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Outdoor Education Worker - Surrey Wide

Employer: Surrey County Council

  • Reference: 100007068
  • Published on: Fri 21/07/2017 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/10/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Permanent
  • Hours: 0.01 hours per day. Bank (Casual) Contract .
  • Salary: £10.71 per hour.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surrey
Job Details

Salary: £9.41 per hour + £1.30 leave allowance per hour = £10.71 per hour.

Staff required from March - October 2017 at Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD).

Seasonal staff required - various contracts.

We require staff at Henley Fort OEC in Guildford, Thames Young Mariners (TYM) OEC, Richmond, Ham and High Ashurst, near Dorking, Surrey.

Staff may be required to work across the 3 centres. There is a possibility of staff accommodation available at TYM.

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.

Staff Benefits

We believe people are our greatest asset. That is why we have gone out of our way to give staff everything they need to make their jobs easier, and everything they need for a more rewarding career.

Flexible working supported where possible, 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered as well as the option to join the car lease scheme.

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 workers who are experienced in delivering high quality outdoor learning experiences. 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. It would be beneficial to have a working knowledge of the school curriculum and how outdoor learning can benefit all aspects of education and personal development.

We are looking for individuals who have previous centre experience and hold NGB qualifications. A current first aid qualification is essential.

We are looking for people who hold at least one of the following awards:

  • BCU UKCC Level 1 or above (or equivalent qualification)
  • RYA Assistant Instructor or above
  • SPA/CWA/ERCA ropes course instructor
  • GNAS
  • MIAS level 2/British Cycling Level 2 instructor
  • A walking qualification: such as BEL/WGL/ML
  • D1/PCV minibus licence
  • Forest Schools Leader

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.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Robert Fidgett on 07792 995682 or by e-mail at

Additional Information

Applications will be checked throughout the recruitment period. Applicants may be contacted before the closing date to discuss the opportunities at SOLD and arrange interview.

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) is part of Surrey County Council.

For more information on SOLD please visit

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