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: Community Enabler - fixed term contract till 31st December (possible extension, subject to funding)

Purpose of the job:

Groundwork South Yorkshire and Tesco Bags of Help are working together in South Yorkshire to enable assist local community groups in accessing funds through their bags of help funding scheme.  Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Groundwork is seeking to recruit a part time Community Enabler, to help promote and manage the application process to the scheme.

Closing date: 31st August 2018, 5pm.  

Hours: 22.5 Hours per week (flexible working including occasional evening and weekend working will be required) 

Salary: £21,000 per annum, pro rata plus an employers pension contribution of 4%.

Additional documents: Job Description/Person Spec/Application Form

How to apply: 

If you would prefer to discuss this opportunity informally please contact Cleo Metcalf, Employment Skills & Training Director on Tel: 0114 2636420/ 07545 926701, Email:  or Lahari Parchuri, Tel: 0114 2636420, Email:

Please return completed application forms by (post or email) to;

Cleo Metcalf, Employment Skills & Training Director 


Groundwork South Yorkshire, The Nursery, Siemens Close, Tinsley, S9 1UN


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