Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure

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Work for Calvert Trust Kielder

Current Vacancy

Activity Staff

Fancy a new challenge? Calvert Trust Kielder is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and committed permanent staff who can 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.

We are looking for activity staff, preferably with a background in the outdoors and who hold NGB instructor level qualifications in one or more disciplines of Sailing, Canoeing and Climbing. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.

Closing Date: Friday 2 January 2015

Recruitment Days: Mid January 2015


Competitive salary and benefits package. Live in accommodation may be available.


To apply please complete and return the Job Application Form AND Equal Opportunities Form to:

Kevin Appleby, Director Of Operations, 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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