GWSY Careers

Working with Groundwork offers our staff the opportunity to gain a unique breadth of experience - whether they are just beginning their career or seeking a new role to develop it further.

Many of our senior managers began their careers as volunteers or entry-level project staff. By providing a range of continuous professional development opportunities at the local, regional and national level we are able to recruit and retain the very best.

"Groundwork offers huge employee benefits – not just in the traditional sense, but also through knowing that your work, whatever part you play, is helping to make a real difference."

We employ quite a unique range of staff - landscape architects, project managers, youth workers, environmental advisers and community workers for example. Plus finance managers, HR experts, marketeers and policy thinkers. It makes us a stimulating place to work - and means you will definitely be exposed to new sets of skills and experiences.

We can help you take control of your career.


Current Vacancies


Job Title:   Temporary Community Engagement Coach – Lottery & European Social Fund, Funded, Building Better Opportunities Programme – Doing Good Business

Purpose of Job:    To engage and work with a diverse caseload of unemployed adults, most of which are are 50+ in age range and may have a range of barriers to finding employment e.g long term health problems, disabilities, skills and confidence etc. The majority of clients will be people who are not already engaged in a support provision. The role will involve coaching them with all aspects of their self-development, education, employment, enterprise and training needs.

Salary:                 £23,000 - £26,000 depending on experience

Contract Duration:  Initial 4 weeks temporary contract to cover a period of absence. May be extended subject to requirements.

Hours:                37 hours per week, Monday–Friday, also to include occasional evening and weekend work as and when required.

Location:           Outreach locations throughout the Sheffield City Region. (Primarily Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley & Rotherham).

Job Ref:              BBO2017

Deadline:            Friday 29th September, 5pm. 

Interviews:          w/c 2nd October 

**The Job Description and Person Specification can be read here

**Application Form - can be downloaded here

(Please click on "here" above to download the documents)

Any questions about this role, please contact Lahari Parchuri  - 0114 263 6420 or email


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