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House Team Leader - Abernethy Ardeonaig

Full time, Permanent contract 


Who should apply?

Abernethy's vision is to provide exceptional outdoor adventure experiences where our guests can discover more about themselves, others and God. This role is essential to our ministry as our house team is essential for providing clean facilities for our guests and the appearance of the house is in itself a powerful Christian witness. We are looking for a hands on team player who has a good level of initiative. First and foremost, we are looking for people who want to serve God in this kind of outreach, so your Christian Faith will be evident in your life.

You might feel that you are interested in this vacancy but don't yet possess the relevant training, in this instance we would be willing to consider appointing a Trainee House Team Leader. 


What are the key roles of an Abernethy House Team Leader?

  • To supervise, train and work with the small housekeeping team of Gap Years, ensuring high standards of customer service for up to 60 guests at the centre on a daily basis
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the centre
  • To supervise changeover days at the centre and also at the nearby Craggan Boy's Brigade centre, including organising the laundry and lost property
  • To have a working knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and COSHH
  • To carry out administrative tasks in the office as required 
  • Involvement with ‘Explore’ Christian programme, explaining and sharing the Christian faith with our guests
  • Involvement with the local church

What experience are we looking for?

In an ideal world, we would be keen for the following criteria to be met by the successful candidate:

  • A motivated, flexible individual who demonstrates initiative
  • Previous experience of working in a housekeeping department along with an excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience of supervising/ leading a team
  • Positive Christian role model for both guests and staff
  • A UK Driving licence is desirable

What are the benefits?

  • A monthly salary
  • Full-board single accommodation provided
  • Paid annual leave (30 days per annum)
  • Use of Centre facilities including outdoor equipment
  • Opportunities to take an active role within the life of our local church and Christian youth work
  • Living as part of a vibrant Christian Community, in a beautiful part of Scotland

How to apply:

Download our application form HERE
Contact Operations Director Dave Nelson, informally for more information by calling 01567 820523
Complete an online enquiry form and we will be in touch
e-mail our Recruitment Manager, Morag Felgate or call her on 01567 820955


General information

Abernethy is a group of 4 residential adventure centres and a bunkhouse in Scotland and we are all about living life to the full with God and sharing outdoor adventures. Through our centres in the beautiful wilds of Scotland and a staff team motivated by their Christian faith, we aim to create the very best experiences for each and every guest.