Lead Activity Specialist

Where: Hindhead

Contracted hours: Full-time

Job Type: Permanent

Pay: £30,900, Per Annum

Optional Accommodation: Yes

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  • Salary: Earn up to £30,900 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • An accommodation & meal package available (optional) at a generous rate. With all bills and utilities covered and three nutritional meals every day 

Since 1957, we’ve enriched the lives of millions of young people by delivering inspirational learning through outdoor adventure. We are searching for an incredible LEAD ACTIVITY SPECIALIST / INSTRUCTOR to join our Activity Team at Marchants Hill  


Reporting to the Guest Experience Manager, you’ll be the centre expert for all our exciting activities! From ziplining and abseiling to kayaking and archery, you’ll have all the technical know-how on best practice and safety procedures whilst supporting and leading a team of Activity Specialists.  

Keeping up to date and informed on the latest safety standards and ‘how to do’ procedures on the activities will be vital for this role. You’ll also be responsible for monitoring the standard of our activities to identify maintenance requirements or providing advice, training and support to Activity Instructors and Activity Specialists to allow them to lead consistently safe and enjoyable sessions. 


For this vacancy we are seeking an individual with deep knowledge of outdoor activities including Off-Ground Ropes supervision or Ropes Access Management and experience implementing activity training and performance monitoring. You will need to hold the relevant National Governing Body qualifications to a supervisory level.  


We are renowned for our personal development & investment in people, we are ready to support you in your career development, each step of the way! You’ll have all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, be equipped with a personal development plan, and access to nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start.

  • Happy holidays - time to recharge and enjoy time away from the workplace. You’ll also enjoy an extra day off on your birthday!
  • Investing in your future – with sector leading family friendly policies and a contributory pension
  • Good living, for less - access to big savings and exclusive perks that span a huge range of retailers and service providers. Plus PGL discounted holidays and 20% discount in all our on-site shops
  • Take care of mind, body and soul - your wellbeing is top priority, so we’ve created a WELLBEING HUB for all our colleagues alongside access to Employee Assistance Program, cycle to work scheme and health cash plans.
  • Smart saving, affordable borrowing – access to our financial wellbeing platform for financial support when you need it. This includes easy and affordable saving and borrowing directly from your salary, plus useful guides on how to effectively manage your money.
  • Doing good does you good - paid time-off to volunteer your time to worthwhile causes.

For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please click here.

For any enquiries specific to this role please email thomas.parry@pgl.co.uk

PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. However, all PGL colleagues are required to undergo enhanced background checks (known as a DBS), which PGL will pay for. The DBS looks at criminal records, so if you have a conviction related to violence, drugs or safeguarding this could affect your application. You can find more information on DBS checks on the gov.uk website.

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