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SUMMER CAMPS 2022

Running from our fully equipped centre based in Co Durham, our summer adventure weeks are 5 day fully catered residential weeks where children aged 8 - 16 can join us at our centre for a range of outdoor activities! Next year’s dates will be 8th – 12th August, 15th – 19th August, and the 22nd – 26th August.

Each week will include exciting activities such as canoeing, rock climbing, high ropes, crate stacking, archery, and much more! We provide a daily programme of activities running from 9.00am - 8.30pm and our fully qualified staff team are around 24 / 7.

The cost is £345pp which includes all food, accommodation, activities and equipment. Sibling discounts are available. A deposit of £100 is required to secure a place, with the balance due
These weeks are great opportunities for children to come along, learn new skills, make friends and have fun in a friendly, safe environment.
We do expect a huge demand for 2022, so don’t miss out if you think your child would like to come along – get in touch!
To make a booking or if you have any queries please email us at weardaleadventure@outlook.com.

JOB ADVERTS 2022

As the centre continues to grow and expand and the bookings continue to come in rapidly for next year, we have various roles available and are now recruiting. We have positions available for the following roles: Cook, Kitchen Assistants, Cleaners. Please see further information below.

WEARDALE ADVENTURE CENTRE
JOB ADVERTISMENT

Weardale Adventure Centre is an outdoor activity and accommodation provider based in Ireshopeburn which is a small village in upper Weardale. Due to the continued expansion of our business we have some exciting opportunities for the right candidates to join our friendly staff team.
COOK:
Hours: 25 per week minimum.
We are looking for a cook to support our house manager in the day to day running of our kitchen. This will include food prep, cooking and serving centre clients which are pronominally school children. We are looking for someone who works well within a team but also confidently on their own. You will require good communication skills as this is a customer facing role.
We’re ideally looking for you to have catering experience gained in a professional setting, but if you are a highly competent home cook who copes well with feeding the masses, we’d still like to hear from you. A Basic Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate would be beneficial as would GCSEs or an equivalent qualification in Catering, for example, an NVQ Level 2. However, to be part of our team, the key ingredient is having the right attitude. If you’re hard working, friendly and dependable, you could be the perfect fit.
Hours will be flexible to suit the needs of the business and will be between the hours of 7.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m. Monday to Friday working a morning or afternoon shift. Some weekend work will also be required and hours during summer months will increase.
Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
ALL POSTS ARE TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 2022 WITH NEGOTIABLE CONTRACTS FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE.

For further information or an application form please contact Kay or Vicky on the office number 01388 537387.
Closing date: 6th December 2021




WEARDALE ADVENTURE CENTRE
JOB ADVERTISMENT

Weardale Adventure Centre is an outdoor activity and accommodation provider based in Ireshopeburn which is a small village in upper Weardale. Due to the continued expansion of our business we have some exciting opportunities for the right candidates to join our friendly staff team.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT:
Hours: Flexible for the right candidate min 16 hours per week.
We are looking to recruit kitchen assistants to join our team.
Your role will be to assist the cook in basic food preparation, sandwich making, and serving food which could include either breakfast, lunch or evening meal shifts. Also washing up and general kitchen cleaning duties.
Experience is not necessary as full training will be provided however an eagerness to learn and working as part of a friendly reliable team is essential.
In addition to this position a cleaning role can be added if more hours are required.
Hours will be flexible to meet the needs of the business and working days and hours will vary from week to week.
Salary is negotiable for the right candidate and will be above minimum wage.

ALL POSTS ARE TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 2022 WITH NEGOTIABLE CONTRACTS FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE.

For further information or an application form please contact Kay or Vicky on the office number 01388 537387.
Closing date: 6th December 2021






WEARDALE ADVENTURE CENTRE
JOB ADVERTISMENT

Weardale Adventure Centre is an outdoor activity and accommodation provider based in Ireshopeburn which is a small village in upper Weardale. Due to the continued expansion of our business we have some exciting opportunities for the right candidates to join our friendly staff team.
CLEANING STAFF:
Hours: Flexible to meet the needs of the business.
Weardale Adventure Centre require cleaning staff to assist in daily cleaning and change over days throughout the year. Predominately Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday change over days which require a full and thorough house clean. There are a total of 14 bedrooms set over two floors, there are also ten showers and eight toilets. In total there are 70 beds which depending on client numbers will require to be made up for arrival. There are also communal areas and a large dining room which can accommodate 60 people in one sitting.
This is a demanding role and on change over days will be approximately a 5 hour shift depending on the number of staff and speed of required changeover.
We are looking to recruit individuals who can work as part of a team however they must also be confident working alone and under their own initiative.
Full training and all products will be provided and self-employed applicants are welcome to apply.
Salary will be negotiable depending on experience and will be above minimum wage.
ALL POSTS ARE TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 2022 WITH NEGOTIABLE CONTRACTS FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE.

For further information or an application form please contact Kay or Vicky on the office number 01388 537387.
Closing date: 6th December 2021






If you are interested in any of roles above please call us on 01388 537387 or email us at weardaleadventure@outlook.com for an application form.

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