Join the NTCA Team

Our people work hard, there’s no doubt about that. Whether they’re delivering our programmes and projects or working behind-the-scenes to make us efficient and effective – our team is the best we can be. So, what we offer you as a potential member of staff is important.

Our values run through everything we do; we don’t just talk about the values we’re actually living them in our behaviours. This is impacts on our culture, our relationships with each other and the delivery of our vision.

Our vision is of a dynamic and more inclusive economy, one that brings together people and opportunities to create vibrant communities and a high quality of life, narrowing inequalities and ensuring that all residents have a stake in our region’s future.

We are a public sector organisation and proud of that – all of our people want to make a difference to our residents, our businesses and our communities. We genuinely respect our Mayor and Cabinet and their leadership, and they play an active role, working with the team and getting the best outcomes for our residents.

We’re committed to looking after you personally, as well as taking good care of your career. We want to ensure that whatever you’re doing at North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA), you’re in a positive, safe, healthy environment. We want each and every one of our employees to be able to thrive, develop and work to the best of their abilities.

Life can be busy and unpredictable. So, we’ll try to be as flexible around yours as we can. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements such as job shares, term-time arrangements, compressed hours and our flexible leave policy.  If you’re looking for a flexible approach to work, we operate on a hybrid model, so this could be the place for you. If you’re looking to relocate here, then that’s great too. By coming to work in the North of Tyne, you can enjoy a fulfilling job as well as a great quality of life, with some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside and beaches on your doorstep.

It’s never too early – or too late – to save for your future. We believe in rewarding people for their productivity, so everyone at NTCA gets automatic enrolment into the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme.

We focus on outcomes and the delivery of your objectives, so you’ll have flexible leave in addition to your entitled leave of 25 or 30 days plus bank holidays. We include non-Christian holidays and we’ll actively encourage you to have a great work-life-balance, with your wellbeing at its heart.

At NTCA, we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our team, our mission, and our residents. NTCA is proud to embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

NTCA are known for hiring positive people and respecting their capability over experience – we’ll invest in you and your career as you’ll invest in our communities so we are an organisation that’s ready for the future by creating the culture and environment that supports all employees to understand, embody and deliver the organisation’s mission for the people of the North of Tyne. Why not apply and join us?


Current Vacancies

Programme Officer (Digital and IT)

To help us achieve our mission, and to continually be smarter, quicker and more efficient in how we respond to the needs of our residents and businesses, we are embarking on a programme of digital transformation.  The Programme Officer role will help us deliver our digital transformation programme, working across different teams to design, test and implement software and applications which solve business problems, such as automating workflows, connecting data sources or increasing accessibility to key documents.

You’ll have a keen eye for detail, be comfortable navigating digital platforms, keep up with the latest technological trends, and be willing to continue to learn as teams and the organisation evolve.

You’ll be comfortable working with as part of a team and on your own, coordinating activities throughout the full project lifecycle and managing your workload against competing priorities. Experience of using Microsoft Power Platforms within a business setting would be great!

Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment helping to improve the way we use technology to create a dynamic and more inclusive economy across Newcastle, Northumberland, and North Tyneside?

Are you a proactive and dynamic self-starter who thrives on solving problems by generating ideas and ‘getting stuff done’?  Then this might just be the perfect job for you.

Find out more here.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 14 December 2022
Interviews will be held week commencing 19 December 2022 or 2 January 2023.

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