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Careers at Groundwork South

Jobs in the environment, training and skills

The success of Groundwork South is dependent upon the calibre of people we employ and we are committed to the recruitment and selection of people with the right blend of skills, qualifications, competencies, experience, knowledge and attitude.  We aim to foster a culture to attract, develop and retain highly motivated people that are committed to making a difference across the Groundwork priorities.

Working with Groundwork offers our staff the opportunity to gain a unique breadth of experience - whether they are just beginning their career or seeking a new role to develop it further.

Many of our senior managers began their careers as volunteers or entry-level project staff. By providing a range of continuous professional development opportunities at the local, regional and national level we are able to recruit and retain the very best.


Our jobs are extremely varied and always interesting, read a little more about a day in the life of some of our team members.

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We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people.  To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service.  We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

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Latest vacancies at Groundwork South

Project Officer (Children & Young People)

SALARY: £17,850 - £21,000 FTE per annum CONTRACT TYPE: 15 - 22.5 hours per week, fixed term for 6 months (possible extension funding dependent) OPERATIONAL AREA: West of England LOCATION: The Vench, Lockleaze Youth & Play Space, Romney Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9AN REF: POCYP19

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Party Leader

SALARY: £9 per hour CONTRACT TYPE: Zero hours OPERATIONAL AREA: West of England LOCATION: The Vench, Lockleaze Youth & Play Space, Romney Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9AN REF: POWOFE19

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Party Assistant

SALARY: NMW – Under 20 - £6.95, 21 to 24 - £7.70, 25 and over - £8.21 CONTRACT TYPE: Zero hours OPERATIONAL AREA: West of England LOCATION: The Vench, Lockleaze Youth & Play Space, Romney Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9AN REF: PAWOFE19

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Community Enabler

SALARY: £20,000 - £21,000 CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term: 31st December 2019 OPERATIONAL AREA: Thames Valley Area LOCATION: Denham Office, Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG REF: CETV19

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Fundraising Officer

SALARY: £26,000 CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent OPERATIONAL AREA: Groundwork London Offices, with a requirement to work from other Groundwork offices across London and the South of England. LOCATION: 18 - 21 Morley Street, London, SE1 7QZ REF: FO19

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Senior Fundraising Officer

SALARY: £33,000 CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent OPERATIONAL AREA: Groundwork London Offices, with a requirement to work from other Groundwork offices across London and the South of England. LOCATION: 18-21 Morley Street, London, SE1 7QZ REF: SFO19

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Project Manager (Conservation & Green Spaces)

SALARY: £24,000 CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Colne Valley Park Centre, Near Uxbridge.

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Community Enabler- Devon & Cornwall

SALARY: £12,300 - £12,600 per annum (FTE £20,000-£21,000) HOURS: 22.5 hours per week LOCATION: Saltash, Cornwall

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Sessional Youth Worker

SALARY: £6.95 - £9 per hour (NMW £6.95 per hour - under 20, NMW £7.70 per hour - 21 – 24 years NMW £8.21 per hour - 25 years and over) HOURS: 10.5 hours to include Thursday evenings & Saturdays LOCATION: Energy Youth Club, Eastleigh

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Chef/ Cook

SALARY: Competitive LOCATION: Tilgate Park, Crawley

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Cafe Assistant Tilgate Park

SALARY: NMW £6.95 - £8.21 per hour LOCATION: Tilgate Park, Crawley

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NCS Vacancies - Wave Leaders, Team Leaders & Assistant Team Leaders

Wave Leader, Team Leader & Assistant Team Leader roles available for Summer 2019! £8.21 - £9.45 per hour

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