Interested in working with Barretstown?

Part Time Nurse

We are looking for a Staff Nurse to work onsite at Barretstown on a part time basis. This position cover both day and night shifts. The staff nurse would be responsible for the day-to-day management of the med shed in conjunction with, and in the absence of the Nursing and Family Liaison Director, ensuring that the med shed is safe environment for the children, staff and volunteers. The nurse will work closely with the medical team to provide the highest standard of unobtrusive medical support to children, families, staff and volunteers, and contribute to the overall development of the medical function at Barretstown.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to

Closing date for applications is 22nd November

Camp Staff 2020

See below a list of all available contracts & positions.

All positions are residential. You will have an assigned shared living space for the duration of the contract, but are also free to leave site when camp is not in session. While camp is in session all meals will be provided.

Interviews will be held from mid-October to early December, with the team being finalised before Christmas. Spring applications will be interviewed first, and so on.

If you have any questions regarding the positions before applying, feel free to email and we will get back as soon as we can.

We look forward to reading your application!

Summer Cara (Job Spec)Activity Leader (Job Spec) 

  • Summer (1st June – 15th August 2020) – Closing date for applications 13th November 2019
  • Summer & Autumn (1st June – 13th Dec 2020) – Closing date for applications 13th November 2019

Camp Photographer (Job Spec)

Spring, Summer & Autumn (10th Jan – 13th Dec 2020)

Closing date for applications 25th October 2019


Job Roles

Job Roles

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