Community Centre Assistant

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 2 November, 2020 - 17:00
South Tyneside
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Groundwork South and North Tyneside



Community Centre Assistants- Mornings and Evenings


£16,777 per annum pro rata


20 hours per week. Standard Terms and Conditions apply


South Tyneside

Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for 25 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes:

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high-quality delivery.

Marsden Road Health and Wellbeing Centre is a multi-use building that is adjacent to Marsden Road Health Centre. The provision at the Centre encompasses a number of areas including (but not limited to); community events, community charity shop, health activities, programmes and initiatives, the environment and Community group support.  We are currently recruiting two Community Centre Assistants, one to work mornings and one to work evenings.The post holders will support the day to day running of Marsden Road Health and Wellbeing Centre and will be responsible for administration tasks, updating and responding to social media posts, community engagement work, meeting and greeting visitors to the Centre, setting up rooms for meetings/functions, setting up the sports hall for activities/bookings and responding to general enquiries. There is also an element of housekeeping/cleaning required. Receiving donations from members of the public and then sorting and pricing stock. Some of the work will be desk based and involves using a PC and telephone.

The post holders are key to ensuring the relationships between all centre users and occupants are maintained and are positive. A major part of these roles are to support the work of the Programme Lead who is responsible for engaging the wider community of the surrounding area to make the centre’s offer relevant and attractive to the community it serves.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment, we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

When applying through our website, please choose either morning or evening role and specify on your Application, which position you are applying for.

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interview Date: Monday 9th November 2020