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Job vacancies at Rock UK outdoor adventure centres

WE HOPE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM.

Please check below for details of job opportunities at our centres.

Please note that Rock UK is a Christian Charity and many of our roles are subject to an Occupational Requirement (OR) that successful applicants should be practising Christians.  We have stated in the role profiles below where a specific role is subject to an OR.

For a job description and application form for any of these roles please contact Helen Tilney on 01933 654103 or email job.enquiry@rockuk.org.  Alternatively you can complete your application online when you are ready to apply.

Rock UK – Activities Instructor (Maternity Leave Cover) Carroty Wood, Kent

We currently have a vacancy for an activities instructor to cover maternity leave at our Carroty Wood centre in Kent.

Applicants should hold (or be working towards) the following qualifications:

GNAS
UKCC Level 2 Canoe & Kayak Coach
16 Hour First Aid
Single Pitch Award (SPA)

Salary starts at £14,625 with added increments for specific qualifications.

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement (OR) that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian. 

For a full job description and details of how to apply please contact Helen on 01933 654103 or email Job.enquiry@rockuk.org

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Chief Instructor - Frontier Centre, Northamptonshire

Do you love adventure? Are you an experienced activity professional with a desire to serve in Christian mission? At Rock UK, we are a Christian organisation that is passionate about developing young people, bringing adventure into learning in the outdoors, to transform lives. As Chief Instructor you will have overall responsibility for leading and motivating a team of instructors and trainees at Rock UK’s largest centre in Northamptonshire. Reporting to the Centre Director you will be a key member of the Centre Leadership Team. The Chief Instructor is an exciting role in an organisation where you will have opportunity to actively deliver Rock UK’s Christian mission, aims and objectives in an adventurous context and develop personally as a leading activity instructor.

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Northamptonshire (with occasional UK travel)

Salary: £25,000pa (negotiable depending on experience & qualifications) + pension contribution

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement (OR) that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian.

For a full job description and application form please contact Helen at Job.enquiry@rockuk.org or telephone 01933 654103

Applications will be reviewed on submission

Senior Instructor - Frontier Centre, Northamptonshire

Do you love adventure? Are you an experienced activity professional with a desire to serve in Christian mission? At Rock UK, we are a Christian organisation that is passionate about developing young people, bringing adventure into learning in the outdoors, to transform lives. As Senior Instructor you will report to and assist the Chief Instructor with leading and motivating a team of instructors and trainees at Rock UK’s largest centre in Northamptonshire. The Senior Instructor is an exciting role in an organisation where you will have opportunity to actively deliver Rock UK’s Christian mission, aims and objectives in an adventurous context and develop personally as a leading activity instructor.

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Frontier Centre, Northamptonshire (with occasional UK travel)

Salary: £17,500pa - £18,500pa (negotiable depending on experience & qualifications) + pension contribution

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement (OR) that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian.

For a full job description and application form please contact Helen at Job.enquiry@rockuk.org or telephone 01933 654103

Applications will be reviewed on submission

Seasonal Instructors - Carroty Wood, Kent

Rock UK Adventure Centres Ltd. is looking to appoint Seasonal Instructors at our centre in Tonbridge, Kent.

Applicants should ideally have experience of working in an outdoor adventure centre, hold a first aid certificate and either an SPA or a BCU Level 1 qualification.

For a full job description and details of how to apply please contact Helen on 01933 654103 or email Job.enquiry@rockuk.org

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement (OR) that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian.
 

Applications will be reviewed on submission

Seasonal Instructor - Summit Centre, South Wales

Rock UK Adventure Centres have a vacancy for a seasonal instructor based at our Summit Centre near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales for the summer period.

Applicants should have experience of working in an outdoor adventure centre and hold a first aid certificate.

It is essential for applicants to have their CWA award. It is desirable if applicants also have their SPA qualification.

The successful applicant will be involved in instructing on the climbing wall as well as on our new Aerial Adventure (high ropes) course. You will also cover reception and floor-walking duties.

Rock UK is a Christian charity and the successful candidate is expected to be sympathetic to the Christian faith.

Salary starts at £15,125 per annum with increments added for further qualifications.

For a full job description and details of how to apply please contact Helen on 01933 654103 or email Job.enquiry@rockuk.org

 

Freelance Instructors - Summit Centre, South Wales

We are currently looking for a couple of freelance instructors to supplement our permanent team of instructors at Summit Centre.

Freelance staff are involved in instructing both in the climbing wall and on our new Aerial Adventure (High Ropes) course, floor-walking and covering reception.

We have opportunities available for both occasional and regular shifts.

Freelance staff should have an interest in climbing and sharing their passion for this sport with others.  They should have completed their CWA or SPA training.  Support is available to help gain the necessary qualifications.

For further information about becoming a freelancer at Summit Centre please contact david.jones@rockuk.org

Administrator – Carroty Wood, Tonbridge, Kent

We are currently looking to appoint a full-time Administrator at our centre in Tonbridge Kent. They will play a key role within our busy outdoor adventure centre which is set amidst beautiful ancient woodlands.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Key responsibilities will include assisting in the bookings process, liaising with customers and supporting the Centre Leadership Team. Attention to detail and a friendly telephone manner are essential.

This is a full-time position – 37.5 hours per week

Hours: 08:45 – 17:15 Monday to Friday

Salary - £17,000 per annum

There is an Occupational Requirement (OR) that the person appointed to this role is a practising Christian.

For a full job description and application form please contact Helen at Job.enquiry@rockuk.org or telephone 01933 654103
 

Activity Instructor - Frontier Centre, Northamptonshire

Rock UK Adventure Centres Ltd is looking to appoint a full time Instructor for an immediate start at our centre in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire.

This post is for a multi-activity instructor and the successful applicant should have the following minimum qualifications:

Single Pitch Award (SPA) or UKCC Level 2 canoe and kayak coach

Salary is in the region of £14,625 per annum depending on experience.

For a full job description and details of how to apply please contact Helen on 01933 654103 or email Job.enquiry@rockuk.org

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian.

Applications will be reviewed on submission

Rock UK Instructor Training and Gap Year Programmes
  • Are you passionate about people?
  • Do you want to work in the outdoors?
  • Are you keen to learn new skills?
  • Do you want to grow in your faith?
  • Are you interested in creating memories for life?

Then the Rock UK Instructor Training or Gap Year Programme is for you!

If you are interested in joining our team or want more information about either of these programme please visit our Rock UK Instructor Training and Gap Year pages as we will be updating information regularly or you can contact Helen Tilney on 01933 654103 or email job.enquiry@rockuk.org.

This role is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the successful applicant should be a practising Christian
 

Get in touch

Our current vacancies are listed here and if you think you fit the bill for any of them, please do get in touch.

However, we are always on the look out for enthusiastic and energetic people to join our ever growing team, so if you have a yearning to work in the great outdoors or have a passion to teach young people then send us your CV and get in touch.

Helen Tilney, Rock UK
Frontier Centre, Addington Road
Irthlingborough
Northants
NN9 5UH

01933 654103
job.enquiry@rockuk.org