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We are committed to continually assessing our recruitment procedures and practices to remove barriers to employment for under-represented groups, and to make sure we continue to recruit within the law and according to best practice.

YHN is a member of the of the Disability Confident Scheme which recognises our commitment to successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with long term health conditions. If a disabled applicant meets the essential criteria for the job, they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Check out our frequently asked questions below for advice on applying for a job at Your Homes Newcastle.

 
  • Why work for YHN?

    We are committed to making YHN a great place to work, so as well as competitive salaries we offer a range of benefits to all of our staff.

    • Work life balance We are committed to introducing policies that will enable employees to achieve a balance between work and caring or family responsibilities; benefiting both us and you! Our vacancies are open to Job Share applicants, although there may be rare occasions where this is not deemed appropriate for the role being advertise
    • Pension scheme We have a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) scheme which you can join as soon as you start with us. The contribution figures change each year and are currently between 5.5% and 7.5% of your pay.
    • Annual leave We offer very generous leave entitlement that takes account of previous service at YHN or continuous service from certain other employers, leading to a maximum of 28 days leave per year in addition to Public Holiday entitlement.
    • Flexi time Our flexi system aims to allow flexible working. With no core times, you can work at any time during office opening hours (typically 07.00 until 19.00, subject to business needs). Once you have worked your contracted weekly hours, any additional time worked can be taken as ‘flexi’ time.  Where possible flexi time can be used to take a little extra time off work, or to enable you to start a little later or finish earlier. You can also use your time to take up to 2 days flexi leave in any 4 week period.
    • Development We have a training team dedicated to developing programs that will help you both personally and professionally. When you join us, you will take part in an induction program and will also be enrolled in various training programs that we run throughout the year.
    • Continuous service When joining YHN, if you qualify for continuous service, any time you spent with a local authority organisation or any other organisation covered by the Modification Order, continuous service will be added to your time in employment with us.
    • Employee Benefits Schemes We have a whole host of benefits available in addition to the above including our Bike to Work Scheme, Child Care Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programme, Car Lease Scheme.
    • Staff Network Groups Our Staff Network Groups ensure staff can discuss any issues which may affect them in a safe and welcoming environment and  ensure equality issues are embedded and included within YHN’s policies and procedures. We currently have groups including the LGBT Staff Network Group, Multicultural Staff Network Group and Disabled Staff Network Group.
  • How do I apply for a job at YHN?

    All our vacancies are advertised on the North East Jobs recruitment portal North East Jobs You can view our advertised vacancies by clicking on the list of employers on the home page of the North East Jobs website and by selecting Your Homes Newcastle.

    If you are unable to submit an online application form please contact us on 0191 211 6548 or on email address yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

  • Application advice

    Click here to read YHN's applicant guidance.
  • Recruitment of ex-offenders

  • Dignity at work Policy

    Click here to read YHN's Dignity at work policy
  • Equality and Diversity at YHN

    Click here to find out more about Equality and Diversity at YHN