Night Warden-Caretaker

Location: Lake District
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Date Posted: 23/10/2017
  COMPANY: YMCA National Centre
Newby Bridge
LA12 8BD

Night Warden-Caretaker

YMCA Lakeside is a very busy and highly respected Outdoor Adventure and Education Residential Centre. We are known for delivering inspirational, exciting and challenging outdoor adventures for personal and social development. We are looking for great staff to join our team, take on real responsibility and help our young clients flourish.

Our clients include schools, colleges, and youth-groups, corporate and family. Clients achieve real growth and development and lasting memories on their Outdoor Education programmes. Your role here will provide them and their group leaders with a safe and secure, and comfortable base for them to come home to in the evenings and overnight.

Based in the southern Lake District on the edge of Windermere with ½ mile of shoreline we are ideally placed for Sailing and Paddle-sports. Climbing is served by our three climbing crags which together with many of our other activities are based in the 450 acres of woodland surrounding us. For bigger adventures, and in your own time too, there are the Mountains, Crags, Caves, Rivers and Lakes all around us.

Night Warden-Caretaker: x 2 Full-Time Seasonal from 5th March 2018 – 26th October 2018 (with possible extensions and contract for 2019)

We are seeking a committed, enthusiastic individual to join our team to support the Centre’s operation during the evenings, including on call during sleeping hours. With a variety of client needs and facilities to care for the successful candidate will need to be able to develop credible and professional relationships with Clients and Staff alike, anticipate and act to ensure great customer service in line with service and emergency protocols. You will be dependable and conscientious, so that you can conduct your duties well without high levels of direct supervision.

Weekly hours average at 35 hours per week but are typically worked as a 7 days on, 7 off, rota. £7.50 per hour (£13650 per annum pro-rata with a pay review due 1st April 2017) Accommodation is provided for when you are on duty & if you require full time accommodation, a small charge will be made. We also offer subsidised meals.

These positions are allocated on the successful completion of application and interview process and will be closed once the required number has been achieved, so don’t delay; get your application in today!

To Apply:
Send your CV to stating which role you are interested in,
Or: download application pack and job descriptions, from
Or: call the Operations Services Manager on 015395 39000

Registered Charity No. 1074571
YMCA National Centre, Lakeside is part of the YMCA Fylde Coast Group

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