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WORK IN BRECON BEACONS UK

  /  WORK IN BRECON BEACONS UK

OVERVIEW

  • Great For: Paddlers, horse riding, hiking, mountain biking, walking and climbing
  • Season: March – October
  • Number Of Guests: 98 (8-17 years old, schools and unaccompanied children)
  • Number Of Staff: 35
  • Accommodation Style: Staff are accommodated in shared rooms within the Mansion House, or at our sister centre, Llwyn Filly

In the foothills of the Black Mountains, with the River Wye running nearby, you’ll find the Brecon Beacons Adventure Resort. When you think about an ‘Outdoor Pursuits Activity Centre’ you’ll probably be picturing something like Tregoyd, which is the former country house of Lord Hereford. It’s situated at the foothills of the Black Mountains within the Brecon Beacons National Park, on the English/Welsh border, and is one of the quintessential monuments of the area.

The resort is home to over 30 members of staff and over 20 core Our camp activities. Brecon Brecons has strong links with Llwyn Filly, a small centre just one mile down the road. The centres work closely with each other, with Llwyn Filly, a cosy converted farmhouse, run by 10 members of staff.

Activities

Abseiling, Aeroball, Archery, Canoeing, Challenge Course, Climbing Wall, Fencing, Initiative Exercises, Heartstart, Jacobs Ladder, Kayaking, Mountain Expedition, Mountain Trail, Orienteering, Quad Biking, Raft Building, Rifle Shooting, Survivor, Sensory Trail, Team Games, Trapeze, Zip-Line

Local Area

  • On your days off you can venture out into the local area, Hay-on-Wye is the nearest town, just four miles from the centre, and Hereford is 25 miles away. Hay-on-Wye has plenty of pubs and good places to eat, a small supermarket and many bookshops. Hereford has plenty of shopping, a cinema, theatre, leisure complex, bars and clubs.
  • For the adventurous, The Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons provide fantastic opportunities for walking, climbing, pony trekking, mountain biking, sailing and canoeing/kayaking.

JOB VACANCIES

As part of The Working Holiday Club™ pre-departure job offer program, we are able to offer the following positions:

  • Activity Instructors
  • Chef of all levels
  • Housekeeping Assistant
  • Retail Assistant & Bar

Other jobs at our resorts are usually offered to long term committed employees, such as…

  • Activity Instructor/Group Leader
  • AIGL Team Leader
  • Catering Assistant
  • Catering Manager
  • Catering Team Leader
  • Centre Operations Manager
  • Centre Support Assistant/Driver
  • Chef
  • General Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Paddlesports Instructor

STAFF ACCOMMODATION

When you are offered a position to work in one of our adventure resorts, you will be offered on-site shared accommodation, free of charge! Yes, that’s right, you don’t pay rent! What a great way to start your working holiday!

Living and working on site certainly has its perks. For starters, there’s no need to get up too early as the commute to work is usually in the region of 30 seconds to five minutes. However, the actual benefits of living on the site go far beyond this. They’re a real community spirit and a fantastic sense of camaraderie amongst the staff team. Living onsite gives you the opportunity to socialise with your work colleagues and enjoy the centre’s facilities.

  • Staff Accommodation cost: Free
  • Type of room: Depending on the time of year that you arrive, your accommodation may be indoors, such as shared house, wooden cabin or chalet, or could be a shared large frame tent during the hot summer months.
  • Extras provided free of charge: Bedding, TV and a small kitchenette for tea and toast
  • Food: You will receive three free meals per day

Staff Facilities

  • TV room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wi-Fi available for staff in communal areas
  • Stunning gardens

STAFF BENEFITS

Staff Package

  • Wages: All Staff with no or limited previous experience will join our Apprenticeship Foundation Programme and receive £138.60 per week in the UK, and £101.15 overseas
  • Accommodation: All staff will receive on-site accommodation free of cost, inclusive of all bills, so there is no need to worry about Council Tax or utilities
  • Meals: All staff will receive all meals free of charge
  • Uniform: All staff will receive free uniforms

The Working Holiday Club