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How to get involved

Happy and contented children, educated in a culture that nurtures and values the importance of offering the best learning experiences for all babies and children.

Trustees/Professional Advisor

Volunteering as a trustee or professional advisor is a great way to put your skills to excellent use to help people in the local community, the kind of skills that would really benefit our organisation are HR, Finance, Legal (property law), Marketing and Events. But we would welcome expressions of interest from other areas too so if you think you could help our organisation to develop then please contact Claire Taylor on 0191 2267955 or email claire@footsteps.me.uk for further information.

Support our Organisation

Footsteps Children’s Services relies on the help of individuals and organisations to support the additional services that we offer, such as 1-1 work with children who have special educational needs. If you or your business would like to support the work of Footsteps Children’s Services through a fundraising activity please contact Claire Taylor on 0191 226 7955 or email claire@footsteps.me.uk

Working with Children and Families

Have you got what it takes to provide a fun, safe, caring place for children to grow, learn and shine?

Are you warm, friendly and compassionate?

Would you love your day to be filled with fun, play and learning? Yes?

Then you could be just what we are looking for. Come and share your skills, passion and personality with likeminded people.

Our current vacancies are:

Creche Workers 

£8.91 per hour

Various locations also with opportunities for staff cover across all of our settings.

Application for Employment

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Job Description Creche Assistant

For more information please contact 0191 226 7955


Leadership and Management

Do you have proven leadership and management skills?

Are you motivated by the positive difference you can make in the lives of children and families?

Would you love to work within a person centred team, where kindness and compassion are at the forefront of decision making?

Then our leadership team might be just the place for you, we welcome you to share your skills, passion and personality with likeminded people.

Our current vacancies are:

No Current Vacancies 



Help us fundraise with GoRaise

Footsteps Children’s Services Ltd has partnered up with GoRaise. It’s now easier than ever before for our members and other supporters to join us in fundraising. You can get free donations every time you shop online. It’s simple, it’s safe, and it doesn’t cost a penny. Once you’ve registered with GoRaise, every time you shop online at thousands of brilliant online retailers – including M&S, John Lewis, Argos, Ebay, Sports Direct, & Expedia – those retailers will donate a portion of what you spend to our cause, for free. So, how do you get started? Just go to our page at https://www.goraise.co.uk/footsteps/?refid=9705 and register for free today. Once you’ve done this, just make sure that you visit the GoRaise website and click your chosen retailer, from the list of over 3,000, each time you want to shop online. Whether you’re an individual or a company, please do sign up today, it will make a huge difference to us and we could raise £1000’s of extra funding every year just from donations generated by ordinary, everyday online shopping. Thanks for your help!


Our Trustees

Our trustees are all individuals who have a real passion for the business. Each one gives up their time and expertise in specific areas, for free, so that the company benefits as a whole.

Lisa Brady


Elizabeth Lowther


Alexandra Johnson


Paul Lofthouse


What our Trustees say