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Sessional Community Support Worker

Job title:                                   Sessional Community Support Worker

Salary:                                       Minimum Wage to £10 per hour depending on experience and

                                                       project allocated


About us

Groundwork is a leading Social Enterprise working with partners to improve the quality of the local environment, the lives of local people and the success of local businesses across the North East and Cumbria.


About the role

Working as a member of the Land and Communities team, you will engage with targeted participants who are involved with specific projects. In a diverse and busy environment you will be supporting the community project managers on projects which can range across the North and South of the region.

Sessional Community Support Workers can choose which projects they are most suited to and will be able to specify areas they would like to deliver from, ie. North or South of region.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service


About you

We want someone like you who will actively engage with participants and support the Community Project Managers. Your role will require you to be enthusiastic and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You need to provide a professional service and develop effective working relationships with other members of staff, volunteers, participants and external partners, and facilitate delivery across a diverse programme of community led projects in targeted areas across specific areas 

For further information please contact Lisa Locke, Programme Manager on 01325 464270 or Leah Codner on 01642 815663


Want to apply?

Great. All you need to do is complete the application pack below

Some of these posts are needed to commence during Easter, others will commence at a later date. Once we have filled our bank of sessional positions, this position will close.

Job Description

Application Form

All completed applications should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Grosvenor House, 29 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NP.


Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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