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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 Advisor Workington

We are seeking an experienced Employment Advisor passionate about achieving outcomes to join our team and commence delivery of a new employment programme across Cumbria. Customer participation in this employment initiative is voluntary and our team will focus on supporting long term unemployed participants to achieve sustained employment through a variety of interventions.

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Catering Supervisor - Heritage Centre

An opportunity has arisen for a Catering Supervisor at our new Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre Café. The role will assist in the preparation of menus, using fresh, local ingredients and the recipes provided as required.

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Catering Manager - Heritage Centre

An opportunity has arisen for a Catering Manager 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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Employment Advisor

We are seeking an experienced Employment Advisor passionate about achieving outcomes to join our team delivering our employment programme across Cumbria. Customer participation in this employment initiative is voluntary and our team will focus on supporting long term unemployed participants to achieve sustained employment through a variety of interventions.

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Administration Officer - Choices

We are looking for an enthusiastic administrator to join our Choices team to provide admininistration and customer service support. The post holder will be integral to maintaining systems for the programme and to ensure data is accurate and evidence is compliant. The post holder will engage with participants and employers face-to-face, via telephone, and in writing, supporting the wider team achi...

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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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