JOB OPPORTUNITY! Team Leader (Glasgow)

Venture Scotland offers an 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 to make lasting changes in their lives and helping them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking a Team Leader, who identifies with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development, to deliver our outdoors based, long term Journey programme 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.

This key role within our organisation will also involve evaluation, supporting and developing volunteers and staff, managing logistics and ensuring the highest standards of safety while building on our open, collaborative and inclusive work culture.

Do you want to work in a supportive team of people, who really care about the young people we are helping? Do you want to work in an organisation who listens, values everyone’s views and cares about the health and wellbeing of their staff? Do you understand the transformative effect of the outdoors? Are you passionate about #ChangingYoungLives Outdoors?

Further Information

This post is a full-time position.

Location: Glasgow

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

*Updated* 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.

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

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