Our aims and objectives, impact on the ground and how we operate within a federation of charities.
The main themes of our work and some of our most important initiatives
What we can do for the wide range of people and organisations that we work with.
Find out the latest about how we're changing places and lives.
Further your career or help us make a difference.
How to get in touch with our team
We employ a unique range of specialist staff. These include:
Community development workers and project
officers – enthusiastic, patient and creative, they work
closely with individuals and community groups to make change
Landscape architects – Groundwork nationally is
the largest employer of landscape architects in the UK. Our
landscape architects combine design expertise with a real passion
for making a difference. All of our Landscape Architects hold
Contracts workers – highly experienced in a
wide range of hard and soft construction skills. Their work also
covers maintenance and conservation projects. Our Contracts workers
are also keen to pass on their skills by providing work placements
and by supporting our employment and training programmes.
Employment & training specialists – skilled
at dealing with the ‘hard to reach’ they strive to motivate those
we work with and take them on a journey towards employment. All of
our accredited trainers are members of the Institute for
Education workers – taking our work into
schools, they have the skills to work with children and understand
the language and aims of the national curriculum.
Business advisors – technical specialists who
know what’s important to businesses. They bridge the gap between
the aims of environmental policy and the realities of local
enterprise, cutting carbon and saving money. Our Business Advisors
are IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment)
registered auditors at Associate level or above. This demonstrates
that Advisors have a good appreciation of environmental issues and
are competent in auditing techniques.
Youth workers – working to get the most from
young people, whether that’s helping them to be included in the
decision making process or developing their skills and
Corporate Services team – supporting our
organisation and our project delivery staff, our Corporate Services
team includes Finance, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Quality
& Evaluation, Health & Safety, Reception and Facilities