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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:



Trainee Programme Support Officer

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Programme Support Officer to work as a member of a dedicated delivery team. The role involves supporting on administration and finance services. The trainee will learn administration and financial service skills to ensure compliance with organisational and the programme funder’s standards, including quarterly grant claims. As the Trainee you will have the oppo...

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Trainee Key Worker

As a Trainee Key Worker you will learn the skills needed to provide 1:1 support to people who are long term unemployed to help them move towards and access training and employment. The role will work closely with the Key Workers across the partnership and learn how to support participants through every stage of their journey, enabling participants to address their barriers and realise their aspir...

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Sessional Community Champions

We are looking for Community Champions to work on a project from May to September 2017 in small teams manning promotional stalls and talking to members of the public to provide water saving messages. The aim is to encourage people living throughout the Stanley area to utilise free water saving devices that will be on offer and to sign up for a free home water audit.

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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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