Active Outdoors Assistant

National Trust

Active Outdoors Assistant

£20800

National Trust, Exeter

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 15ca8a4f16904c479ce33e3e3a69b241

Full Job Description

Do you like being outdoors? Would you like to work in a beautiful place for the summer? If so, we would love to talk to you. Summer of Play is coming to Killerton and our parkland will become a festival of colour and laughter. We need an enthusiastic person to help the Visitor Experience team to ensure that every visitor has a special day out. You'll be maintaining our 6 activity areas and ensuring that standards are high, whilst engaging with our visitors., What you'll be doing:You will be situated outdoors in the historic parkland that is set in front of Killerton House. You'll be leaning and maintaining children's activity areas to ensure that everyone has a consistently great experience. Engaging with young people, you'll be answering visitor enquiries. Supporting the the Visitor Experience team with activities aimed at Young families you'll be helping with activities such as crafting and frisbee gold tournament.

  • customer focused with an understanding of the importance of great service

  • well organised and adaptable

  • a team player, but can also work on own initiative

  • willing to learn new skills have a positive attitude

  • understanding of different access requirements and how to assist people

    Fashion-famous and full of colour, at 6,400 acres, Killerton is one of the National Trust's largest special places and here we employ over 130 people. Located close to the vibrant city centre of Exeter, the 18th century house and parklands benefits from free parking and good transport links. Its size and scale, fabulous views and focus on fantastic visitor experience makes Killerton a truly wonderful place to work. And with many rare trees and glorious gardens, it's the perfect place for gardeners and rangers to grow their career.

    You'll be required to work weekends and a typical shift will be 9.30 - 5.30.


  • This is a short term contract to support with the Summer of Play offer. The proposed start date is the 10th July - 4th September 2024.

    This role is required to work with vulnerable groups including children and any offer of employment or volunteering is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check., The packageThe National Trust has the motto 'For everyone, for ever' at its heart. We're working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It's important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we're for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary


  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)


  • Tax-free childcare scheme


  • Rental deposit loan scheme


  • Season ticket loan


  • EV car lease scheme


  • Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts


  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.


  • Flexible working whenever possible


  • Employee assistance programme


  • Free parking at most Trust places


  • Requirements :Compliance.Eligibility to Work in the UK
    Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 2 mo)