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Outdoor Activities Instructor

Serco Leisure
£9.16 to £9.5 per hour
Closing date
1 Jun 2022
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Job Title: Outdoor Activity Instructor

Location: National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham, NG12 2LU

Job Type: Casual, April / May to October 2022

Salary: Up to £9.50 per hour + excellent benefits


Holme Pierrepoint Country Park, the home of the National Water Sports Centre has excellent water facilities, accommodation, a campsite, Outdoor Adventure Zone, Life Fitness Gym and marvellous nature trails for cycling and walking, it is a favourite destination for families, schools, corporate clients, and individuals.


Here at National Water Sports centre an exciting opportunity has arisen for Outdoor Activity Assistants to work in our friendly professional team.


In this role, you will deliver a variety of activities and sessions across our fun and fantastic Outdoor and Water Adventure Departments which include Sky Trail, Climbing Wall, Lagoon activities and Lagoon Wipeout.


You will be the face and the first point of contact for our Outdoor Adventure Zone, making sure our customers have a safe, enjoyable, and adventurous experience both on dry land and on the water.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities.


These positions are offered on a Casual Seasonal Contract between April / May to October, hours will mostly be at weekends and school holidays between 9am to 5.30 – 6pm.


About You


To be considered for this exciting role you must be available to work weekends and school holidays. Candidates who have previously worked as an Activity Leader / Sports Coach / Scout-Cadet Leader or have experience delivering activities or customer service to varied group sizes would be ideal, however we will consider candidates that do not have this experience if you have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and can provide outstanding customer service.


Essential skills for this role include being a team player, happy to support colleagues whenever necessary, able to work well under pressure and with a positive outlook and attitude.


Due to the varied nature of activities on offer we do require that any applicants are comfortable working with heights and are confident swimmers due to water based activities.


Full training and uniform will be provided to the successful candidates.


This is an exciting opportunity for seasonal work in an enjoyable outdoor environment, being out in the fresh air with hopefully plenty of sun, so if you feel you are suitable for this role please apply today!


Why Serco  


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters – delivering essential services that touch people’s lives.


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You will be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


 What we offer


  • Serco and NWC discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution
  • Excellent training and development opportunities


Serco have UK wide leisure contracts which include unique customers such as The National Water Sports Centre, Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Bisham Abbey and Basingstoke Aquadrome to name but a few!  Our teams are hard-working, friendly and above all passionate about leisure and fitness!

We provide leisure services on behalf of community leisure trusts, local authorities, universities, and sporting associations such as Sport England. Our facilities include national sports complexes, outdoor activity venues, community leisure centres, gyms, swimming pools, water sports, tennis courts, golf courses, and conference centres. 

Our ultimate goal is to help people of all abilities and ages to maintain and improve their fitness levels. We do this by providing affordable access to a wide range of market leading sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier individuals across all segments of society. We do this by providing safe, welcoming spaces for people to enjoy their leisure time

We have a genuine desire to work in partnership with public bodies and work every day to find solutions in the ever changing leisure landscape.



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0345 010 4000
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