Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure

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Work for Calvert Trust Kielder

Fancy a new challenge? Calvert Trust Kielder employ energetic, enthusiastic and committed staff who help to transform the lives of our guests by ensuring they have a rewarding and fun experience. Our centre gives people of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities in the beautiful Northumberland countryside.


Current Vacancies

Carers -  Summer Positions 2015

We are looking to appoint summer carers, working from June to September, to join our highly motivated care team.  You will work in all aspects of the centre, including accompanying guests on outdoor activities and trips and making the centre ready for guests arrival.  You will need a flexible approach, a sense of humour and be willing to learn.  Care experience would be an advantage but is not essential.


On-site accommodation maybe available.


For further information and an application pack please contact us on 01434 250232 or email


Closing date for applications: 10 June 2015 




Freelance Activity Staff Required - Summer 2015

We are looing for freelance staff to assist with delivery of our 2015 summer activity programme. If you have one or more of WGL, UKCC1 or SPA qualifications please download this document for information on how to apply. We look forward to working with you this summer.


Please return completed application forms to:

Pete Coulson, Head of Activities, Calvert Trust Kielder, Kielder Water & Forest Park, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS.


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"The work is wonderfully varied and every day is a new learning experience."

Amy Richardson, University Placement 2010/11


"I have not only learnt many new skills, but also gained independence, confidence, life experience and met such a variety of interesting people."

Anna Talbot, GAP Year 2011



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