Take a look at our current vacancies:
£30k - £35k Per Year
At Rock and Rapid Adventures, we live and breathe adventure sports, combining our love for the outdoors with unparalleled standards of excellence. If you’re a dynamic individual with a passion for outdoor adventure, especially climbing and kayaking, and have a vision to elevate an outdoor adventure company, you could be the ideal fit for us. We’re not merely offering a job; we’re inviting you to a lifestyle brimming with thrilling opportunities.
We’re seeking a diligent Operations Manager to join our team at Rock and Rapid Adventures, based at our hub located in North Devon.
This role is an excellent chance to secure a pivotal leadership position within our bustling, adventure-filled outdoor company. We’re devoted to providing top-tier experiences, including adventures, skills courses, and trips, while staying committed to environmental consciousness.
The role requires a blend of managerial and instructional responsibilities. Furthermore, it involves recruiting, training, fostering new staff, and designing exciting residential programs.
The ideal candidate should be a well-certified outdoor instructor with proven experience in staff management, outdoor activity delivery, and possess outstanding administrative, communication, and computer skills.
• Mountain Training – CWDI/RCI.
• British Canoeing – Paddle Sports Leader or higher.
• Current first aid certification (16hr Outdoor specific).
• Advanced logbooks showcasing experience and qualifications.
• DBS certification.
• Managerial or Senior Instructor experience.
• Stellar interpersonal skills.
• Exceptional management skills, especially dealing with staff and workloads.
• Superior office administration, planning and organisation abilities.
• Attention to detail.
• Proficiency in computers (preferably Mac).
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to help the Director with strategic business planning.
• Manage budgets and account processes.
• Staff and instructor coordination and scheduling.
• Marketing of products, courses, events.
• Interviewing and hiring additional staff.
• Staff training, reviews, appraisals.
• Coasteering & High Ropes Experience
• NICAS Experience/Climbing Coaching
• Residential Activity Experience
Join the exciting growth journey of our dynamic outfit and help make a difference with your passion and dedication. Besides a competitive salary (£30-35K P.A.), we also offer equipment discounts, free or at cost training courses, support for relevant job-specific training, 28 days of holiday and annual pay review.
Work hours typically span 40 hours per week, including weekends.
Please email your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The interview dates and a potential start date in February 2024 will be confirmed shortly.
Full Time Instructor
£18,000 to £23,800 /year
Are you that person who is always trying to get new friends to come climbing? Do you live and breathe the wall, and love helping new climbers develop their skills and confidence?
If you are passionate about taking your climbing instructor’s qualification to the next level, this is the perfect opportunity for you.
We are currently recruiting for motivated Climbing Wall Instructors to join our dynamic team at Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre, North Devon.
Successful candidates will join our team of enthusiastic instructors at our indoor climbing wall in South Molton.
You will be responsible for coaching climbers, creating a safe and friendly environment for customers, and assisting in the daily running of the centre.
From one-on-one taster sessions to kids’ clubs and groups, you will be facilitating fun and safe climbing at all levels.
The ideal candidate will be a natural leader, with strong communication skills and the ability to relate to people with a range of individual and collective needs.
You will also be passionate about climbing, ideally dedicating your own personal time to climbing indoors and out. Successful candidates will be eager to share your love of the sport, helping every customer fulfil their potential on the wall.
Successful applicants must be CWI qualification holders. Experience in delivering climbing coaching sessions and NICAS sessions will be beneficial to your application.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled facilitator, able to adapt their style to clients of all levels and backgrounds.
From organising fun activities for birthday parties to individually coaching climbers to improve their technique, you will be able to make climbing both accessible and engaging at all levels.
Application closing date: ongoing
Freelance Multi-Activity Instructor
£130 - £150 per standard instructional day.
Calling all lovers of the outdoors! We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic and driven Multi-Activity Instructors to join our team of instructors based out of Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre in North Devon.
If you love an adventure, enjoy developing your skills in a range of outdoors activities, and are a natural leader, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
As a Multi-Activity Instructor, you will be responsible for leading a range of outdoor activity sessions for groups of all levels and backgrounds. From watersports to climbing and much more, you will use these activities to improve the confidence, motivation and core life skills of participants, encouraging them to make positive changes in their lives.
The job will be located at our camped site in Brecon Beacons
– Accommodation are included while working
– Various start dates
The ideal candidate will be a natural leader and skilled facilitator, with strong communication skills and the ability to relate to participants with a range of individual and collective needs.
Successful candidates will have a genuine love of outdoor activities, dedicating their own personal time to enhancing their skills and experience in a range of sports.
You will be able to adapt your instructing style to a variety of clients and be completely committed to the outdoors.
Successful candidates must have experience of delivering team challenges in outdoor environments. Experience leading sessions involving SUP, kayaking, raft building and leading walks is highly desirable, as is experience leading residential activity programs with young people.
Applicants must be aged 18 or over and will preferably hold, or be working towards one or more of the following national governing body qualifications:
* RCI or CWI
* Paddlesport Instructor or Higher
* Lowland Leaders or Higher
Experience in one or more of the following would be a great advantage:
– Team building
– Raft building
– Taster session
Application closing date: ongoing
Apprentice Activity Instructor
National Minimum Wage
We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic Apprentice Activity Instructor to join our team of instructors at Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre, North Devon.
Successful candidates will join our team of enthusiastic instructors at our indoor climbing wall in South Molton, and also get first hand experience of various other adventurous activities.
You will assist our climbing instructors in coaching climbers, creating a safe and friendly environment for customers, and assisting in the daily running of the centre.
From one-on-one taster sessions to kids’ clubs and groups, you will assist in facilitating fun and safe climbing at all levels.
You will be a key member of our instructional team, not only working within the climbing wall, but also delivering various activities to a wide range of groups. From a School residential to a stag group, no two days will ever be the same.
The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to people from any background. You will work well under instruction and be a strong team player, but also be able to use your own initiative in the workplace.
You will also be a keen climber in your own personal life, dedicating your free time to climbing indoors and outdoors.
The ideal candidate will be a keen climber, with skills and knowledge in top rope, lead climbing and bouldering and have a passion for the outdoors. Whilst no specific qualifications are required, certifications in sports-related fields – whether it be a GCSE, BTEC or other credentials – would be a benefit.
Application closing date: ongoing