Activity Instructors

 

We are looking for outstanding, enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring Instructors for our 2022 season.

Mill on the Brue is an award winning, family run Outdoor Activity Centre in Somerset with a strong environmental ethos.  The Centre provides residential/day courses with a focus on experiential learning and education.  Our Instructors work with the same group of children for the entirety of their visit, so there is plenty of opportunity to build relationships with the children and to see them evolve throughout their stay. We also regularly work with adult groups and during the summer have six weeks of Summer Camps for unaccompanied children who are here to have fun. These groups provide a refreshing change of pace during the season.

We want you to have a great experience with us and develop in your role therefore regular training opportunities are available and also support in gaining NGB awards. In house training/a signing off process is provided for the Instructor role.

Ideally you will have some previous experience of instructing, teaching or coaching and also the UKCC/BCU Paddlesport Instructor/Level 1 award. A current first aid certificate, bushcraft and high ropes experience/qualifications would also be desirable.

Mill on the Brue is based in a rural location with local facilities and social opportunities all within walking distance.

For further information please read our Instructor job description and Instructor package for 2022.

Activity Instructor JD January 2022

Activity Instructor package 2022

To apply please click here

To discuss your application please call Heather or Rachel: 01749 812307

Interviews - dates to be arranged as soon as possible

Start Date: Contracts for the full season are available (mid January to the end of November 2022) for the right candidates. Shorter contracts to the end of August are also a possibility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Housekeeper

Mill on the Brue is looking for an experienced and capable person to lead our Housekeeping team.

Responsibilities will include overseeing and assisting with all housekeeping duties including changeovers, laundry and cleaning of all buildings to a high standard. The role will also be responsible for team rota's, ordering and ensuring the high standard customers expect.

Candidates must be able to cope with a busy role on a hilly site and lots of stairs.

Start date: 17th January 2022

Salary: £24,500

Hours: 40 per week usually Monday to Friday, some weekend working is expected dependent on bookings.

To apply please click here

Alternatively please send a CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role to:  personnel@millonthebrue.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Kate or Heather on 01749 812307

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estate Worker/Assistant Gardener

Main purpose of post:

To maintain the grounds and gardens to a high standard

Key Tasks:

  • Grass cutting using a range of pedestrian/ride-on mowers and carrying out other seasonal grass care operations such as aerating lawns and scarifying
  • Hedge trimming, hedge laying and tree work
  • Brush cutting and strimming throughout the season
  • Maintaining wildlife habitats such as river bank, woods, hedges and wildflower areas
  • Maintaining and preparing the grounds and gardens for special events such as weddings
  • Carrying out fencing and landscaping projects
  • Supporting a range of horticultural activities in the main garden and vegetable garden
  • Upkeep and maintenance of car parking areas
  • Actively upholding the Centre’s environmental policy and approach
  • Drive on and off site when required
  • Helping occasionally with the small amount of animals at the centre

This list of tasks is not exhaustive and will be reviewed from time to time in discussion with the post holder.

Mill on the Brue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. An enhanced disclosure barring check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Personnel and may also be shared with the Directors.

Person Specification

You will ideally hold at least one of the following:

  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Chainsaw proficiency qualification

Essential

  • Candidates should be physically fit and able to work in a multi-level garden and estate
  • A keen interest in horticulture and organic principles
  • Experience and track record of maintaining large grounds to a high standard
  • Candidates should be able to work as part of a team of self-motivated and able to work alone as required
  • NPTC or LANTRA qualified in basic principles of mowing, brush-cutting and chainsaw, etc. or proven long term experience

Desirable

  • Experience of animal management/husbandry
  • Experience of working in a location with a variety of clients

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Daily lateral flow testing for all staff, masks may be worn indoors if preferred

To apply please click here

Alternatively please send a CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role to:  personnel@millonthebrue.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Heather on 01749 812307

 

 

 

 

 

 

Housekeeper

Mill on the Brue is a family owned and run outdoor centre in Bruton, Somerset.

We have 120 beds over three accommodation blocks with an additional 60 camping beds from May until September.  We work mainly with primary schools and during the summer have unaccompanied children visiting for summer camps.

The work can be fast paced, very busy, and due to the nature of the site involve lots of stairs ability to cope with this on a daily basis is essential. Hours will vary according to business needs so candidates need to be flexible and prepared to work occasional  evenings and weekends.

Applicants should have experience of working in a small close-knit team, ability to problem solve, work to a tight schedule and be able to work to the high standards of housekeeping Mill on the Brue expects.

This will include laundry, bedroom changeovers, cleaning of bathrooms, cleaning of all public areas and offices.

We do not use chemicals anywhere on site.

Mill on the Brue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. An enhanced disclosure barring check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Personnel and may also be shared with the Directors.

Housekeeper JD January 2021

Job Type: Seasonal - to start January 2022 and end in Late November or early December 2022

Salary: £10 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
ALL staff must be fully vaccinated

To apply please click here

Alternatively please send a CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role to:  personnel@millonthebrue.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Kate on 01749 812307

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Assistant

 

Mill on the Brue is a family owned and run outdoor education centre in Bruton, Somerset.

The Kitchen Assistants work under the supervision of the Catering Manager and the Sous Chef. Our kitchen provides locally sourced, home cooked, nutritious meals for our residential groups, staff, and local Primary School.

We are looking for someone who is hard working and will enjoy being part of a fun, dynamic team.

Duties include:

  • Helping with preparation of food for meals
  • Serving food
  • Assisting with washing up after meal times
  • Cleaning down the kitchen
  • Actively upholding the Centre’s environmental policy. (Therefore it is important that applicants have an appreciation of recycling and minimal food waste).

The work can be fast paced and very busy. Hours will vary according to business needs so candidates need to be flexible and prepared to work evenings and occasional weekends.

Applicants should have experience of working in a small close-knit team, ability to problem solve, work to a tight schedule and be able to work to the high standards Mill on the Brue expects.

Mill on the Brue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. An enhanced disclosure barring check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Personnel and may also be shared with the Directors.

Kitchen Assistant JD January 2021

Job Type: Seasonal - to start late January/early February 2022 and end in Late November or early December 2022

Salary: £10 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
ALL staff must be fully vaccinated

To apply please click here

Alternatively please send a CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role to:  personnel@millonthebrue.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Richie on 01749 812307