LCC LONDON VACANCIES AT HARROWALL & VAUXWALL
VauxWall & HarroWall are facilities of The Lakeland Climbing Centre Limited. We are driven by our passion for climbing and the positive effects it can bring to everyone’s lives. Our London facilities set a new standard for accessible, clean and constantly evolving indoor climbing.
As part of The Lakeland Climbing Centre’s 2018 London expansion from one site to three sites we are now looking to expand the VauxTeam to cover staffing VauxWall East and West in addition to expanding the recently formed HarroTeam.
In partnership with our customers, staff, sponsors and suppliers we have created and continue to develop a friendly, efficient and safety-conscious centres of excellence for bouldering that everyone can enjoy. Strong links with our site in Kendal will provide opportunities for customers and staff to continue their journey into the diverse sport of climbing in the stunning Lake District National Park.
EMPLOYMENT VACANCIES: HARROWALL
Unit 2a Neptune Road HA1 4HX – Opened February 2018
There may occasional shifts at VauxWall West and East if required.
The UK’s largest bouldering centre sports extensive bouldering walls split into three large zones in addition to:
- 6 different training boards
- Comprehensive climbing conditioning area
- 60 degree routing roof
- 10 auto belay lines
- 170 metre long caving facility
- Event space
- Function rooms
- Large cafe
- Extensive climbing gear shop
Neatly separated from the main climbing areas there is also
- A 14 element Krazy Climb facility
- Climbing castle complete with resident Dragon
- Soft play area for younger climbers
2 x HarroWall Duty Manager (Full Time 40 hrs)
1 x HarroWall Duty Manager (Part time 10-15 hrs)
1 x HarroWall Team Member (Full Time 40 hrs)
1 x HarroWall Team Member (Part time 15-20 hrs)
1 x HarroWall Café Supervisor (Part time 30 hrs with the potential to increase to full time)
Brief Overview of Roles
HarroWall Duty Manager (Full & Part-Time)
As part of small, multifunctional team, the role of Duty Manager is central to the effective running of the Centre. You will be responsible for the provision of a safe, fun and welcoming climbing environment. When on duty you will directly manage the day to day operations including the reception, café and shop with additional tasks including instruction, cleaning and route setting.
HarroWall Team Member (Full & Part-Time)
Working with the Duty Manager and on your own initiative you are expected to provide an exceptional level of customer service in all centre operations including the HarroWall Cafe. A significant part of this role will be instruction delivering inductions, Krazy Climb , Caving, coaching and junior programme. Additional tasks will include cleaning and route setting.
HarroWall Café Supervisor (full time – focused on evenings and weekends)
HarroWall is a brand new Climbing Centre that is the largest of its type in the UK. At the heart of the centre is the desire to offer our customers a memorable food and drink experience along with a world class climbing session. You will support the Café manager in the development and delivery of the HarroCafe menu and grow the café into the social hub of the centre for climbers, families and party groups. The cafe and kitchen is equipped with a pizza oven and sufficient space to expand the menu.
EMPLOYMENT VACANCIES: VAUXWALL EAST & WEST
VauxEast = Cabanel Place, SE11 6BD.
VauxWest = South Lambeth Road, SW8 1SR
VauxWall East and West are within 15 minutes’ walk of each other, so the team will work across both sites. VauxWall East opened on 21st March has already shown it is a popular addition, doubling our Zone 1 capacity for bouldering. There may occasional shifts at HarroWall if required.
1 x VauxWall Duty Manager (Full Time 40 hrs)
1 x VauxWall Duty Manager (Part time 15-20 hrs)
2 x VauxWall Team Member (Part time 15-20 hrs)
Brief Overview of Roles
VauxWall Duty Manager (Full & Part-Time)
As part of small, multi functional team, the role of Duty Manager is central to the effective running of the Centre. You will be responsible for the provision of a safe, fun and welcoming climbing environment. When on duty you will directly manage the day to day operations including the reception, café and shop with additional tasks including instruction, cleaning and route setting
VauxWall Team Member (Part time 15-20 hrs)
Working with the Duty Manager and on your own initiative you are expected to provide an exceptional level of customer service in all centre operations. A significant part of this role will be customer interaction at reception. Additional tasks will include cleaning and route setting.
WHY WORK FOR THE LAKELAND CLIMBING CENTRE LTD?
Over the last four years at our first London climbing wall (VauxWall) we have developed an environment for excellent customer service borne out of a happy, supportive and proactive team. LCC’s top priorities are its customers and staff – we want to create and maintain great places to work and climb. Free climbing, discounts with local businesses, financial support for continued professional development, flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay are the key benefits. An understanding of climbing and enthusiasm for would be an advantage but can equally be developed through experience in the role.
Application Deadline: Sunday 22nd April @Midnight
HarroWall Interviews: Friday 27th April
VauxWall Interviews: Friday 27th April
HarroWall Start Date: ~14th May or potentially sooner if available
VauxWall Start Date: ~14th May or potentially sooner if available
TO APPLY – PLEASE DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION PACK FROM: HTTPS://BUFF.LY/2PLPHFF
Completed applications should be emailed to: [email protected]
Or posted to:
Tom Hull, VauxWall West Climbing Centre, Arch 47, South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1SR