Jobs and apprenticeships at Osmington Bay
A fantastic location with stunning views employing over 150 residential staff.
One of PGL’s largest centres, Osmington Bay offers you a unique opportunity to live on the Dorset coastline. Wake up in the morning and look out of your bedroom window and enjoy unrivalled views across the glistening sea to the Island of Portland. A few miles down the coast you’ll find the seaside resort of Weymouth; renowned for gloriously sandy beaches, watersports, ice-creams and Punch and Judy shows!
Head the other way out of centre and you’ll be spoilt for choice with some of the best climbing routes and natural geology that the UK has to offer.
Great for: Climbers (Portland and Swanage within easy reach), sailors and paddlers (Portland Sailing Academy), Geology / Geologists (SSSI), beach lovers, music lovers and people looking to make plenty of new friends
Season: March - November
Guests: 810 (aged 7-17, Schools, Families and Unaccompanied Children)
Accommodation style: Staff are accommodated in comfortable, en-suite basic chalets shared between two people.
Staff facilities at Osmington Bay include:
- On-site bar and shop
- Laundry facilities
- Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Sports Hall
- Beach Walk
- Indoor Climbing
- Climbing Tower
- Dragon Boat Racing
- Giant Swing
- Jacob’s Ladder
- Low Ropes Course
- Mountain Biking
- Problem Solving
- Quad Biking
- Raft Building
- Rifle Shooting
- Sensory Trail
- Street Surf
- Team Games
- Tunnel Trail
- Zip Wire
The centre has direct access to a beach and overlooks the sea, with panoramic views of Portland, Weymouth and Chesil Beach. Within a 15-minute drive, there is a ten pin bowling alley, cinema, beaches, shopping, pubs, clubs, restaurants, gym, jet ski hire, scenic walks and a skate park. Weymouth is only 7 miles away; Dorchester 10 miles and Poole and Bournemouth are 30 miles away and are great places for spending days off. At Bournemouth you’ll find the BIC which hosts numerous shows and live gigs for some of the world’s most renowned performers, artists and bands.
Osmington Bay was once a thriving hotspot for Pontin’s holiday makers but a £5 million facelift has turned it into one the UK’s premier residential activity centres.
- Fantastic for climbers
- Great for Watersports
- Offers all of PGL’s portfolio of products
- Large on-site bar and shop
- Stunning scenery
Key PGL Facts
Need more convincing to apply? Surely not, but if so – here are a few ‘must know’ key facts:
- we employ over 3,000 people every year
- over 400,000 guests visit a PGL centre every year
- we are old! We have been providing activity holidays since 1957 (almost 60 years)
- we have the most competitive staff package
- we are the employer of choice within the outdoor activity industry!