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Senior Outdoor Education Worker - Guildford

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: 100011578
  • Published: Fri 21/12/2018, 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/01/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £25,821 per annum for 36 hours per week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Henley Fort OEC, The Mount, Guildford
Job Details

£25,821 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Henley Fort Outdoor Education centre, The Mount, Off The Hogs Back, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4RH.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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

This post takes on a senior role within the Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) team who has a remit to develop quality outdoor learning opportunities in a range of specialist settings in line with the service Curriculum Document. These are primarily Henley Fort Outdoor Centre, Angel Blue Canal Boat and SOLD's outreach team. The post holder will oversee the operations of these areas ensuring customers and staff are well managed, and ensuring that the service provided is of high quality and exceeds customers expectations.

The applicant will need to hold a minimum of 2 outdoor National Governing Body qualifications at a senior level and committed to gaining further qualifications. The applicant should be solution focussed, dynamic, have excellent organisational skills, be self motivated and have a flexible and creative attitude.

Applicants should have substantial experience of face to face delivery in an outdoor setting, experience of project management, managerial supervision and experience of maintaining high NGB standards and health and safety.

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.

Henley Fort is a busy outdoor centre offering a wide range of outdoor learning experiences. The site is located on top of the hogs back high above Guildford. Activities include adventure / night walks, archery, canal boating, canoeing, challenge course, climbing, mountain biking, orienteering team tasks, woodland skills and the 1940's World War two home front / evacuee experiences. To complement the activities, Henley Fort offers residential stays in a smart yurt village.

See SOLD's website for more information on what we do. www.surreyoutdoorlearning.uk

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact  Fidgett by email at Robert.fidgett@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20/01/2019.

Interviews will take place on 06/02/2018

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: 100011578
  • Published: Fri 21/12/2018, 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/01/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £25,821 per annum for 36 hours per week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Henley Fort OEC, The Mount, Guildford

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