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Our award-winning apprenticeship programme offers great pay in a variety of inspiring roles. You will have support to achieve an industry-recognised qualification. There are also opportunities for a permanent job at the end.

We advertise our apprenticeships on a regular basis. Search to see if we're currently recruiting.

GCSE qualifications for our customers

We want to support our customers' independence and aspirations. We feel strongly that by employing our own customers, we are giving something back and offering you the chance to succeed. If you are looking for a career change, want to get back into employment, or looking for your first steps on the career ladder, we can help.

GCSE and A Level qualifications for everyone

Get lots of paid work experience and be a valued team member. You will also achieve a fully funded industry recognised qualification. And don't worry; you will have study time too. Open to all ages.

Higher or degree level qualifications

These level four to seven qualifications are open to everyone. Join an award winning programme and say goodbye to university or college debt. We'll cover the costs whilst you earn a salary.

A range of qualifications to suit your goals. Level 2 (GCSE’s A-C grades), Level 3 (A levels) and up to Level 4-7 (BTech, NVQ’s and Degree level).

We offer apprenticeships across our organisation. This includes customer service, healthcare, business leadership and management, chartered surveying, procurement, marketing and more.

Reasons to join our award winning apprenticeship programme

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We want you to be yourself

It's your personal qualities that count over any experience


We're award winning

We're the top large North East employer for apprentices

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It's not just making cuppas...

You’ll be involved in all areas of your role along with lots of support and training from us

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Awards and benefits

We offer apprentices the same annual awards, bonuses and benefits as permanent colleagues.

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We're hiring

We're recruiting now, so check out our latest vacancies to find the perfect job for you.

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Brilliant work deserves brilliant rewards

From competitive salaries, to flexible working options, time off for volunteering to helping you reach your career goals...we’ve got you covered.

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Great things happen when we can be ourselves at work

We want all colleagues and customers to feel they can be who they are, without any fear of prejudice, discrimination or injustice - we want everyone to be themselves and feel part of a great community, working together with a common purpose.

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Applying for a job with us

Let us take you through our application process. From CV and cover letter guidance to booking an interview slot, we're here to help.

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