Outdoor Support Assistant


Assist in the administration of the outdoors activities to ensure that the expectations of our guests are exceeded to a five-star standard, by creating unforgettable outdoor experiences.


  • Deal with all guest enquiries, reservations and requests and follow-up with appropriate telephone/mail/email correspondence.
  • Ensure that all guests, team and visitors receive an outstanding welcome and first impression of Torridon Outdoors at all times.
  • Ensure appropriate instructors are informed of activities to meet the guests’ requests.
  • Assist with daily general administration, typing and office work.
  • Assist with the management of Hart booking system to ensure that it is always up to date and correct.
  • Ensure that outdoors rates and tariff sheets are relevant and up to date.
  • Assist with the planning and organisation of outdoor activities as required.
  • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of outdoor equipment as required to ensure quick turnaround of activities, as necessary.
  • Responsibility for self-development and improve overall performance.


  • Ideally have at least two years activity/instructional experience.
  • Experience working with a broad range of clientele, children, and adults.
  • Must be friendly and presentable.
  • Must be enthusiastic.
  • Must work well as part of a small departmental team within the broader framework of a luxury hotel.

Must have:

  • Level 1 or 2 Kayak Coach
  • Summer ML
  • Full clean driving license
  • 16hr First Aid Course
  • Previous work experience of assisting/instructing kayaking
  • Previous work experience of instructing archery
  • Must have good attention to detail.
  • Must be customer focused at all times and be able to interact with guests ensuring a comfortable and relaxed environment.
  • Should be flexible & able to multi-task.
  • Must have an interest in the environment and local area.
  • Must have good sales techniques.
  • Must be willing to learn and keen to enhance own personal development.
  • Must be willing and able to live in a rural area
  • Must be willing to take on alternative ‘front of house’ / hospitality roles if required during busy periods.


  • 3* Sea kayak or sea kayak leader
  • RCI trained / assessed
  • GNAS
  • Trail cycle leader or British Cycling Level 2
  • Bike maintenance experience and or qualification
  • Outdoor First Aid (e.g: BASP 2 day)
  • Experience delivering gorge scrambling/coasteering sessions
  • Active kayaker/climber/mountaineer in personal time
  • Experience delivering clay pigeon shooting (12 and 20 bore shotguns)
  • Any other relevant instructional qualifications, (e.g: JSML, TCL, MBL, DofE Assessor, First Aid Trainer)
  • Any other relevant instructional experience (i.e: leading expeditions, etc)
  • Minibus and trailer (D1+E license)

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Availability is live through the website and please understand that we have only limited availability remaining in 2021. Availability for 2022 is open and can be booked online.

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