Senior Wall Staff – ROC Bolton

We’re currently looking for a highly motivated, organised individual to join our amazing team, and help us continue to take Rock Over Climbing to the forefront of British climbing. The ideal candidate will have management experience in a leisure environment, alongside extensive experience coaching a range of abilities. Weekend and Evening work will be central to the role.
Job Specification:
The Senior Wall Staff will report directly to Senior Management and split shifts between instructional/desk work and also management the day to day aspects of the centre during Duty Manager shifts.
They will also ensure the following;
  • A high level of customer service is delivered as expected by Rock Over Climbing and its customers
  • That the centre is presented to the highest quality, this involves overseeing cleaning staff and cleaning throughout the day
  • All necessary paperwork is completed throughout the day e.g. Safety briefings, bookings and registrations
  • That a high level of quality is maintained for all instructed and coached sessions
  • That they are representing Rock Over Climbing by acting professionally at all times
Experience in building, motivating and managing teams
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Be energetic and hardworking, and able to use own initiative
Able to quickly and efficiently problem-solve
Actively seek to improve the company in any way that they can
CWI/RCI and other MLTB qualifications
Experience routesetting
Experience of climbing coaching and instruction
Experience as duty manager in a leisure centre/climbing centre
Experience in a retail environment
There will be the opportunity to provide cover for shifts.
To apply, email with a CV and Cover Letter.
34 hours p/w
Although the 34 hours will be specifically at ROC Bolton, there will be an opportunity to take additional cover shifts at ROC Central and ROC Sharston if the successful applicant wishes to do so.
£11.44 p/h during Wall Staff Shifts
£12.50 p/h during Duty Manager Shifts
To apply please email a CV and Cover Letter to
Start date: early-mid March

Head Setter – Across all 3 Greater Manchester locations

Can you help take our routesetting to the next level? We’re looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to work with Senior Manager to manage the weekly resets across all 3 of our Greater Manchester locations.
  • To ensure all setters, set within the centre in accordance with ROC Setting Policy and H&S Policy and Procedures.
  • To build good relationships with all the setters across the sites by supporting, training and mentoring the team. You will assist with hiring/training new setters when required.
  • Work with Senior Management and the Duty Manager team to take in customer feedback and suggest improvements as needed
  • Ensure the hold stores are kept clean and tidy. Make sure holds are washed and in good condition for setting. Monitor equipment, bolts, screws and tools to ensure they are well stocked and in good working condition.
  • Assist with the ordering of appropriate holds and volumes within budget when required.
  • To work with the marketing team to ensure all outward communication is correct surrounding the setting
  • Keep abreast of issues within the industry and communicate this to Senior Management.
  • The post holder is expected to undertake any other reasonable duties within their capabilities and the scope of the post as specified by Senior Management
  • 2+ years of setting experience on bouldering walls
  • Good level of outdoor climbing or competition experience
  • Experience of using Google Drive
  • Leadership skills
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Problem solving skills
  • Working in a fast paced environment and working to deadlines
Previous experience working in a climbing centre
20 hours p/w over 2 days (rotating shift pattern)
Additional setting shifts may be available for cover/events
£28-£30k Pro Rata depending on experience
To apply please email a CV and Cover Letter to
Start date: May 2024