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Plas y Brenin Instructor Scheme

We are looking for experienced and highly motivated individuals to join our 2018 Instructor Scheme at Plas y Brenin. This work based training scheme has been running for over 30 years and provides a unique opportunity to gain training, mentoring and work experience at the National Centre.

This scheme is for those who have completed either Mountaineering Instructor Training or assessment and/or UKCC L3 training or assessment in one or more paddle sports disciplines (or equivalent).

The scheme starts on Monday 5th February 2018 and runs through to the end of October 2018. Your initial three weeks on the scheme will be an intensive period of training and induction, and you will receive close mentoring throughout your time here at Plas y Brenin.

You will have the opportunity to observe and work alongside highly experienced staff who will help you further your skills, knowledge and abilities.

Previous experience of working in other outdoor centres and with a variety groups including adults and young people would be an advantage, as would other outdoor qualifications and skills (beyond those listed above). It would also be beneficial to hold a category D1 on your driving licence.

You need to be a well presented individual, flexible in your approach towards others and a team player willing to contribute to the "whole life" experience and ethos of the National Centre.

You will enjoy significant benefits such as access to ongoing training and equipment. The position comes with a salary and holiday entitlement.

To apply, please send a covering letter and current CV to Mike Raine (mike.raine@pyb.co.uk).

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 12 November. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 22nd November at Plas y Brenin.


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