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Alan Shearer Centre – Relief Recreation Assistant

Salary: £12.30 per hour

Closing date: 31 March 2024. 

Location: West Denton,  Newcastle. 

Calling all students!

Are you looking for a rewarding role to supplement your studies? If so, we are looking to recruit a creative, friendly person 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 the 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.

Please note – This is a relief role engaging staff on an ‘as and when’ required basis.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, apply today by sending your CV 

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
  • Refer a friend scheme bonus of £1000
  • Tech scheme
  • Free staff counselling service
  • Blue Light discount offering shopping discounts on thousands of stores
  • Charity workers’ discount
  • Free life assurance

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.