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The charity making life better by water

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We are one of the UK’s biggest charities and we care for 2,000 miles of canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs because we believe life is better by water.

Along with our waterways we also manage museums, archives and the country's third largest collection of historic buildings. These all enable us to offer wellbeing opportunities to millions of people each year.

Supporting this varied community who live, work and play on our canals means that we need an incredibly varied workforce. From engineers to ecologists, museum attendants to marketers, hundreds of people work at the Trust, all striving to make sure life is always better by the water.

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To get in touch with our recruitment team directly please email [email protected].


We believe that no child, young person or adult at risk should ever experience abuse of any kind. We are committed to providing safe environments and working practises that promote and protect the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk at all times.

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