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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:



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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Senior Key Worker Employer Engagement Lead - Choices

This role will engage with employers, recruitment agencies and partners to find suitable job vacancies, work placements, and employer mentors will be essential to the success of Choices to enable participants to find employment. With an understanding of the current opportunities within the local labour market you will be instrumental in matching and providing job interview coaching for participant...

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Employment Programme Senior Key Worker Quality Assurance - Choices

We are looking for a Employment Programme Senior Key Worker to co-ordinate a team of Key Workers hosted by a number of organisations who will provide 1:1 support to people who are long term unemployed to help them access employment. You will be responsible for overseeing their performance, managing the caseload referral system as well as ensuring that a quality service is provided which reflects t...

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Employment Programme Key Worker - Choices

We are looking for a Key Worker to provide 1:1 support to people who are long term unemployed to help them move towards and access training and employment. By providing intensive support and advice you will help each participant develop a tailored action plan and identify how this can be best met through existing services and/or via Choice’s health, financial and digital inclusion services.

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Employment Programme Support Officer - Choices

We are looking for an enthusiastic Employment Programme Support Officer to work as a member of a dedicated delivery team to lead on the creation and implementation of Choice’s marketing strategy, the financial claims process as well as ensuring that the partners and Groundwork is compliant with the funder’s requirements.

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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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