Get real life work experience, with a real wage, and the qualifications you need to boost your career.
Our New Start Jobs provide real work experience in career start roles for people aged 25 and over.
Whether you’re looking for your first job, or you want to change your career path, New Start will get your foot in the door, giving you access to work experience, a wage and the qualifications to take your career path forwards.
Bernicia is leading a partnership with Your Homes Newcastle, Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, Changing Lives, Efficiency North and Karbon Homes, with all the roles exclusively available to tenants and customers of these organisations.
This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.
All positions are live from Friday December 10th 2021. To view available positions visit the New Start web page www.karbonhomes.co.uk/newstart
How to apply
Salary: £8.91 per hour, rising to £9.50 per hour from 1st April 2022
Fixed Term: 5 months
Hours: Up to 30 hours per week. Flexible working and part time will be available.
Experience: No experience necessary
Interview Date: 19th or 20th January 2022
Start Date: Tuesday 1st February 2022
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More than just a job
New Start roles offer much more than just a paid job for 5 months.
You will receive 121 support from an Employment Advisor during the recruitment process and during your fixed term role, so you get the most out of your experience and are ready to jump into your next role.
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19th & 20th January 2022: Recruitment Events
1st February 2022: Start Date
30th June 2022: End Date
What is the Community Renewal Fund?
The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. It aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business and supporting people into employment.
Find out more here
How much will I get paid?
You’ll be paid National Minimum Wage.
The current rates are:
£8.91 per hour, rising to £9.50 per hour from 1st April 2022
Are New Start roles available to anyone?
New Start roles are only open to customers of Bernicia, Your Homes Newcastle, Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, Changing Lives, Efficiency North and Karbon Homes.
Are there any events taking place where I can find out more?
Yes, you can meet employers and discuss the roles available at our recruitment events. They will be taking place on the following dates:
Newcastle (venue TBC) – Wednesday 19th January 2022, time tbc
Northumberland (venue TBC) – Thursday 20th January 2022, time tbc
You can book your place after you’ve met with one of our advisors.