We are thrilled to be offering the role of Centre Assistant at Plas y Brenin again. 

Hours of Duty: Full-time, 36 hours per week, normally 5 days/week between Monday – Sunday, occasional late-shift and night-time working

Holidays: 28 days inclusive of bank holidays

Contract: Fixed-term for 12 months (cohort 1; Nov 2023 to Oct 2024, cohort 2; Apr 2024 – Mar 2025)

Board & Accommodation: Live-in, board & lodgings provided for monthly fee of £365 deducted from salary

Salary: £19,506.24 (£10.42 per hour), overtime payable at standard rate


  • Paid time off to attend certain NGB courses and gain qualifications. Where we require you to gain specific qualifications then the costs (except registration) will be paid for by us, provided that you fulfill the duration of your contract.
  • Access to our extensive equipment stores and facilities to manage your own development, shadow and assist on our course programme where appropriate.
  • Branded outdoor clothing provided.  Additional clothing can be purchased under our staff discount scheme.

View the Full Job Description and Application

Both temporary and permanent roles available.

Key task areas include:

  • Front of House Reception/Customer-service cover outside of normal working hours
  • Securing premises
  • Night-time Duty Manager responsibilities

Required Experience

Ideally applicants should have prior experience of this type of role, familiarity with the operation of Outdoor Centres and Enhanced DBS clearance.

Interested people to send their CV and current availability to elliott.craven@pyb.co.uk

Who we are

As a National Outdoor Centre, Plas y Brenin develops the people that develop the outdoor sector – from instructors to centre managers to expedition leaders to NGB officers to policymakers. This includes developing inspiring coaches, instructors and leaders in adventure sports, be they volunteers or working professionally in the sector, to better support people, from all backgrounds to get active in the outdoors.

By hosting conferences, symposiums and meetings, we bring together practitioners from across the UK (and beyond) to share learning, transfer good practice and raise standards. With a world-class reputation, this inspirational venue is also committed to helping individuals nurture their skills and confidence for independent adventures.