Working for us

Working for The Cellar Trust isn’t about having a job – it’s about changing and saving lives. We are a mental health charity that supports people across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, delivering brilliant services to give people a helping hand with their mental health. Whatever your role is you will have the chance to make your mark and see the impact of your work.

Over 70 staff and 30 volunteers form our team here at The Cellar Trust. We have a diverse range of roles requiring a range variety of skills and experience but we are united by our values and our passion for mental health.

You can expect a busy, energetic place of work and a team that pulls together to help each other out whatever their role is. Every person forms an essential part of the jigsaw and makes an essential important contribution. Working for a charity comes with plenty of challenges but lots of fun and the ability to make a huge difference.

We are a lovely team (even if we do say so ourselves), and we’re always on the lookout for talented individuals who are passionate about mental health to join us, and that’s where you come in.

73% front line staff are Peer Support Workers

Since providing peer support at the The Cellar Trust in various roles, I have become more confident and found a purpose and a passion in life. My outlook and aspirations in life have changed and I have gained back my ‘drive’. My anxieties have lowered and my confidence has grown.”

100% of our staff said they are proud to work at The Cellar Trust

“I can’t believe how quickly I felt at home when starting at The Cellar Trust. On day one I knew I was in the right place and that feeling has never changed. From the amazing levels of peer support to the fantastic feeling of making a difference, it truly is a brilliant working environment.”

81% of our staff work part-time

“I have been encouraged and enabled to grow and develop professionally which in turn has helped me in all areas of my life.”

Staff Wellbeing Group & Peer Support Group

Our Staff Wellbeing Group organises the Christmas party, monthly fuddles and seasonal after work get-togethers. Our monthly staff Peer Support Group is something we take pride in, as we want to ensure our team can speak openly and freely about their own mental health in a safe and supportive environment.

The Cellar Trust Cafe, Staff Room & Wellbeing Room

We have a fantastic Cafe on site which is used by clients, members of the public, and staff. It’s a great place to grab lunch or a quick coffee break. We also have a staff room with a microwave and tea/coffee making facilities, and a Wellbeing Room that you can use for prayer, reading, or you can even get a few minutes in on our exercise bike.

Diversity, equality & inclusion

The Cellar Trust believes in equity and we celebrate diversity. We are an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome and supported to be themselves. We are a Disability Confident employer and offer a guaranteed interview to candidates with a disability who meet all the essential criteria in the person specification.

To find out more about our diversity, equality & inclusion policies, please click here.

Volunteer opportunities

As a charity, volunteers make a huge difference in enabling us to continue delivering our vital services. Our current volunteers help with fundraising, gardening and grounds maintenance, and peer support work. To find out more visit our volunteering page.