Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1994
  • Website:
    http://www.robinwood.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Robinwood Activity Centre, 41 Rochdale Road, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, OL14 6LD

About Robinwood Activity Centre

Robinwood Activity Centre are a provider of residential activity holidays for Key stage 2 primary school groups.

The company was started by Martin Vasey, running course for groups of up to 40 children in 1994 and has expanded every year since then under his leadership. Although now providing courses for more than 40,000 children each year, the core commitments remain the same.

Robinwood truly make a positive difference in the development of children, achieving rebooking levels in excess of 93% and outstanding recommendations. The quality of the team is the reason for their success and they are committed in the broadest sense to continued investment in that team.

Looking after every team member, keeping them engaged, and providing opportunities for them to develop on a personal and professional level is central to the ethos of the company. If the staff are happy, they will provide a better service for the customer.

All team members have the opportunity to go on staff development days, allowing them to progress their skills whilst having fun on a day out canoeing or climbing.


What is it like to work for Robinwood Activity Centre

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Robinwood have a counsellor who provides anonymous, face to face counselling sessions at a location close to each centre once a month. Staff can book these sessions through the Robinwood website. These sessions are universally popular and have a big benefit to the staff.
My Team
My Team
Each centre has a budget to spend on training and development activities for the centre, and the staff team is involved in deciding what it is best spent on. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Bonuses are awarded three times a year according to scores achieved at the end of each season and throughout the season the team works hard to improve in areas that are not achieving their target. 

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    18%

  • Staff:

    280

  • Average Age:

    32

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

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