Come and work in our friendly lively kitchen in lovely surroundings at Bowles Outdoor Centre.

30 hours per week, includes some weekends (an average of 2 per month), must be flexible with hours. Hours are allocated in advance via a monthly rota. Shifts are usually 7:00 – 14:30 or 12:00 – 19:30.

Minimum requirements

NVQ Level 2 or above + Basic Food Hygiene.
Applicants must be able to provide healthy food according to set menus and individual dietary requirements.
Own transport essential.


Contributory Pension
Uniform will be provided.
Child Care Vouchers available
23 Days Paid Holiday
Free meals whilst on duty
Discount on some Bowles Courses and free access to some facilities to some of our facilities like swimming pool and open ski slope sessions

Interview will include a practical demonstration of catering skills.

Salary Range: £13,260 – £14,040.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work at Bowles and outlining your skills and qualities to or by post to Bowles Outdoor Centre, Sandhill Lane, Eridge Green, TN3 9LW

Seasonal Outdoor Education Instructor

Join our fantastic team at one of the UK’s top outdoor education centres.

Salary: £16,185 to £19,412 pro rata.

If living on-site, a deduction will be made for accommodation and meals.

The ideal candidate will have at least two of the following qualifications;
• SPA or Southern Sandstone Award
• BCU/UKCC level 1 or 2
• BASI or UK Snowsports level 1
• D1 + E minibus entitlement
• Strong interpersonal skills and a professional approach

seasonal part time instructor job description and spec

Please contact with a CV and application.

Freelance Facilitators/Instructors

Based around a sandstone crag we offer residential programmes and courses for professional organisations, companies as well as schools & colleges.

Bowles is looking for established outdoor professionals who are used to working with a range of clients from both corporate and educational settings. Technical qualifications (SPA, D1+E, APIOL) are valuable but more importantly we are looking for reliability, flexibility, a breadth of experience. Facilitation & reviewing skills within a professional development context would be advantageous.
If you live further afield we can offer accommodation for a block of work.
Please send us a covering letter and CV outlining your experience and qualifications to

Bowles Outdoor Leader Training

For full details on Bolt, please visit our Bowles Outdoor Leader Training (BOLT) page.

Next round of recruitment will be in November 2017 for a 2018 start.