• Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 706410
  • Published: Wed 22/01/2020, 10:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/03/2020, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £9.36 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park, Berkshire

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Dinton Activity Centre, near Reading, Berkshire, is seeking to recruit passionate individuals who have lots of energy to bring to the team. Candidates should hold their BC Paddlesports Instructor Award (or equivalent), RYA Dinghy Instructor or be Climbing Wall Instructor (previously CWA) assessed. 
Dinton Activity Centre is a thriving local authority centre entering its tenth year of operation. The centre handles a footfall of around 20,000 people per year, so the place is very much alive during peak season. We have a fleet of 30 sailing boats and 90 canoes, kayaks and paddle boards. On land we have a low ropes course, bush craft, a rock climbing and high ropes facility, traverse wall, two orienteering courses and a mobile climbing tower. 
As an Instructor you will support the delivery of activities such as taster sessions, school/youth group events, corporate days, school holiday activities and BC/RYA/BSUPA courses. You will work alongside Lead and Senior Instructors to deliver a diverse activity and education program. Other responsibilities may include assisting with boat hire, offsite events, centre maintenance, and general administration / reception cover duties where necessary. Though your work we will provide opportunities for you to accelerate your personal development, providing you with knowledge and training to grow into a fully qualified and experienced instructor. 
Benefits include: Flexible hours, holiday pay, training opportunities and use of equipment. 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. 
To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted. 
Alternatively, please call 0118 974 6116 (answerphone outside office hours) quoting ref: 706410 
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer. 

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