At Brathay we know everyone has the capacity to do extraordinary things that can inspire and benefit others.

This drives our mission to improve the life chances of children, young people and families by inspiring them to engage positively in their communities.

Our charitable achievements are supported by the knowledge in our research hub and revenue from our people and organisation development consultancy along with our enterprising fundraising.

We work throughout the UK to inspire people and organisations to achieve and deliver results from our network of locations across the North of England including our inspiring Lake District base.

Our expert teams engage and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the Brathay effect, enthused by our belief in the transformational power of people working together.

If you would like more information about any of the vacancies at Brathay Trust, please contact our HR Team by email by clicking here 

Current Vacancies

Below are details of the current vacancies available at Brathay Trust:

Commercial Trainee, People and Organisation Development

Commercial Trainee, People and Organisation Development

This role involves completing a fully funded degree 1 day per week for 3 years. Course details can be found here - https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/business/apprenticeships/courses/chartered-manager-degree-apprenticeship-level-6/

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 7th September.


Events Administrator

Events Administrator - Ambleside

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.

Closing date: 24th August 5pm.


Venue Assistant

Venue Assistant Job Advert

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.


Senior Venue Assistant

Senior Venue Assistant

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.

We will review applications on an on-going basis.


Overnight Supervisors (waking and sleeping)

Overnight Supervisors Brathay Job Advert

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the overnight supervisor (sleeping) job description here. Or the overnight supervisor (waking) job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.


Venue Shift Leader

Venue Shift Leader at Brathay Hall

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description here.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to Jenna via email here.

We will review applications on an on-going basis.


Casual General Assistants - Brathay Hall, Ambleside

  • £4.53- £8.42 per hour
  • Various hours per week
  • Ambleside

If you are interested in applying for this role you can find out more information by reading the job description and advert. To apply, please complete and return the application form to natasha.dalton@brathay.org.uk


Brathay Apprenticeship Programme

Our approach to working with apprentices is to support positive choice and, through that choice, empower and enable young employees to take ownership of their careers and their lives, and therefore make a positive contribution to the economy and society.

As an employer and training provider, Brathay is committed to working towards better reflecting the profile of our client groups in our staff profiles, by recruiting apprentices and other young people throughout the organisation. 

By offering apprenticeships, we aim to offer individuals experience and personal development opportunities, as well as giving them the opportunity to give something back to their local communities by engaging with their college peers.


Voluntary Work

Brathay recognises the value of offering volunteering opportunities, which offer individuals experience and personal development opportunities, as well as giving them the opportunity to give something back to their local community. Brathay recruits volunteers as part of its plans to broaden and expand the involvement of the community in its work.


Work Placements

Brathay offers a limited number of week-long work placements. Each placement includes experience of the following areas:- 

• Outdoor Learning 
• Finance & Administration 
• IT & Marketing 
• Hospitality 

If you would like to apply please send a letter indicating why you would like to be considered to: - hrteam@brathay.org.uk

If you are interested in work experience at Brathay, then click here to fill in a form.


Freelance Work

Brathay greatly values the contribution made by freelance staff to our Young People and Corporate delivery teams.

From time to time we need to recruit additional members into our freelance team and these vacancies will be advertised under our current vacancies section. In the meantime we welcome speculative enquiries addressed to our staffing officer,  Kate Nicholson. Please note that these will only be kept on file for 3 months.

You can email our staffing officer, Kate Nicholson, by clicking here.


What it's like to work here

What it's like to work here