Careers at Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust


We currently employ over 800 full and part-time staff at different locations in and around York, Hartlepool and London. We offer a range of careers and employment opportunities, including roles in administration, care, research, IT, communications, housing and finance.

Join us and receive a welcome bonus

We are urgently recruiting for a range of roles across JRHT care services. We're offering a £500 welcome bonus for care assistants, and a £1500 welcome bonus for nurses.

These roles offer flexible working patterns and are located at our sites in York, Horsforth, Scarborough and Hartlepool. If you are immediately available and want to make a real difference in your community, please search our current job vacancies.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.

Some facts about us

  • 100 years of history started by our founder Joseph Rowntree
  • 800 + people working together
  • Opportunities across a range of departments including care, housing and research
  • Fantastic benefits package
  • Located in York, Hartlepool, Scarborough, Leeds and London