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Jobs at Barnardo’s

Planned Maintenance.
Our jobs site ( will be unavailable from 5am - 1pm Saturday 28th January due to planned maintenance.
This applies to retail vacancies only (including retail van drivers) all other vacancies can still be viewed and applications submitted by email.

Barnardo's employs a total of around 8,000 staff across the UK in a range of roles, from being a part of one of our many projects working with children in greatest need, to working in I.T. or finance.

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Jobs for All

Whether you are just starting out on your career - having just finished school, college or university - or you already have experience working in the voluntary, public or private sectors, Barnardo's can offer you a position where your strengths, enthusiasm and skills will be rewarded and appreciated in many different ways.

Many people think that working for Barnardo's will only involve working with children, families and young people. Although we offer many opportunities to do this, there is a whole range of other functions and services that support our vital work. For instance, there are openings in fundraising, on the retail side in Barnardo's shops, human resources, IT, marketing and finance.

HR and job application enquiries

Please do not send CVs or speculative job or work placement applications as unfortunately we do not have the facilities to keep these on file. All applications for open vacancies must be accompanied by a completed application form.

Why do we have two search buttons?
We are in the process of tranferring to a new job recruiting system that will allow you to complete your application completely online.
Please bear with us until this transfer is complete.

As an organisation that promotes the welfare of children and young people, Barnardo's offers Apprenticeships as and when suitable roles arise throughout the organisation in areas such as Retail, Information Technology and Business Administration.