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Why Work At 鶹?

The 鶹 Foundation employs over 1000 people here in the North East. All with a diverse range of backgrounds, skills and education; United with the drive and compassion to provide the highest quality of service, care and support for people with disabilities in our region.

We’re the leading disability organisation in Tyne and Wear, and you’d be joining a team where you can have real impact. As a 鶹 employee you get our full support, training opportunities, learning and development and commitment to your wellbeing.

Our Benefits

Our people are our most important assets. We value the hard work, commitment and passion of our colleagues, and so we want to offer the best benefits for you.

CPD training and development

A minimum of 22 days paid holiday plus bank holidays rising to 27 days paid holidays after 5 years’ service

Auto-enrolment onto our People’s Pension with 3%-5% matched from us

Phab Rewards – discounts and savings with various retailers such as Sainsbury’s, Asda, B&Q, Next, Argos and Carphone Warehouse

Cycle to work scheme

Life Assurance providing protection for your family and dependants

Generous occupational sick pay, increasing each year of employment to a maximum of 5 months full and 5 months half pay after 5 years’ service

Occupational health support, physiotherapy support and a mental health and wellbeing clinic

Values Led Employer

We Inspire Others

We Work Together

We Continually Seek to Improve

We Do The Right Thing

People Are At The Heart of Everything We Do

Our Amazing Staff

Over 1100 staff support over 650 members every week.

From teachers, to support workers, and therapists to nurses – our team is broad and diverse. We have plenty of roles to suit a range of skills.

Disability Confident Employer

Here at 鶹, we believe that our workforce should reflect the full depth that human diversity has to offer and that includes all the skills and talent that disabled people can bring to the table. With 18% of the UK working-age population being defined as disabled, we’re committed to playing a leading role in changing the culture and attitudes towards hiring disabled employees.

We welcome applications from all disabilities, ages, ethnicities, religions, sexualities, genders and cultural backgrounds.

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View Our Vacancies

Check all our current vacancies within the 鶹 Foundation family. If you don’t see the perfect role for you please send your CV to and one of the team will be in touch.

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Looking to volunteer?

Whether it is volunteering at one of our fundraising events or placing collection tins in your local area, if you have a few hours to spare, you can make a real difference to the lives of the disabled people we care for.

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