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Alan Shearer Centre – Recreation Assistant

Salary: £12.30 per hour

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Closing date: 24 May 2024.
Please note, St Cuthbert’s Care reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a sufficient number of applications is received prior to the closing date.

Location: West Denton,  Newcastle. 

We are looking to recruit a creative, friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our small team at the Alan Shearer Activity Centre.

As a Recreation Assistant within the Alan Shearer Activity Centre, you will:

  • Support individuals to access all areas of our specialist disability centre.
  • Organise, plan and facilitate a diverse range of activities for adults and children.
  • Encourage participation in meaningful activities for all age groups.
  • Assist in the practical running of the centre.
  • Undertake reception duties.
  • Provide support in our café (food preparation/serving customers).
Why join St Cuthbert’s Care?

St Cuthbert’s Care is a values-based, registered social care charity, committed to enabling people to reach their personal potential.

The charity’s areas of work include nursing homes for older people, children in care and services for people with disabilities.

We are proud to be the first regional charity in the North East, delivering adult social care as part of our work, to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

Further information on our work can be found in our Annual Review.

We offer our staff a range of additional benefits including:

  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, including a day off for your birthday
  • Ability to buy and sell annual leave
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Staff savings scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tech scheme
  • Free staff counselling service
  • Blue Light discount offering shopping discounts on thousands of stores
  • Charity workers’ discount
  • Free life assurance
  • Earn money and rewards with the Care Friends App

If you would like to discuss your application further, please call our recruitment line on 0191 228 8803 or alternatively email

Please note: We are unable to employ candidates requiring international visa sponsorship.