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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 - SFTV (Employment Support Advisor)

We are looking to recruit someone who will work as one of our Navigators on Step Forward Tees Valley (SFTV). You will manage a caseload of participants with complex barriers and provide 1:1 support to people who are long term unemployed to help them move towards and access training and employment.

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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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NCS Sessional Team Assistant

NCS is an inclusive, part-residential programme aimed at increasing participant’s leadership, teamwork and communication skills as well as developing trust, responsibility, understanding and empathy. A team assistant will support, mentor and help develop NCS participants through a programme of personal development and implementation of a community project.

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NCS Sessional Team Leader

NCS is an inclusive, part-residential programme aimed at increasing participant’s leadership, teamwork and communication skills as well as developing trust, responsibility, understanding and empathy. Your role will require you to support, stretch and maximise the learning outcome of the NCS participants.

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