Get real life work experience, with a real wage, and the qualifications you need to boost your career.

Karbon Homes has launched New Start jobs providing real work experience in career starter 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 real-life work experience with a real wage and the qualifications to take your career path forwards. 

You do not need to be unemployed, or on Universal Credit etc. These are perfect roles for people on zero-hour contracts, agency workers, or those who would love to make a career change.

New Start is a partnership between Karbon Homes, Your Homes NewcastleNorthumberland County CouncilNorth Tyneside CouncilChanging Lives and Bernicia.

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

Many of the roles are accessible via public transport and this is something our advisors can explore with you; and we also having support funds to help with things like transport costs.

Here’s some information you’ll want to know

  • Salary: £8.91 per hour
  • Fixed Term: 5 months
  • Hours: Up to 30 hours per week. Flexible working and part-time will be available.
  • Experience: No experience is necessary
  • Interview Date: 19th or 20th January 2022
  • Start Date: Tuesday 1st February 2022

If you’re interested, please email us at

A list of all the jobs is available here: