Team Member/Climbing Coach (full time), The Boulder Shack, Southampton Jobs

Team Member/Climbing Coach (full time), Recruitment Premier Post, 2 weeks @ GBP 75pw, 14 kb

Team Member/Climbing Coach (full-time)

This fantastic role involves engaging proactively with our customers, maintaining good climbing practice in the centre and on external sessions at other centres. This role would suit someone who shares our values – making climbing accessible to all abilities and keeping the community at the heart of everything we do at the centre. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing professional climbing instruction to a range of ages and abilities. The successful candidate must also be enthusiastic and friendly in all aspects of the role.


  • To provide great, friendly customer service: in person, by phone and via email/social media
  • To work with the duty manager and other team members to ensure the smooth running of the climbing centre and business
  • To work efficiently on reception, dealing with customer bookings and general administration
  • To deliver engaging climbing sessions to a broad range of junior and adult customers
  • To be proactive in dealing with cleaning, Health & Safety, maintenance and other vital centre duties
  • Will be required to coach lead climbing Indoors at multiple venues

Essential skills

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • To have a positive approach to dealing with customers
  • The willingness to embrace problemsolving
  • Competent computer skills
  • Instructing and Coaching experience with juniors and adults

Desirable skills

  • First Aid qualifications/experience in dealing with first aid
  • Personal climbing experience

Essential Qualifications

  • Climbing wall instructor award (CWI/CWA)
  • Foundation Coach trained

Desired Qualifications

  • Rock climbing instructor
  • Foundation coach assessed
  • Climbing wall development instructor
  • D1 license

Hours, pay and perks

  • 40 hours per week contract
  • Shifts will include daytime, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Will be contracted to work a minimum of 5 weekend days per month
  • £250 per year to be paid towards any training/qualifications of your choice
  • Up to 28 days holiday per year
  • Opportunity to earn more by providing excellent private coaching
  • Free / unlimited tea, coffee, climbing and laughs

18 – 20 years £12,688 p.a.

21 – 24 years £15,600 p.a.

25+ years £16,640 p.a.

The deadline for CV/applications is Monday 20th August. Interviews will commence on Monday 27th August.

Applicants must be available to start the first week of September, preferable start date September 3rd 2018.

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