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Work at Calvert Trust Exmoor

Calvert Trust Exmoor is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, young people, vulnerable adults and our staff.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All successful applicants for roles at Calvert Trust Exmoor are required to provide two satisfactory references and complete a satisfactory check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as a CRB check). For more information on the Disclosure and Barring Service please see their website:


Calvert Trust Exmoor promotes diversity and equal opportunities for all. We are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed and valued as an individual, and confident that they will be treated fairly, irrespective of age, race, disability, gender, religion and beliefs or sexual orientation. We expect staff, guests and visitors to help us achieve this aim. 


New staff will usually be required to complete a probationary period of a minimum of 3 months. 



Housekeeping Assistant (Casual - Seasonal)

Two Housekeeping Assistants (casual) are required to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the bedrooms, bathrooms, communal areas & non-public areas in our 5 star activity accommodation


Hours of work may vary depending on our visitor numbers but will usually be 9:30am – 3:30pm on Mondays and Fridays with the possibility of some additional hours for holiday and sickness cover,  which may include early mornings and weekends.


These seasonal posts are available for an immediate start.  The wage for this role is currently £7.50 per hour (if you are over 25 years old).


For more information or to apply please contact our Facilities Manager by email on or call 01598 763221 and ask for the Facilities Manager.


Kitchen Assistant (Casual)

Calvert Trust Exmoor has an immediate vacancy for  a Casual Kitchen Assistant, undertaking general kitchen duties to include washing dishes and food preparation.


The hours of work will vary but may include mornings, evenings and weekends  depending on visitor numbers and may also include other days for sickness and holiday cover. Wage for this role meets National Minimum Wage/ Living Wage (according to age)


Uniform is provided, applicants must be at least 18 years old and have their own transport. Previous experience of similar work would be an advantage, but is not a requirement as full training will be given.


To apply please email or call 01598 763221 and ask for the Facilities Manager.



NVQ (Level 2) Trainee Instructor

Calvert Trust Exmoor has an exciting opportunity to train and work with our dynamic multi-activity instructor and equestrian teams, as a  NVQ Level 2 trainee on a one year course. Successful candidates will also be considered for an Activity Instructor position on completion of their NVQ course.


To find out more please download the full details here.


Uniform is provided, staff lunch is also provided during a working day. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Accommodation may be available on site (at a small cost). Eligible employees will be auto-enrolled in our work place pension scheme. 


Previous experience of similar work would be an advantage, but is not a requirement as full training will be given. To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to our Activities Manager Sophie Slade, on


This training role is paid at a rate of £606.67 per month. The closing date for applications is 20th November 2017, with interviews currently scheduled for 28th November 2017. The role is due to start in January 2018.


Volunteering Opportunities

To find out more about volunteering for Calvert Trust Exmoor please visit the "Volunteer For Us" page.


Other ways you can help

accessible abseiling

Volunteering at Calvert Trust Exmoor has allowed us to work with a wide range of individuals with a variety of needs. It has enabled us to improve our communication, assessment and team working skills, whilst having fun! These will be highly beneficial in our future career.

(Occupational Therapy Student Volunteers, Vicci and Sara)


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