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Service users become friends at the Alan Shearer Centre


A job with St Cuthbert’s Care offers an opportunity for you to embark on a fulfilling and rewarding career whether you are new to employment, already qualified or considering a change of direction.

A career with us offers a unique and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference to people’s lives. Previous experience is not necessary and ongoing training and support is provided. We can offer full and part-time hours in a range of roles.

If you would like to work and progress your career with one of the largest and longest established social care charities in the region then let us know and we will do all we can to help you to develop your personal potential.

Please note that all posts that involve working with vulnerable people will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Residential care for children

An RCO and a child in her care

Locations: Near city centres in Newcastle, Sunderland and Darlington

We have three children’s residential homes in the region where we provide care services for young people with complex emotional needs aged from eight to 17 years.

Fostering social workers

A fostering family

Locations: Newcastle

Our fostering agency, Fostering North East, recruits and trains foster carers and supports young people during their time in care.

Provisions for people with profound disabilities

Enjoying the Alan Shearer Centre

Locations: Various around the North East

We provide a range of recreational, social and residential facilities for children and adults with disabilities, including full-time and respite care, day centre services and support for people to live independently.

Care for older people

Assisting at St. Catherine's

Locations: Newcastle / Sunderland

We have two nursing care homes for older people, providing professional nursing and residential care with specialist support for those with dementia care needs.

Office based

Location: Newcastle

To support our many and varied projects we employ a team of support staff based at our Head Office.