQ. Henley Fort OEC in Guildford. GU2 4RH. You may be required to work across the 3 centres, there is a possibility of staff accommodation available at Thames Young Mariners for substantial hour workers. Please ask for more details about this option. Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups. An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role. About the Role Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) is a provider of high quality, outcome led, outdoor learning experiences. We are committed to inspiring and engaging young people and adults, improving and enriching personal and social development and raising achievement, success and aspirations in life. See SOLD’s website for more information on what we do. We are looking for Outdoor Education Workers who are experienced in delivering high quality outdoor learning experiences, that maintain the high standards and positive impact we expect in SOLD. You will be a skilled facilitator, able to adapt your style to work with a variety of different clients from primary school pupils through to youth groups and graduate students. You will have a good understanding of how outdoor learning can benefit all aspects of education and personal development. You should have previous centre experience and hold relevant National Governing Body qualifications. A current first aid qualification is essential for this role. A minimum of one qualification from the list below is required: Thames Young Mariners (some staff accommodation available) BC Paddlesports Instructor (or equivalent qualification) RYA Assistant Instructor or above High Ashurst and Henley Fort (No staff accommodation) Archery GB Instructor Award A walking qualification such as Sports Leader Lowland Expedition Leader/MT Lowland Leader/MT Mountain Leader MIAS level 2/ British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership Level 2 Instructor Forest Schools Leader L3 SPA / CWA / ERCA Ropes Course instructor BC Paddlesports Instructor / Paddlesports Leader (Henley Fort only) D1/PCV minibus licence / Trailer Licence would also be useful. There are lots of opportunities for cross centre work and so lots of variety in the work offered. For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application. Additional Information The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24th February 2019. Applications will be checked throughout the duration of the advert. Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date to discuss the opportunities at SOLD and arrange interviews accordingly. Values and Behaviours Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.
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