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Apprentice Outdoor Instructor

Parkwood Leisure

Alice Holt Activity Centre

South East




Apprentice Outdoor Instructor
Alice Holt Forest

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The outdoor instructor will have a strong willingness to learn how to facilitate fun and safe outdoor sessions and have a passion for delivering great customer experiences. 

The Opportunity

Provide excellent customer care to all users of the facility and assist with customer queries.
Instruct groups of various sizes and ages on a range of activities
Delivering courses in a professional and reliable manor while inspiring a passion for outdoor activities in participants
Working independently and exercising good judgement, discretion, and tact
Keep stores clean, tidy and in order at all times.
Perform regular safety checks of the centres outdoor equipment.
Assist centre staff and customers with bicycle rental and retail sales.
Additional duties to enable the effective operation of Alice Holt Cycle Centre as directed by the Centre Manager.

The Person
Be passionate about ensuring the reputation of Parkwood Outdoors is highly regarded by customers, staff, suppliers and the local community.
Ability to communicate effectively with all colleagues and customers, including children and adults.
Be passionate about riding with an understanding of cycling as a sport.
Experience of working with groups of children, teenagers and adults
The successful candidate will be punctual, well organised and motivated.
Working hours will include weekends and evenings. 

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
Employee health cash plan
Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
Cycle to Work scheme
Pension Scheme
Company sick pay
Career progression
Training and development

Parkwood Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

Closing Date
30th January 2020

About Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

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Applications by: 30/01/2020