New Start

New Start

Looking for a new start? We've got just the thing!

New Start roles are only open to customers of Your Homes Newcastle, Karbon Homes, Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, Changing Lives, Efficiency North and Bernicia


Our New Start jobs provide paid placements 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 roles that give a real wage and the qualifications to take your career path forwards. 

New Start is a partnership between Your Homes Newcastle, Karbon Homes, Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, Changing Lives, Efficiency North and Bernicia.

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

Interested to know more, and be ready when roles are released? Contact us now! 

Our Employability Team can be reached by email to or by phone to 07814 753 088.

Roles available

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How to apply

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Job details

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 

End date: Thursday 30 June 2022


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 of your experience and are ready to jump into your next role. 

Pre-recruitment support 

You'll also receive 121 advice and support from a qualified Employment Advisor to explore the right role for you, and to give you interview prep support.  

They can help break down any barriers or concerns regarding applying for the roles, such as childcare, travel, confidence. 

In work support 

You'll have a dedicated New Start Advisor  

Development days will also cover things such as: skills matching, real time feedback from managers, job searching/ horizon scanning.  

Qualification – you will have the opportunity to undertake a free qualification linked to your job role, and your career aspirations. You will be given the time and support to complete this role during your 5 months.  


What is the Community Renewal Fund?

The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This 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.


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