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Adventurous Activity Coordinator

  • Job Location

    Borders of East London and Essex

  • Start date

    Interviews for this vacancy are being held mid - late October; it is hoped that the successful candidate will be able to start by late November, but a later date start date would be considered for the right candidate

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    £24,000 per annum




Description


The Lambourne End Centre are looking for an Adventurous Activity Co-ordinator to coordinate the delivery of adventurous activities and the D of E Award at the Centre. This will include ensuring that equipment, materials and facilities are fit for purpose at all times and that instructors are appropriately trained to ensure the highest possible standards of delivery.
 
The Lambourne End Centre is a fantastic 54 acre site in south west Essex which is full of opportunity.  The Centre’s scenic location in a rural setting, yet on the doorstep of East London’s urban fringe creates a unique resource. It offers visiting groups (predominantly from East London) a completely alternative perspective. The Centre boasts residential accommodation and training facilities, outdoor adventure activities, a garden project and a working farm with dedicated environmental areas.  These are used to generate a wide range of programmes which promote and deliver personal development opportunities for young people, especially those at risk or struggling in traditional mainstream environments. All the programmes are designed to encourage team building, problem solving and communication skills, as well as build confidence and raise aspirations. 

Requirements


Suitable candidates should have:
·         Adventurous Activity experience and a technical understanding of safety management systems and national governing body guidelines that ensure safe delivery of adventurous activities
·         A minimum of 4 NGB coaching qualifications preferably including Mountain Leader with RCI or Paddle Sports coach at Level 2.
·         Experience or interest in integrating adventurous activities in to wider personal development or outdoor learning programmes
·         Experience of dealing with a range of challenging behaviours and complex needs.
·         Possess a strategic vision for developing, delivering and growing adventurous activity provision at the Centre.
·         Cultural sensitivity and commitment to Lambourne End's Equal Opportunities Policy
 
The post is based on a 35 hour week but will involve flexible working, including some weekend and evenings 
 
Due to the nature of the work, the post will be subject to a DBS check.


About us

The Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning is a fantastic 54 acre classroom with the freedom to create the right atmosphere for learning. Through tailored programmes it provides the opportunity for people to develop and stretch themselves

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