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Senior Outdoor Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Glasgow and Inverclyde
  • Closing 5th March 2024

  • Advertised from 19th February 2024


We have an exciting opportunity for a new Senior Outdoor Practitioner to join our locality team based in Glasgow and Inverclyde.

Venture Trust works with people experiencing complex life circumstances. Through our work, we provide the opportunity for people to recognise their confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.

As a Senior Outdoor Practitioner, you will:

  • be responsible for managing the safety of staff and participants in communities and the dynamic environment of the Scottish wilderness
  • design and deliver a bespoke programme of community and wilderness-based outdoor and environmental activities, to suit individual needs in a group environment
  • have a minimum of 3 valid and relevant qualifications, including a Summer ML certificate, RCI and Moderate Water Canoe Leader or equivalent plus a recognised valid First Aid Certificate
  • have a valid driving licence including D1+E
  • manage a skilled, experienced multi-disciplinary team to deliver person-centred expeditions in Scotland’s wild places, and meaningful outdoor activities in local communities, shaping each journey to meet the needs of participants
  • manage and lead teams to operate within outdoor safety management systems, aligning with industry standards
  • work in a person-centred, trauma-responsive manner, applying therapeutic skills and personal development knowledge

The full job description of this role can be downloaded below or fromour website

Application notes

To apply, please visit our job board and submit an application.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 5th March 2024 @ 9am.

If you have any queries relating to this vacancy or about how to apply, please email us at

Please note, only fully completed application forms submitted on our job board will be accepted.

Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.