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St Cuthbert’s Care is one of the largest social care charities in the North East and we are looking for the best people to join our team.

We are looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic individuals who can use their skills and experience to help us improve the lives of children and young people, older people and people with disabilities within our services at locations throughout the North East. In addition, we encourage anyone to apply, who has a genuine desire to work with vulnerable people and who support Our Purpose, whether they are new to the care sector or not.

The first step on the ladder to a new career with us is simple;

  • Take a look at the current vacancies listed below, reading the full job description, following the links provided
  • Complete the general application form, stating the position you are interested in, using our online application form or email your CV to:

Our Purpose is as important for our residents and service users as it is for our staff and volunteers: we will enable you to develop to your personal potential within your position at St Cuthbert’s Care.

The personal data you provide will be used, stored and deleted in accordance with our privacy notice.

We will require a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for any positions that involve working with vulnerable children and adults.

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Current Vacancies

Maintenance Worker – Multi-skilled

Maintenance Worker - Multi-skilled. Salary: £21,500pa. Closing date: 31 July 2022. Location: Working in our services for vulnerable people throughout the North East. Hours: 35 hours per week. About...

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Recreation Assistant (Alan Shearer Activity Centre)

Recreation Assistant. Salary: £10.10 per hour.  Closing date: 22 July 2022.  Location: Working in our Activity Centre for adults and children with disabilities.  Hours: Full and Part time...

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Senior Carer (St. Catherine’s)

Senior Carer. Salary: £12.72ph.  Closing date: 22 July 2022.  Location: Working in our residential and nursing home for older people in Newcastle.  Hours: 37 hours...

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Relief Staff

We are looking for people to work on a casual and flexible basis to cover holidays, sickness, absence and to provide an extra pair of hands during our busy periods. Good communication skills, reliability and a genuine interest in working with vulnerable children/adults are required. If you are interested in casual working arrangements, or a looking to return to work, or to gain skills and experience in the care sector we would like to hear from you.

Foster Carers

If you are over 21, have a spare room and are committed to transforming a child’s life, Fostering North East would love to hear from you.

Location: Newcastle
Salary: Earn up to £521.50 per week

Our professional, friendly fostering agency, is part of St Cuthbert’s Care and we are looking for people from around the region who are interested in becoming foster carers to children up to the age of 18.Whether you already have fostering experience or are considering becoming a foster carer for the first time, our dedicated team is available to provide help and support 24 hours a day.Full training is provided and training updates with inclusive childcare are regularly available for our carers.If you feel able to make a positive impact on a child’s life, call our Director of Care, Amanda Head, on 0191 228 0111, email, or complete the online enquiry form on the Fostering North East website.

If you’re already a foster carer and wish to transfer to us from another agency, contact us today to find out about our transfer bonus.

→ Find out more about becoming a foster carer with Fostering North East