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Climbing Wall Supervisor/Instructor HCC2708065

Hampshire County Council
£15,669 - £16,074 per annum
Sunday Enhancements and Bank Holidays
Calshot Activities Centre, Calshot
12 months

We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated CWA or SPA holders ideally with experience of working at indoor walls, to join our climbing wall staff team.

You should have experience teaching climbing to a wide range of groups. You will have a clear understanding of health and safety requirements at climbing walls, as well the ability to provide excellent customer service. Additional experience of coaching, wall supervision/floor walking, equipment checking, route setting and working in a customer focused environment would be desirable.

The climbing wall at Calshot is one of the largest public climbing walls in the country with well over 1200 m2 of climbing, which combined with its location in one of the largest activities centres in the country makes this a unique position.

You will be a key member of the climbing wall team at Calshot. You will be involved supervising members of the public when they are climbing recreationally and instructing on a wide range of climbing courses, from beginner sessions for 4-7 year olds to adult learn to climb courses and youth climbing clubs. You will also have responsibility for checking and maintaining the centres climbing and high ropes equipment and ensuring the centres health and safety policies are adhered to.

The centre as a whole offers residential and non-residential courses in an unrivalled number of exciting water and landbased activities. Situated in a unique position on the shores of the Solent, our magnificent setting gives immediate access to the country’s most popular watersports location. Ashore, historic hangars accommodate the state of the art climbing complex plus an indoor Velodrome and a dry Ski Slope. The range of activities taught at the Centre includes Canoeing, Dinghy Sailing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Rock Climbing, Track Cycling, Mountain Biking, Archery, Orienteering, High Ropes, Field Studies and Development Training.

Staff accommodation may be available.

This post is subject to a criminal records check.
Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Ben Lidstone-Scott, Operations Manager or Jon Wilson, Climbing Wall Manager on 02380 884941
15 November 2017
2 November 2017

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.