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I have worked at barracudas for five years now and have moved up roles from being a lifeguard to group coordinator to early years manager. Barracudas is just good fun, you get to work with great, like-minded people and help children have an exciting day. Also, I do like that there's opportunities to grow in the roles on camp. I started when I was 17 and I had developed my skills and this has been recognised by management, giving me the opportunity to progress. Working at barracudas has given me great experience and helped me so much while I was training to be a primary school teacher and once I had qualified. You learn so much from other staff across camp, that you become an expert in creating exciting and fun activities. At times I have been inspired. I would recommend barracudas to anyone with/wanting experience with children and who is willing to work hard. The people that work the hardest get the most out of the experience. It genuinely is a fun job and you meet really good friends.


Chloe Chloe 2nd November 2016

With TWO brand NEW sites confirmed for 2017 and more to come adding to the ever growing number of Barracudas camps, there's no surprise that 2017 is promising to be our BIGGEST, GREATEST and most EXCITING year yet!

With 39 camp locations, a variety of job roles and FREE nationally recognised training courses to choose from, Barracudas provides plenty of opportunities for all. If you're looking to have fun, gain vital experience on your CV, earn cash and make lifelong friends, then Barracudas holiday jobs are for you.

• If you are a new staff member to Barracudas then please click here to complete a 2017 application form.
• If you are a returning staff member then please log into the staff room to re-apply. Don't worry... it should only take a few minutes.    Just amend your details where necessary and select the camp and dates you're available for this year.

We aim to respond to your application by the 13th January if you are a new staff member and have applied by the 6th January. If you are a returning staff member and you apply by the 6th January you will receive a response by the 27th January.

New staff members applying for a general or specialist/group role – how the process works?

If you are successful at the point of application you will be invited to a telephone interview with one of our recruiters, which will last no longer than 10 minutes. If successful from the telephone interview you will be issued a conditional contract, you will be able to view and sign your contract online via the staff room once you have selected and submitted your preferred dates to attend an Assessment day which you must attend ahead of your contract start date, failure to do so would result in your contract being terminated. See our FAQ’s & Training pages for more information regarding this day.

New staff members applying for a senior role – how the process works?

If you are successful at the point of application you will be invited to attend a Senior Selection Day, if successful from this day you will be issued a contract. You will need to attend a compulsory Senior Training day ahead of commencing work with us.

Returning Staff Members – how the process works?

If you are successful at the point of application you will be issued a contract for the 2017 season(s). Please ensure you check and sign the contract online promptly also completing any relevant online forms via the staff room.