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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:

Employment Support Advisor

As one of our Navigators on Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) you will manage a caseload of participants and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome barriers to employment by signposting into existing and new services as well as supporting them to access job search, employment, training and self-employment. You will be responsible for supporting participants through every stage of the...

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Chef (x2) - Heritage Centre

We require two Chef’s at our new Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre Café. The centre is a community hub and tourist attraction for visitors, providing exhibitions and interpretation about the fascinating local industrial heritage. Having recently opened in September, Café Shrub has got off to a great start with a high volume of customer footfall and great feedback from our customers.

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