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UK Expedition Leader

Outlook Expeditions

UK Wide

Competitive salary + food + accommodation + training + career progression

Year round opportunities

Various expedition lengths


Join Outlook Expeditions as an International Expedition Leader!

The Expedition Leader has the highest duty of care during the expedition period for all technical matters that concern the health and safety of the group. Their greater level of skills, qualifications and previous experience in an overseas expedition environment gives them a higher level of technical competence during the expedition period and thereby a higher duty of care.

The Expedition Leader is a self-employed person contracted to Outlook for the duration of the period that they are working with an Outlook expedition group.

The role of the Expedition Leader is to oversee all decisions made by the group that affect the health and safety of the group. The Expedition Leader aims to advise the group on courses of action where risks are minimised and benefits to the development of the group are maximised. Any decisions that affect the group will emanate only after consultation between all members of the Leader Team.

What can we offer you?

* Exciting destinations
* Competitive rates of pay
* Continuing professional development
* Rewarding developmental work
* All expenses paid travel
* Comprehensive back-up and support.


* Experience of independent travel in "developing world" countries.
* Drive, enthusiasm, determination and adaptability.
* Experience working with youth groups in the outdoor environment.
* The minimum level qualification required to lead a CC/OE Expedition is (MLTUK) Mountain Leader Summer (Assessed) and an Expedition First Aid qualification.

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