Watersports Instructor

Our Watersports Instructor MUST be qualified in Sailing and Paddlesports at instructor level, with two or more of the following additional qualifications to be successful.

  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • Paddlesports Instructor
  • Paddlesports Leader
  • RYA Senior Instructor
  • RYA Safety boat qualification

Ideally, we’re looking for a full season instructor (from March through to November). We’ll consider candidates with shorter dates of availability, but operationally those with a combination of the best dates and qualifications will always take preference.

Working for Rosneath Castle Caravan Park is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle. Spend the summer season based in our beautiful beach resort on the Clyde, where it’s all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play!

Working closely with the owners of Rosneath Castle Caravan Park, you’ll consistently deliver safe, fun, and engaging dinghy sailing and paddlesports sessions for guests of all ages.

You’ll do this while always providing an excellent level of customer service whether it’s greeting guests as they arrive for their first ever session or helping someone celebrate their skills. We expect our Watersports Instructor to go above and beyond to make sure that these moments are memorable!

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Senior or Dinghy Instructor qualification including a Power Boat Level 2 certificate or equivalent
  • Paddlesports Instructor
  • Paddlesports Leader
  • First Aid certificate that is valid for the duration of your contract – This should be a minimum 6-hour practical course providing a certificate that is valid in the workplace
  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • Experience of working in a watersports environment

Although your skill-set is essential, with Rosneath Castle Caravan Park, it’s also about personality.
People who can build rapport with ease and provide our guests with confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is delivered by people who care.

About us

At Rosneath Castle Caravan Park, you’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play. You’ll need to be a natural communicator who can interact confidently with both our guests and other staff members alike.
Although it’s vital that our team creates an excellent holiday experience for our guests, it’s equally important that our staff love working for us too!

The life skills & the experience to be gained from working with us are absolutely priceless. You’ll likely to find a confidence you never knew you had, and all of this will stay with you throughout whatever future career path you choose.

Who we want?

Qualifications and skills are essential; however, one of the main attributes that we always want to see shining through is your personality!

We’re not looking for people that want to spend their life staring at their phones all day long. We’re in the business of providing amazing holidays, so the ability to display the following characteristics is essential.

You’ll need you to be… 

  • Outgoing with a great sense of humour, a great work ethic and the right attitude;
  • Likeable, charismatic and able to bring a bit of individual magic to the team;
  • Able to bring out the best out in others;
  • Caring with a contagious personality and tonnes of enthusiasm;
  • Willing to learn, to develop your skills and to share your expertise;
  • Honest, genuine and kind-hearted with a friendly, helpful nature;
  • A grafter! Someone who’s not scared of hard work, always ready to roll up your sleeves and to get stuck in;
  • Always striving to be the best and able to have fun while you do it;
  • Happy to take ownership of your responsibilities and to get the job done right, every time;
  • Conscientious, a problem solver and able to make good use of your common sense;
  • Able to do the right thing and always willing to ask when you’re not sure;
  • Punctual, accountable, sensible when required;
  • Well-mannered with a positive outlook on life and a willingness to deliver outstanding holidays;
  • Happy to play your part in creating an unparalleled holiday experience for our guests.
  • Work 40 hours per week.

What we offer?

In addition to one of the most competitive seasonal packages in the industry, we offer you the perfect opportunity to develop your career, gain additional qualifications, and learn loads of new skills along the way! We are happy to fully fund training and qualifications too.

This Full Season role is available from March through to November, to include a period of pre-season training and preparation and post-season close down.

Reasons to work for Rosneath Castle Caravan Park:

1. Accommodation 
We’ll organise a place for you to call home and to share your adventures with new friends.

2. Money in your pocket
We offer a competitive monthly salary and this will be paid directly into your designated bank account.

3. Exclusive friends & family discount

We offer a 10% discount on our holidays for friends and family of Rosneath employees. Invite your nearest to dearest to come and check out the Rosneath experience for themselves.

4. Peace of mind

You’ll be covered by our company insurance for the duration of your contract including emergency medical.

5. Training & Development – Be the Best

We’ll help you develop your skills and get to grips with your job role. You’ll receive training and all the additional support you require along the way.

6. Discover your new thing

Discover your new passion. Why not use your spare time to take advantage of all the amazing activities on offer at, and nearby, Rosneath.

7. Well-deserved ‘chill’ time
You’ll enjoy two days off per week, plus additional paid holiday during the summer. Head out and explore the local area, chill out on the beach

8. All-year-round potential work opportunities

If you’ve got the bug and you’re having so much fun that you never want it to end. It is possible that this contract could be extended beyond the end of November, should the need arise.

Eligibility & Availability

We welcome applications from UK citizens and others possessing the right to work lawfully in the UK.

Being able to join us for the full season will give you the best chance of gaining a job with us as peak season roles are limited.

Please submit your CV, including references to Richard Quibell by email:Richard.Quibell@rosneathcastle.co.uk

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