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Climbing Duty Officer


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £11,476 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 30 November 2023
Reference:  061123

Please note this role will require a DBS check

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. If you’re a passionate climber and wish to introduce others to the sport, get in touch!

We are looking for a part-time Climbing Duty Officer to join the team covering all our opening hours, including weekday evenings and weekends. If you have an upbeat, energetic personality, you will find yourself in good company at Surrey Summit.

As a Climbing Duty Officer, you will run sessions across all ages and ability levels, including our NICAS and Squad programmes and GCSE PE sessions for school groups. You will also be booking customers onto these sessions, all as part of a dedicated team of Instructors, receptionists and other Duty Officers. You will have regular opportunities for route setting on our roped and boulder walls. You will be a point of escalation for day-to-day problems the freelance team members might face, reporting back to the Climbing Duty Supervisor should anything require further escalation. Furthermore, you will oversee a specific area of responsibility tailored to your skillset to grow and develop under the guidance of the Climbing Duty Supervisor.

What we are looking for:

  • Positive, energetic personality
  • Self-motivated mindset
  • Experienced climber
  • CWI or CWDI qualified
  • Weekend and evening availability

Our offer includes:

  • Free Full Access membership at Surrey Sports Park
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 33 days holiday
  • Varied and supportive work environment
  • Trade discounts with selected suppliers for climbing equipment
  • Staff discount
  • Generous Pension

This role does not meet the salary requirement for Certificate of Sponsorship.


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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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