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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:



Sessional Community Support Worker

We are seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic sessional community support workers to join our team, working to support the community project managers on projects which can range across the North and South of the region

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Chef / Chef De Partie

We are now recruiting for an experienced Chef / Chef De Partie, to work in a growing café in the heart of Winlaton Mill. You will be responsible to deliver freshly made to order meals during service for the café to a high standard.

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Breakfast Chef

We are recruiting for a Breakfast Chef, to work in a growing café in the heart of Winlaton Mill. As a Breakfast Chef you will be responsible to deliver freshly made to order breakfasts for the café to a high standard.

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Catering Assistant - Heritage Centre

An opportunity has arisen for a team of Catering Assistants at our new Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre Cafe. The centre is a community hub and tourist attraction for visitors, providing exhibitions and interpretation about the fascinating local industrial heritage.

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