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

CYPB10 Family Aide Worker X2

CYPB10 Family Aide Worker Job Advert

Are you dynamic, people-focused and experienced in working with children? Then join us as a Family Aide Worker providing hands on support to children in their own homes alongside our partner agencies.

You will need to be caring, compassionate and able to work independently out in the community. 

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

Please also read the Family Aide Worker Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Expected Start Date: 1st June 2021

Interview Date: w/c 3rd May 2021

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th April 2021


CYPB09 Families Project Worker

CYPB09 Families Project Worker Job Advert

Are you a resourceful and tenacious project worker able to work with families for the Families First Programme across the district? If so, we would love to hear from you.

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

Please also read the Families Project Worker Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Closing date for job applications  – 28th April 2021


BS05 Business Support Administrator (IT)

Business Support Administrator Job Advert

We’re looking for a switched on, supremely organised administrator to join our busy Business Support Team on a part-time basis to help look after our IT system admin. We’re not looking for an IT expert – it’s more important that you excel at keeping compliant records and have a practical common-sense approach to reporting. If you’re organised, love a slick process and are looking for a new challenge apply now.

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

Please also read the Business Support Administrator Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Job hours: 17.5 hours (over 5 days ideally, but flexible for the right candidate)

Expected start date: May 2021

Interview date: Ongoing, throughout April 2021

Closing date for job applications: Friday 30th April 2021


CYPC06 Sessional Project Worker

Sessional Project Worker Job Advert

We are looking to recruit a flexible team of highly motivated and enthusiastic Sessional Project Workers to support children, young people and families across Cumbria and the North West.

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

Please also read the Sessional Project Worker Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Job hours: This is flexible depending on the project, and may include evenings and weekends.

Expected Start Date: 1st June 2021

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


CI001 Digital Project Lead

Digital Project Lead Job Advert

Do you want to lead digital projects that will transform Brathay’s customer-facing programmes? A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Project Lead to join our charity on a remote basis!

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

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Job hours: Three working days per week (specific days to be agreed) with the need for flexibility around project delivery deadlines.

Contract type– Initial 6 month Fixed Term Contract

Expected start date – 1st May 2021

Closing date for job applications – 17th April 2021


CYPB07 Sessional Project Worker

Sessional Project Worker Job Advert

We are looking for 5 highly motivated and enthusiastic Project Workers to help children, young people and families in the Bradford area identify their own needs and plan for effective interventions.

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

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Job hours: Will vary depending on which programme (hours expected to be between 2 - 10 hours per week)  – usual working patterns Monday – Friday with some evenings and weekends where required.

Expected Start Date: 1st June 2021

Interview Date: W/C 23rd May

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021


CYPB05 NCS Team Leader

NCS Team Leader Job Advert

We’re looking for responsible, energetic and confident individuals to lead, motivate and inspire a team of up to 15 teenagers through a four week national Citizen Service programme for Brathay.

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

Please also read the NCS Team Leader Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Expected start date: Between 5th July – 31st August 2021

Interview date: W/C 3rd May (TBC)

Closing date for job applications: Friday 23rd April 2021


CYPB06 NCS Assistant Team Leader

NCS Assistant Team Leader Job Advert

Lead and inspire young people on their NCS journey! We’re looking for dynamic and passionate people to join our NCS team this summer.

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

Please also read the NCS Assistant Team Leader Essential Information pack here.

To apply, complete the Brathay application form here.

To help ensure we're offering equal opportunities for all, if you are applying for a role at Brathay, please consider completing an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Expected start date: Between 5th July – 31st August 2021

Interview date: W/C 3rd May (TBC)

Closing date for job applications: Friday 23rd April 2021


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: - recruitment@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