Our season runs from May to October each year. Throughout the year though, we are always looking for remarkable people to join our team and provide inspiring courses, in beautiful and safe environments..
STEP 1. SHOW INTEREST
You can find out more about our available positions by looking at either the Outdoor Jobs or Indoor Jobs, then apply online and attach a CV and covering letter. We will then review your application and arrange a phone interview with you to discuss the role and you further. We will then book you onto one of our assessment days around the country.
Why not come and see us at the following events to find out more and speak to some of the team:
5th December 2018 @ University of Worcester - Recruitment Fair
STEP 2. ATTEND AN ASSESSMENT DAY
Our Assessment Days are the perfect chance for us to meet in person, find out more about each other and ensure you are one of the remarkable people we are looking for. This is also a great opportunity to ask some questions and ensure you are right for The Bushcraft Company and we are for you.
- JANUARY -
30th - Abingdon – Head Office
- FEBRUARY -
2nd - Northampton – Doddridge Centre 109 St James' Rd, Northampton NN5 5LD
16th - Manchester – Studio Bee 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
16th - Birmingham – St Luke’s Church Centre Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, B15 2AT
223rd - Bristol – Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR
- MARCH -
2nd - Woking – St Peter’s Church, Church St, Woking GU22 9JE
16th - Leeds –Jurys Inn Leeds, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf, Leeds, LS10 1NE
23rd - Bristol – Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR
30th - Northampton – Doddridge Centre 109 St James' Rd, Northampton NN5 5LD
- APRIL -
6th - Abingdon – Head Office
STEP 3. ATTEND TRAINING
You do not need any experience in Bushcraft or working with children, as we will teach you everything you need to know. What you will need is to be remarkable, with a lot of enthusiasm and a huge amount of passion to deliver excellence. Our training is led by experienced staff who will:
♦ Practically train you to be equipped for every activity and workshop we deliver ♦
♦ Update you on safeguarding and heath & safety ♦
♦ Offer you skills around teaching and caring for young people ♦
♦ Pass on their experience and advice of living in the wilderness ♦
Please note you may also receive training from external providers and be required to pass external awards for national governing bodies.in order to delver certain activities
We are currently planing our 2019 Training Event schedule so please keep an eye on here for further updates,
STEP 4. START WORKING
Due to the nature of the work you must have a complete DBS and return three references before starting work with us.
We will supply you with a schedule of work throughout our summer season, which finishes at the end of July. Further contracts of work will be supplied for at our August summer camps, and our autumn season, which finishes in mid-October.
We will request your preferred woodland centre to be based at, while you are working on camps, all food and tented accommodation is included, and a staff camp is available for you to stay in between camps (you will need to bring you own tent.) If you are required to work at another of our woodland centres, we will transport you.
“The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with The Bushcraft Company’s relevant Safeguarding; Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either during the residential trip or at home, s/he must report any concerns to The Bushcraft Company’s Child Protection Officer/Designated Safeguarding Lead (Wesley Westaway) or to the Operations Director (Pete Fowkes) so that a referral can be made accordingly to the relevant third party services.”