What we’re looking for…
We are ideally looking for people with experience of working with young people between 7-17 yrs old and adults alike. As the Village Manager your main responsibility is to ensure that our guests have a smooth and successful trip with us. You will be the main point of contact for children, teachers, group leaders and families and will need an understanding of different customer’s needs, how to engage and energise children along with being able to liaise with the rest of the centre team regarding your group’s requirements.
In this role you will run evening entertainment sessions and co-ordinate the arrival and departure of guests onto your ‘Acorn village’. You will be responsible for the general running of the village, ensuring that it is kept clean and tidy at all times, whilst managing a small team of Activity Instructors. We’re looking for people with:
- Supervisory or management experience
- Organisational skills
- Customer service focus
- 21 years+ for senior positions
All of our senior staff participate in a comprehensive training programme at our centre in the Brecon Beacons and then travel out to set up their centres with the rest of the senior team prior to guests arriving. We are looking for people who can commit to working the full season from early April – late August.
Why work for Acorn?
Acorn can offer you:
- A competitive wage
- 3 meals a day and accommodation available onsite
- The use of facilities and equipment in your free time
- Opportunities to complete training and gain NGB qualifications
- Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
- The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends
All applicants must have a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained.
We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant.
A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.