Team membership recruitment – latest update

With the opening of our team once more to operational membership recruitment, as a result of our having a limited number of current vacancies, we published a website ‘News’ item on Tuesday 9th September 2014.

We can report that to date we have now received twelve positive applications, all of whom have been sent an email reply, inviting them to our three recruitment intake sessions.

These interested persons include a Structural Engineer, an Accident and Emergency Nurse, a Dental Technician, an Operations Director, a Trainee Teacher, a retired Police Officer a retired college lecturer, an Accident and Emergency Doctor, a Facilities Manager, an Operations Manager, a Construction Trade Student, and an Electrician, with ages ranging from 18 to 54.

All are of course experienced hill walkers, with some having additional outdoor experience such as Mountaineering abroad, trekking, fell running, kayaking, caving and rock climbing.

Since 9th September 2014, we have also had at least three related tentative membership enquiries.

Five of the twelve applicants have confirmed their attendance on our Thursday evening 23rd, all day Sunday 26th and Wednesday evening 29th October recruitment sessions, by returning their booking form and registration fee.

The five, from Leigh, Wilderswood (Horwich) Bolton, Horwich and Turton, will now receive a detailed programme via email, for the three sessions mentioned above.

Please note that our 2014 Recruitment Intake will shortly be closing for applications, so If you are interested in joining us, please view our Recruitment News feature (and reply immediately) within our ‘News’ pages dated Tuesday 9th September 2014, and the ‘News’ reports dated Thursday 11th, Saturday 13th, Tuesday 16th, Monday 29th September and Thursday 2nd October 2014.