Lead Outdoor Learning Worker (Casual)

Recruiter
Dundee City Council
Location
Scotland
Posted
08 Jul 2016
Closes
30 Jun 2017
Ref
DEE01100
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description
Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city. www.leisureandculturedundee.com You will be based at Ancrum Outdoor Centre and provide session cover in an adhoc capacity to help meet service demands and when work is available you will be contacted. There is no obligation for Leisure & Culture Dundee to offer you work, nor are you obliged to accept work. The rate of pay is £10.88 per hour.

Requirements
You will hold a relevant further/higher education qualification in environmental eduction/adverture activities related subject or have relevant experience of coaching young people in a number of adventure activities. You will have a experience in land and water based adventure activities, you must hold at least 3 of the following National Govern Body Awards: WGL/ LLA/ ML (Summer), SPA or Climbing Wall Award, Level 2 coach in paddle sports, Mountain Bike Leader/ Trail Cycle Leader, Archery, RYA sailing instructor awards.

Responsibilities
You will lead and instruct high quality outdoor learning courses and programmes.

The Individual
You will have experience as and be an active practitioner in 3 or more mainstream outdoor adventure activities and be able to communicate effectively with young people of all abilities and backgrounds and be flexible under differing working circumstances and have appreciation of the environment in line with access code. You will lead and assist course participants in a range of outdoor adventure activities. You will have experience of delivering outdoor learning to a range of clients and have an understanding of the contribution that outdoor and environmental education plays in lifelong learning and the development of young people. Hold a current 16 hour first aid certificate and a current driving licence (D1+E). This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure & Culture Dundee. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to work being offered by Leisure & Culture Dundee. You will be a friendly, outgoing person with a strong commitment to providing safe , fun adventure experiences to groups.