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Office Team - Abernethy Barcaple

Full-time or part-time available, permanent contract.
Closing date: 31 March 2020
Start date: Immediate


Who should apply?

This exciting role is essential to our ministry as our Administrators are often the first point of contact for booking enquiries. We are looking for someone who is highly organised and reliable and who has a good level of initiative.

In an ideal world, we are looking for someone who is able to work between the Office for part of the week, as Office Team member, and then work in another department (such as House and/or Kitchen, Instruction, Maintenance) the rest of the week.  How this will work will be flexible around the person applying and their unique giftings.  

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

What are the key roles of an Abernethy Office Team Member?

  • To deal with routine enquiries by phone, e-mail and face to face
  • To handle enquiries at the Reception Desk and deal with them
  • To provide information to guests and departments within the centre before, during and after a guest's visit
  • To liaise with group leaders before and during their stay
  • To undertake general administration relating to the running of a busy outdoor centre
  • To ensure the administration of guest’s booking is efficient
  • Active involvement with our 'Explore' Christian programme

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:

  • Good office and administration skills
  • Previous experience of working in an office environment with Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience of phone contact in a work environment
  • Self motivated, discreet and demonstrating initiative
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Positive Christian role model for both guests and staff

What are the benefits?

  • A monthly salary
  • Full board accommodation provided
  • Paid annual leave (30 days per annum)
  • Use of Centre facilities including outdoor equipment
  • Opportunity for personal training and development
  • 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
Please do not hesitate to ask about the other roles shared with the Office Team member.

How to apply:

Download our application form HERE
Contact Operations Director, Dave Crudgington, informally for more information by calling 01557 820261
Complete the online enquiry form and we will be in touch
e-mail our Recruitment Administrator, Steph Walling or call her on 01479 818001


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.

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