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Senior Instructors

At Plas y Brenin, we've never been busier. As a result we need more staff to help look after our customers. We pride ourselves on the high standards we maintain at the National Mountain Sports Centre which is why we only take on highly qualified, experienced and above all motivated Coaches, Intstructors and Guides.

The Senior Instructor's role is to take responsibility for aspects of the activity programme as well as working on a full range of courses both in North Wales and further afield. We are offering an attractive employment package which includes a starting salary of £31,500 for 206 contact days per year and a company pension scheme.

Suitable candidates will be active, enthusiastic, highly motivated mountaineers and can demonstrate an interest in the wider climbing community. They will be members of the BMG or AMI (MIC holders) with experience in the directing and delivery of formal qualification courses as well as considerable instructional, coaching and leadership experience.

Applicants are required to complete an application form, and provide a CV and covering letter of application.

For further information click here

For an application form click here.

Closing date 8th October.

Interviews will take place on the 15th October.

Contact carlo.forte@pyb.co.uk at Plas y Brenin should you require any further information.


 

 

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Instructors

Our courses and holidays have never been more popular. As a result we need more staff to help look after our customers. We pride ourselves on the high standards we maintain at the National Mountain Sports Centre which is why we only take on highly qualified, experienced and above all motivated Coaches, Intstructors and Guides.

We are offering an attractive employment package which includes a starting salary of £26,500k for 206 contact days and a company pension scheme. Suitable candidates will be enthusiastic active mountaineers, members of the BMG or AMI (MIC or MIA holders) or BCU level 5 or UKCC/BCU Level 3 coaches or Level 3 Mountain Bike Leaders with expertise in the delivery of qualification programmes.

Applicants are required to complete an application form, and provide a CV and covering letter of application.

For further informationclick here

For an application form click here.

Closing date 8th October.

Interviews will take place on the 16th October.

Contact carlo.forte@pyb.co.uk at Plas y Brenin should you require any further information.

 


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Full & Part Time Kitchen Assistants

We're busier than ever at here at Plas y Brenin. With so many people visitingThe National Mountain Sports Centre we need to work even harder to make sure they enjoy the best possible food during their stay. That's why we are recruiting more caterting asstants to join our highly motivated team on both a full and part time basis.

If you'd like to work in this incredible location and enjoy the many benefits that come with working at a world class mountain sports centre get in touch now.

Phone Phil Cousins on 01690 720118 or email phil.cousins@pyb.co.uk

 


 

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Instructor Scheme

The purpose of the Instructor Scheme is to provide good quality training, followed by a season of instructional work on a variety of National Centre courses where you will receive supervision and guidance. This will provide a good grounding for work in outdoor instruction, coaching teaching or guiding.
The minimum pre-requirements for the scheme are that you hold a Summer ML Award and are registered with the MTUK for the Mountaineering Instructor Scheme and/or Aspirant Level 5 Coach / UKCC Level 3.
Other outdoor qualifications and skills will be an advantage, in particular mountain bike leadership.

You need to be a minimum of 21 years of age and have held a full UK drivers licence for at least two years (D1 category is very desirable) in order to comply with our minibus driving restrictions.

Details of the scheme are as follows:

 

This scheme has been used as a successful springboard for many Instructors who have moved into an outdoor career. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the application form to info@pyb.co.uk, feel free to provide any additional information that you think is relevant.
Please ensure that you include an email address on your application form as all correspondence will be via email.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th October 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to an interview on Wednesday 22nd October 2014.

Contact carlo.forte@pyb.co.uk at Plas y Brenin should you require any further information.

 




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