VauxWall & HarroWall Duty Manager Vacancies
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: LCC London
VauxEast = Cabanel Place, SE11 6BD.
VauxWest = South Lambeth Road, SW8 1SR
HarroWall = Unit 2a Neptune Road HA1 4HX
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. Having opened in 2014 and expanded in 2017 VauxWall West is an established hub in the London climbing scene, priding itself on its welcoming environment, convenient location and cleanliness its bustling with climbers from 6am to 11pm. There may be occasional shifts at HarroWall 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 café and 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 and Soft play area for younger climbers There may be occasional shifts at VauxWall West and East if required.
2 x VauxWall Duty Manager (Part time 20-25 hrs)
1 x HarroWall Duty Manager (Part time 20-25 hrs)
Please Note: we will consider a full time role for a Duty Manager willing to work across all our three sites – please make clear in your application if you are interested in this option.
Brief overview of the role
As part of a 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 responsibilities including cleaning and administrative tasks. There is potential to be involved in both the instruction and route setting programme.
WHY WORK FOR THE LAKELAND CLIMBING CENTRE LTD?
Over the last four years at our first London climbing wall (VauxWall West) we have developed an environment for excellent customer service born 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 9th September @Midnight
Interviews will be held at VauxWall West: Friday 14th September
Start Date: 15th October 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]