Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Children's Residential Activity Holiday Provider
  • Year established:
    1993
  • Website:
    http://robinwood.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Robinwood Activity Centre, Fielden House, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 6LD

About Robinwood Activity Centres

Robinwood Activity Centres operate residential activity courses for 7-11 year olds (98% in school groups), making a positive difference developing children.

Based in Todmorden in the heart of the Pennines, Robinwood currently has four activity centres. After 23 years of operation, they currently see more than 45,000 visiting pupils each year. All activities take place in safe, secure environments that are appropriate to provide a safe introduction to adventure activities for groups of 7-to-11 year olds.
Aimed principally at schools, Robinwood have identified three different focus areas that are key to impacting learners in a positive and effective way: developing social awareness, building confidence and other personal qualities, and team and related skills.
Staff can earn bonuses, the most effective reward being the customer-report-form bonus that exemplifies the value of seeing things through the eyes of the customers. Bonuses are awarded three times a year according to scores achieved at the end of each season.


What is it like to work for Robinwood Activity Centres

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Each centre has a wellbeing team who put on activities such as yoga or exercise classes. The majority of staff have the opportunity to commit to a four-day working week, which has proven very popular, and the company provides in-depth support and counselling for those experiencing stress or mental health issues.
My Team
My Team
In 2018, the firm made a concerted effort to improve communication within their teams, with regular meetings held with staff and a company-wide consultation process launched to ensure workers get to have their say on all major decisions taken before they are implemented.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Staff can gain bonus pay through achieving team or individual goals, or through rewards given out when the company meets its profit targets. Staff can also nominate each other to receive bonus payments for exceptional work, with all of these schemes having been refined through employee feedback.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Staff:

    271

  • Average Age:

    32

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Male : Female:

    49% / 51%

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