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Vacancies at Groundwork North East & Cumbria

"Groundwork offers huge employee benefits – not just in the traditional sense, but also through knowing that your work, whatever part you play, is helping to make a real difference."



We are passionate about changing places and lives for the better. With over 200 staff across the North East, and over 25 years experience, we are always keen to hear from people with the drive and determination to make a difference, and have lots of different ways you can get involved.

Many of our senior managers began their careers as volunteers or entry-level project staff. By providing a range of training and continuous professional development opportunities at the local, regional and national level we are able to recruit and retain the very best.


Our current vacancies are listed below:



NCS Sessional Team Assistant – Gateshead/Sunderland

Groundwork North East & Cumbria are looking for Sessional Team Assisstants to support the delivery of NCS programme this Summer, working both residentially and in the local community in Gateshead and Sunderland. The Team Assistant will work closely with the Team Leader bringing together 15 participants from different backgrounds helping them to develop greater confidence, self-awareness and res...

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NCS Sessional Team Leader – Gateshead/Sunderland

We have some amazing job vacancies for the Sunderland and Gateshead area and we need your help. You will be responsible for working directly with young people to support their development and progression through each stage of the NCS. The role is to support young people to develop personal and social skills through residential and social action programmes enabling them to grow confidence and gain ...

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Navigator - Step Forward Tees Valley

Groundwork are looking for a Navigator to support participants through every stage in their journey, addressing barriers and introducing activities to support progression towards accessing training and employment.

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Employment Advisor x 2

We are seeking an experienced Employment Advisor passionate about achieving outcomes to join our team delivering our employment programme across Cumbria. Customer participation in this employment initiative is voluntary and our team will focus on supporting long term unemployed participants to achieve sustained employment through a variety of interventions.

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Sessional Youth Worker

We are seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic sessional youth workers to join our team, working in targeted communities to develop positive working relationships with young people and enable them to achieve their potential. These roles will support the development of a full range of personal and social development opportunities for young people, meeting their needs through community engagement and c...

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