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Temporary Centre Manager, ACT Outdoors Ltd

Contract, Temporary
Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Education / Teaching, Hotels / Leisure, Services / Miscellaneous
South Wales
Caerphilly, Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£20, 000 a year + benefits
Start Date:
ACT Training
Job Ref:

Temporary Centre Manager, ACT Outdoors Ltd

Ynys Hywel Activity Centre, in the heart of the beautiful Sirhowy Valley, is looking for a dynamic individual with a passion for outdoor education to join our team.

The Centre Supervisor will be responsible for the efficient running of operations at the centre, to include:

  • Management and delivery of industry leading outdoor activities
  • Responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of all individuals using the facility
  • Overseeing the development and direction of the centre, in line with the needs of the stakeholders
  • Working alongside the Technical Advisor and AALA to exceed standards set by the relevant governing bodies
  • Responsibility for the training and development of instructional staff

The successful candidate will need to have relevant experience working within an outdoor centre/business, alongside:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Outdoor Adventurous Activities, preferably at a centre
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Safety management and compliance experience
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Practical hands on approach
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated effective communication & interpersonal skills
  • The ability to deal effectively with community, customers and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high levels of initiative
  • MT Rock Climbing Instructor Award
  • BCA Local Cave & Mine Leader Award, to include Porth Yr Ogof
  • Gorge Walking Experience
  • Mountain Leader Award

Experience with Adventure Activity Licensing Authority and Pupil Referral Unit students desirable.

A fantastic opportunity for any individual who would like the progress to a centre supervisor type role.

Salary: £20,000 a year + benefits + continual training/ development

37.5 hours a week flexible over 7 days

This is a temporary vacancy for a minimum of 6 months with possibility of extension.

Submit your CV online today by clicking the Apply button below.

Closing Date: 4th July.
(ACT Outdoors Ltd have the right to close the advert sooner should we receive a satisfactory amount of suitable applications).

Company Description

ACT is all about people!

Our people, your people and all of the individuals out there who are looking to improve themselves, their lives and their career prospects.

At ACT, we’re all extremely passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives by providing excellent learning programmes and opportunities – and all 310 of us come in to work each day to do just that.

We provide a long list of training programmes and qualifications that really help people reach their full potential. From Traineeships, Apprenticeship and Higher Apprenticeships across 30 different sectors, to employability training and short commercial courses, we have something for everyone and, this is the good bit, most of our training is fully-funded.

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