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Job location: Various Locations, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
15 Feb 2018
Job description:
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.

We are also looking for 2 apprentices to work at Blackland Farm as activity instructors. There are no specific qualifications required for this role as full training will be provided and for insurance purposes, you must be aged 18 and over to apply.

For more details please click 'Apply Now' and complete an application pack
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