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CHEDDAR - Rocksport Instructor
Title:CHEDDAR - Rocksport Instructor
Department:Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Cheddar Gorge is a world-famous site is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is an international center for caving and rock climbing. We are looking for Rocksport Instructors to join the team at Cheddar Gorge & Caves for an exciting summer period to help us deliver our Rocksport activities.




Our Rocksport Instructors ensure enjoyable and safe delivery of Rocksport activities at Cheddar Gorge and Caves. This is to be achieved by following the agreed standard operating procedures and risk assessments, to deliver a range of Rocksport activities to include Caving, Climbing and other similar outdoor adventurous activities.


This role will assist the Rocksport Manager, Operations Supervisor and Maintenance department where required to ensure the caves and wider gorge is able to operate in a safe and effective manner for the safety and enjoyment of all staff and guests.


A copy of the full Job Description is available upon request from




The role holder will ideally have experience in Rocksport activities and leading groups in these activities.

We will also consider candidates if you have a passion for Rocksport activities and are willing to train and develop the skills required in the following areas:


  • Caving

  • Climbing

  • Abseiling

  • Free Fall


    In addition to the practical elements of this role there is also an administrative element to the safe running of activities which the post holder will be expected to complete.

    This post is subject to undertaking an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check (DBS) and Safety Critical Medical Assessment prior to appointment.




    This role is available on a zero hours fixed terms basis until 5th January 2019, hours will vary to include weekend and bank holidays. Start and finish times will be in accordance with opening times and operational needs of the business.


    As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).



    Our Values and Behaviours

    We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. These posts require flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.

    At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:

    We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
    We put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
    We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
    We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
    We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment

    When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.

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