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Coasteering Guide

Cornish Rock Tors

Polzeath, Cornwall

Starting Salary of £260 per week + Training


31st August


Have you studied/worked in the Outdoor Industry? Interested in training to become a Coasteering Guide?

We require a Guide to lead Coasteering sessions from our centre in Polzeath, North Cornwall. The post is only available for the Summer months in 2015..

You need to be a strong and confident swimmer in good physical shape, with experience of marine activities. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to lend confidence and authority to groups in a challenging and dynamic environment. Any experience of leading groups in the outdoor environment, as well as lifeguard skills (RLSS or NARS) and first aid qualifications will aid your application.

We will provide coasteer guide training. There will also be potential for further experience/training in other activities.

The post is only available for the Summer months, with the potential for freelance work in the Spring and Autumn. There may also be opportunities for summer staff to progress up to permanent staff within the company.

As well as an attractive salary and training opportunities, you will be part of a friendly and dynamic team of adventurous outdoor enthusiasts, working in a small community with fantastic climbing, surfing and kayaking venues on your doorstep.


Applicants must be able to swim 400m in under 7.5 mins and will preferably have experience of first aid and outdoor work, including group management and leadership. NARS or RLSS beach lifeguard qualifications are essential.

Cornish Rock Tors is a thriving adventure sports company based in Polzeath, on the stunning north coast of Cornwall. 

With a passion for extreme adventure activities, the directors Ben and Matthew have built a unique and rapidly expanding team, specialising in providing world-class outdoor experiences in the most awe inspiring surroundings for individuals, family groups, school/youth groups, stag and hen parties and corporate teams.

We offer tailor made adventure packages for complete beginners all the way through to experienced outdoor enthusiasts, covering half day trips to multiple day courses in ROCK CLIMBING, COASTEERING, SEA KAYAKING and WILD SWIMMING.

Here at Cornish Rock Tors we place heavy importance on nurturing a friendly, fun, close-knit team.  We all share a passion for outdoor activities and there is definitely an emphasis on working hard and a quality product. Personality, people skills and fitness are as important to us as experience and qualifications.

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