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Development Trainer

  • Full time
  • £22,250
  • Stirling
  • Closing 1st August 2022

  • Advertised from 5th July 2022


Do you have a passion for enabling individuals to make a positive change in their lives? We'd love to hear from you.

We have a rare opportunity for an experienced Development Trainer to join our field team in Stirling.

Who we are:

Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.

The role:

As a Development Trainer, you will:

  • lead and support participants on their wilderness journey across remote parts of Scotland
  • run engaging community based outdoor activity days
  • deliver one-to-one and group work sessions focusing on areas such as goal setting, consequential thinking and identifying effective behaviours
  • support our clients to develop transferrable skills and positive action plans for their return to their community
  • be responsible for ensuring programmes are equipped effectively and operated safely in line with our Operational Guidelines, risk assessments and health and safety legislation, as well as for the production of plans and reports
  • ensure the maintenance, upkeep and storage of all equipment
  • hold a minimum of two of the following qualifications; Summer Mountain Leader certificate, Rock Climbing Instructor, Moderate Water Leader or equivalent (canoe), as well as a recognised First Aid Certificate.

For the full job description and person specification, please click here.

What we offer:

  • Two-week on/off rota
  • Annual starting salary of £22,250 per annum
  • 28 days annual leave and 9 public holidays (fixed into period of downtime)
  • Joint contributory pension scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities including two dedicated training weeks throughout the year
  • We also offer a great working culture that embraces our core values of courage, care, curiosity and collaboration in all we do.

Application notes

If you are interested in applying, please submit an application via our job board.

Alternatively, if you have any questions regarding the role, please contact HR –

Closing date for all applications: 9am on Monday 1st August 2022.

Interviews will be held on: 11th/12th August 2022

**Please note we do not accept CVs**

Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.