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Freelance Outdoors Instructor

  • Job Location

    Carlisle, Cumbria

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Welcoming freelancers at all times throughout the course of the year

  • Job Benefits

    £180, or £200 if qualified in Residential Child Care


A Wilderness Way Ltd is a fully registered mobile children's home offering placements for up to 17 weeks for young people both male and female aged between 10 and 18 years. We are registered to work with up to 5 people on a 2-1 single occupancy basis.

We are seeking to strengthen our current outdoor freelance team by engaging with a number of outdoor specialists. Working with us is an incredibly rewarding experience; you'll be making a real, noticeable difference to the lives of young people.

As one of the market leaders in crisis intervention services, we offer a huge amount of flexibility to meet the individual needs of each young person utilising outdoor activities.

You will be supporting the successful transition for each young person back into their home or new environment.
By utilising remote environments you will be providing alternative stimuli for high risk individuals.


The ideal candidate will have previous experience whether it is paid or voluntary of working with young people with emotional and or behavioural difficulties.

We provide a range of adventurous activities in line with our AALA License which we require suitable applicants to hold the relevant current NGB qualifications
You will be a highly motivated individual with a good level of flexibility and commitment to making a positive difference to our young people’s lives.

Organisation and participation in various outdoor activities and taking young people on various holidays is an important part of the job. A Diploma in Children’s and Young People’s Workforce is desirable and a Driving Licence is essential.



All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer following the Safer Recruitment process.

About us

Mission Statement.

At ‘A Wilderness Way’ we are committed to providing creative child centred care packages for children and young people who are looked after. We believe that every child has equal rights to the highest
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