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Life at Rockley

Do you want to wake up and feel a rush going to work? Do you want a rewarding and fun season? Well, why not work for Rockley and join our team for a summer season!

At Rockley we focus on giving our visitors an experience they'll never forget. If you like working with people who are passionate and if you are hardworking, enthusiastic and would like to work in some of the most beautiful locations in Europe, then Rockley is the place for you!

With 45 years’ experience, you will find that Rockley Watersports manages to combine its personal approach with the professionalism of a fast growing, innovative organisation.

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Where are our centres?

Based in Poole Harbour at Rockley Point, we also have another UK centre based at Poole Park aswell as 3 more sites based in South West France.

Buddens Activity Centre - Our brand new land-based centre located in the heart of the Purbecks and close to our wonderful Jurassic Coast. With 96 acres of wonderful open space and woodland, it's one huge playground!

Rockley Point - This is our original centre, founded in 1976, based in beautiful Poole Harbour, Europe's largest natural harbour.

AzuRivage - AzuRivage is located on the outskirts of the small Landaise village of Azur on the shores of Lac Soustons, just a few miles from the pretty town of Soustons.

Poole Park - Rockley at Poole Park is based in a purpose-built boathouse and restaurant. Located in the centre of Poole on the shores of the UK's largest inland saltwater lake.

La Rive - Situated on the sandy shores of Lac Cazeaux, La Rive specialises in multi-activity programmes with variety and fun being the key to its relaxed and yet professional environment.

Le Lac Mimizan - Le Lac Mimizan is situated on the shores of Etang d'Aureilhan in south western France. The campsite lies close to the dramatic Atlantic beaches of the Landes region.

What we do

At our French centres we offer week long multi-activity residential adventures to schools and groups. We offer a variety of activities including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and mountain biking, as well as off site excursions to local places of interest. 

Our family activity holidays at AzuRivage in France offers the freedom and flexibility for our visitors to enjoy their beautiful surroundings. Alongside the excellent environment and choice of activities, we pride ourselves on a professional, helpful and passionate approach.

In the UK, along with school activity trips we offer RYA courses to individuals of all ages and abilities. We offer both residential and non residential courses from complete beginner to instructor level in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating. Our Rockley Point centre also offers professional watersports training and development to those who wish to train and work in the watersports industry. Check out which courses will give you the qualifications and experience you need to work in watersports.

The Rockley Team

Our staff are our number one asset and for this reason we look to recruit the best individuals possible. Each year we work with over 150 people to provide the best seasonal or Gap Year work experience possible. Our success is shown by the high numbers of staff who return year after year.

So whether you are thinking about your first job in the watersports industry, or looking for the next step in your career, we know that as the largest watersports trainer in the UK, we can provide many opportunities for you to progress.

If you have passion, would like to work in a great team, in a great location and are looking for work in watersports, then check out our vacancy pages. We'll look forward to hearing from you.

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What’s in it for you?
An experience you won't forget

When working for Rockley you will be living, working and socialising with like-minded people from a variety of backgrounds. You will be dealing with different challenges everyday, helping to create an experience that neither you nor our visitors will soon forget. A season with us will not only be fun, challenging and rewarding, but you will also add a wealth of experience and valued skills to your CV. 

You will soon discover that every week is different thanks to the broad range of customers that come through the doors of Rockley.  To succeed with Rockley you need to be hardworking, friendly, highly motivated, loyal, committed and willing to work in a varied and challenging environment. Working with us will be rewarding, fun and an experience you are unlikely to ever forget.

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Staff rewards & benefits

  • Monthly Wage - Paid into you bank account.
  • Subsidised Food & Accommodation 
  • Travel to and from your centre - (France)
  • Day Off/ Evenings Off 
  • Paid Holiday 
  • Rockley Accommodation & Food Discount for Friends and Family
  •  Staff Benefits Package inc. Equipment Usage & Staff Uniform
  • Access to further traiining
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How to apply

To apply online and to view our list of vacancies, please click the button below.
If you are unable to apply online then you can obtain more information by calling the office on 01202 677272 or emailing 

On receipt of your application someone from the Rockley Recruitment team may contact you by phone for an informal chat/interview.

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