We’re hiring Activity Leaders at Bowling Activity Hub!

Bowling Activity Hub is a brand new outdoor activities concept based at Bowling, and we’re currently recruiting for Activity Leaders for the 2017 season. Full and part time opportunities available!

Bowling Activity Hub is a brand new outdoor activities concept based at Bowling, West Dumbartonshire. The Hub aims to engage very closely with the communities both within and out with West Dunbartonshire and will provide an exciting opportunity to offer a wide range of activities, including; Canoeing, Kayaking, Water Zorbing, Stand Up Paddle boarding, Bike Hire, Archery, Geocaching and more!

The Hub is currently recruiting for Activity Leaders for the 2017 season. Based at Bowling on contracts running between March and October we have a variety of full and part time opportunities.

The role of the Activity Leader will be crucial to the success of the 2017 season.  The successful candidates will have an initial induction to the centre as well as the Hub’s core values of safety, first impressions, attention to detail and high quality customer service.  Your qualifications and prior experience will enable you to ‘hit the ground running’ in assisting the Activities Coordinator in developing the Hub over the season.  The Activity Leaders will be made familiar with the centre’s Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures including all related processes.  You will engage with a variety of Schools and Groups as well as members of the public to publicise the hub and its offer.  Leaders will work collaboratively to manage the day-to-day business, including preparation and the safe delivery of activities as well as general maintenance, cleaning of equipment and the centre itself.

To be successful you must demonstrate a positive attitude, superior people skills, a strong work ethic, commitment and pride yourself delivering fantastic customer service in a team environment. You will be able to demonstrate passion and commitment to the outdoor activities environment.  In addition to the above, ideal candidates may possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Outdoor First Aid qualification
  • Archery Leader / Instructor
  • UKCC Level 2 Paddlesport Coach
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Trail Cycle Leader or Level 2 MBLA – Not essential
  • PVG

You will be expected to learn about the local area including the canal and boating operation so as to be able to advise customers correctly.

Scottish Canals are an equal opportunities employer and want to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. It is our policy to recruit the best person for each vacancy regardless of gender, marital status, ethnic or national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age and we will ensure that there are equal opportunities in all stages of the recruitment process. Scottish Canals are also a Disability Confident Committed employer, meaning that we encourage applications from disabled people and that if a disabled applicant meets the minimum criteria for the job they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

As an employer we offer a competitive salary!  Details will be discussed at interview stage.

If you would like to be considered for a seasonal job, please complete an application form stating you are interested in positions based in the as an Activity Leader at Bowling and return to Canal House, Applecross Street, Glasgow, G4 9SP, recruitment@scottishcanals.co.uk or drop a completed form into your local Scottish Canals office. If you require assistance completing this application form or require a modified version, please get in touch with our recruitment team on 0141 354 7546 or at recruitment@scottishcanals.co.uk

 

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Equal Opportunities

Scottish Canals is an equal opportunities employer and it is our policy to recruit the best person for each vacancy regardless of gender, marital status, ethnic or national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age and we will ensure that there are equal opportunities in all stages of the recruitment process.

We recommend that all candidates with a disability should inform us during the recruitment process to ensure that any reasonable adjustments can be made where applicable.

We are a Living Wage Employer

We are pleased to announce that we are now an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff in our organisation earns not just the minimum wage but the Living Wage. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK. We believe that every member of staff deserves a Living Wage. You can find out more about the Living Wage by visiting www.livingwage.org.uk.