Staff Vacancy

Lockerbrook Outdoor Centre Job Opportunity 


Do you have the administrative and practical skills to help the Woodcraft Folk to maintain its excellent standards of customer care and facilities at the Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre?

We are seeking a

Centre Assistant(Admin/Maintenance) part-time (28 hours per week)

Salary: £17,700 pro rata (fixed term until 31/03/2019 with possibility of extension)

Start date: 10 September 2018 (negotiable)

Lockerbrook Farm is a 38-bed outdoor centre run by the Woodcraft Folk which has been providing instructor-led activities and outdoor education for over 50 years in the heart of the Peak District.  Situated high above Ladybower Reservoir, with breath-taking views across the valley and moors beyond, we welcome a wide variety of schools and groups to our centre throughout the year.

If you are energised by Woodcraft Folk’s values of co-operation and social justice, and have the administrative and practical skills to help us to maintain excellent standards of customer care for our visiting groups as well as look after our buildings and grounds we’d love to hear from you.  


Working with our small team of staff and volunteers you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the booking process for all our groups as well as ensuring that the Centre facilities and grounds are maintained to high standards.


 You will be someone who can work equally effectively on a spreadsheet as well as up a ladder with a ‘can-do’ attitude to problem-solving in a remote location. You will have excellent communication skills to work with a wide range of people and to support our volunteers. 


The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 15 August.  For further information and to apply for this role, please download the job description, person specification, application form and other supporting documents below.  Completed applications should be returned by email. 

Closing date:15 August 2018 at midday

Interviews: 23 August 2018 at the Centre


For more information about The Woodcraft Folk visit  For more information about Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, visit  If you would like to discuss the post before applying please contact Jo Holliday, Centre Manager, 01433 651412. 

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