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Salary: £21,000pa. 

Closing date: 21 March 2022. 

Location: Based at our Alan Shearer Centre in Newcastle. 

Hours: 1820 hours pa (annualised 40hrs pw April – September 30 hrs pw Oct – Mar). 

About us

The Alan Shearer Centre, part of St Cuthbert’s Care, is a highly specialist, residential, respite and social facility for people with complex disabilities and acute sensory impairment.

The role

We are looking to recruit an experience gardener with green fingers and an eye for detail to join our team.

You will be responsible for the maintenance and development of our extensive gardens ensuring our residents and guests are able to enjoy the full benefits of our woodland walk, sensory garden and large lawned areas.

A horticultural qualification would be desirable but not essential if you have the relevant experience.

Why work for us

We are a Living Wage employer – 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.

As well as offering a competitive salary, we provide a number of benefits and wellbeing initiatives for our staff, including:

  • Free staff counselling service
  • Free life insurance + pension scheme


The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Apply for this job

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, apply today by completing our online application form at Alternatively, you can send your CV to: or call our recruitment line 0191 228 8008

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.