JOB OPPORTUNITY! Team Leader (Glasgow)

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and well-established charity, to work as part of an inclusive, supportive team culture and to make a real, often life-changing difference in the lives of young people. Our work is meaningful, varied and challenging and in return, you will be able to contribute to the organisation’s strategy and direction, have opportunities for self-development and training and benefit from our comprehensive staff support package.

Venture Scotland offers a long-term, outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives, to create and sustain change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our Young People, working with them both in group settings and 1-2-1, to make lasting changes in their lives and help them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking a Team Leader, who identify with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development, to help deliver programmes, along with managing the Glasgow delivery team and resources. This includes delivering outdoor activities and residentials and providing in-depth social and emotional learning opportunities for individuals and groups. We welcome applications from diverse communities.

Further Information

This post is a full-time position.

Location: Glasgow

Minimum Qualifications:  Summer Mountain Leader – Assessed; Rock Climbing Instructor – Assessed or Trained*; Canoe Coach (Sheltered Water) or Paddlesport Leader – Assessed or Trained*; 16 hour first aid qualification; Full driving licence with D1

*must have min 2 NGB assessed including SML

Salary – SJC Scale 28-32 (£28,475 – £32,342) + 5% Employer Pension & 5% Employee Contribution Pro Rata.

This role is considered ‘regulated work’ as it involves activities with both children and protected adults. Under our safeguarding policy, this role will require a PVG.

If you are applying for this role you need to prove that you have the right to live and work in the UK. If you do not possess this right, then your application will not be considered.

For further information, details on how to apply and a full job description and person specification please contact