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  • Summer Residential Activity Leader - Cirencester College

    SRAL - Cirencester College

    Posted: 01 Nov 2017

    Category: Other

    Type: Casual Position

    Location: Gloucestershire


    Employer: Oxford International Education Group

    Hours: Fixed Term Full Time

    Salary: £310.20 per week plus acquired 12.07% holiday pay (£37.44 per week), minus £42.00 per week if accommodation is required

    Interview Date: On-going

    Our programmes are designed for international teenagers who want to spend their holidays in the UK and learn English.

    Activity Leaders for Oxford International are paramount to the success of these programmes. They plan and run engaging, inclusive and safe onsite activities and lead the cultural excursions.

    The onsite activities vary from sports coaching, creative workshops such as arts and crafts, photography and drama, competitive sessions like the egg-drop challenge, discos, talent shows and other whole campus events and relaxing board game and films nights. Activity Leaders have the opportunity to be creative, if you have a special talent and want to teach our students something, creativity if actively encouraged!

    Excursions are a chance for our students to see exciting cities and places of interest. The Activity Leaders will give tours of these places and provide the students with exciting cultural and historical information. Ample support and materials are provided for the excursions.

    Activity Leaders live and work in the centres, undertaking some welfare duties such as meal and accommodation supervision, airport meet and greets and any administrative assistance the senior staff require.

    We look for no qualifications, but just passion, charisma and a little bit of experience of working with young people.

    You need to be:
    Eligible to work in the UK
    18 or over

    You should have:
    Strong communication skills
    Native or near native level of English
    Great organisational skills with a proactive planning approach
    Flexibility, adaptability and ability to cope with changing priorities
    A drive to work with fun, like-minded people to work collaboratively and contribute to team success
    The ability to motivate a group of young people

    You must:
    Be a confident, outgoing and sociable character
    Have a positive, “can-do” approach to work
    Demonstrate high levels of professional conduct
    Demonstrate respect for equal opportunities and respect for race and diversity
    Hold a DBS – this can be provided by the company (contact for further details)

    It would be great if you:
    Have experience of working in a residential setting
    Have experience of working with 12-16 year olds
    Hold a valid first aid qualification and / or lifeguard certificate

    Contact Details

    Name: Jon Siebert

    Email: recruitment@oxfordinternational.com

    Telephone: 0208 312 8072

    This vacancy closes on 29th June 2018 - make sure your application is in before then!

  • Event Assistants (Central England)


    Posted: 12 Jan 2018

    Category: Other

    Type: Casual Position

    Location: Gloucestershire


    Employer: Cancer Research UK

    Hours: Approx 10 hours per event

    Salary: £7.83 per hour

    Interview Date: TBC - w/c 19 February 2018

    Home Based – England


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    Events Assistants (Central England)

    Do you have a passion for events and the ambition to make a difference?

    The Events Assistant role is a fantastic opportunity to gain world class, hands-on experience working on some of the country’s leading charity events. In the fight against cancer, every moment counts and with our scheme you’ll play an integral role in the successful planning, PR, delivery, logistics and marketing on some of the largest events in the UK such as Shine, Pretty Muddy, and our hugely successful flagship series Race for Life.

    We are looking for self-motivated individuals to…

    •Support our events team to develop and deliver inspiring events
    •Take responsibility for key areas of the event delivery including; crowd control, course management, event administration and volunteer management
    •Manage some operational responsibilities including setting up and dismantling equipment
    •Support the delivery of regional events marketing and communications activity to recruit event participants and volunteers

    Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer. We’re game changers.

    Join us and help pioneer more tomorrows through your….

    •Passion for events and events management
    •Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with a range of people and the confidence to manage large groups of volunteers
    •Proactive attitude, responding positively to new opportunities and challenges, with the confidence to make quick decisions
    •Strong organisational and prioritisation skills with the ability to multitask
    •Strong team work skills, with the ability to work on your own initiative

    Our aim of curing all cancers leads us to be increasingly ambitious, which is reflected in our fast paced and diverse environment. This means that you will be self-motivated and committed with an ability to think logically as well as creatively.

    In this exciting and challenging role, you’ll work with our events teams to develop and deliver an inspiring event series, designed to engage supporters and maximise income for our pioneering research. You will gain experience in all aspects of event management and in managing time-pressured projects, building confidence, communication and relationship management skills. Many of our former Events Assistants have gone on to secure permanent Event Management positions.

    Join us and work within the highest performing Events Team in the UK. Apply Today!


    Contact Details

    Name: Michelle Leighton

    Email: michelle.leighton@cancer.org.uk

    Telephone: 07717 815305

    This vacancy closes on 4 February 2018 - make sure your application is in before then!