Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent dependent on funding

Salary: £23,685

Based in Hexham with travel across Northumberland

Closing date: midnight on Wednesday 12 June 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 21 June in Hexham


Could this be you?

  • Are you passionate about improving local NHS and social care services?
  • Do you enjoy talking to people and listening to their experiences?
  • Do you write and present in an engaging and insightful way?

Healthwatch Northumberland is the independent champion for health and social care across the county. By joining Healthwatch Northumberland’s skilled and enthusiastic team you will have the opportunity to use your communication skills to give a voice to people who use those services, influence positive change to services and help meet the health and social care needs of our communities.  

Have a look at our website - to see more about what we do and to download the application form, job description and other information.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role and Healthwatch Northumberland, contact Derry Nugent, Project Coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 03332 408468.

CA Northumberland


Salary: £23,629 pa (pro rata)

Contract Type: Contract / Temporary

Hours: 24 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 6th June 2019 - 9.00am

Location: Ashington

Funded until 30th September 2021 (Subject to confirmation of extended funding)


Citizens Advice Northumberland offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free. We give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.  We help with everything from money issues to problems at work, housing to consumer rights.

The Bridge Project brings together Partners and Agencies in Northumberland to improve people’s lives, create opportunities and make a positive contribution to Northumberland communities and the regional economy.  

Citizens Advice Northumberland is looking for an experienced adviser to provide advice and some casework in all aspects of money management and in particular welfare benefits to clients referred to the Citizens Advice service through the Bridge Project.

Applying for the job: To find out more about the role and to request an application pack, contact Rachel Turnbull on 07739660896 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit


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WECAN new compressed


£7.56 to £8.10 per hour (depending on experience)

19.5 hours over 3 days per week, for 5 weeks

Closing date: 17th June 2019


Are you looking for work during the summer holidays? WECAN requires Support Workers (Age 16+) for their Annual Summer Scheme

Wecan is a registered charity supporting children and young people with additional needs aged 6 to 19 years. They are currently recruiting Support Workers to support children and young people to access a wide range of leisure activities and local events during their forthcoming annual Summer Scheme.

Experience of working with children and young people with additional needs is desirable but not essential.

For more information or to request an application pack, please contact: Hayley Armstrong, Service Manager on 07741 480188 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Hours: 30 hours week, increasing to 37hrs

Salary: £16,495.00 p.a. (pro rata)

Contract: Fixed term contract funded through ESIF Building Better Opportunities Fund until September 2021

Closing date: Monday 10th June 2019

Interview date: Thursday 20th June 2019


Northumberland CVA is a partner in the Bridge Project which is part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme, funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund.  The Bridge Project aims to help those who experience multiple barriers to work in finding a job or being in a better place to look for work. Bridge is a partnership between Northumberland County Council (NCC) and a number of voluntary organisations in Northumberland.

Our Supported Volunteering Project and Bridge Connectors Project form part of the wider Bridge Project.

We are seeking a Project Worker, to provide support to our Project Co-ordinators. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working, will be multi skilled, have excellent organisational and IT skills, experience of working with people with multiple barriers and volunteers and be able to work under pressure. The post-holder should be flexible in their approach and prepared to travel throughout Northumberland. The post is subject to a full DBS check.

Application forms, a person specification and welcome pack can be downloaded below:


The closing date is Monday 10th June 2019, with interviews taking place on Thursday 20th June 2019.  Applicants who have not heard by this date have been unsuccessful.


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Salary: NJC Point 23, £26,999

2 Year fixed term contract / 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 10 June 2019


Due to successfully securing funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are recruiting a Community Builder to support our asset-based approach to supporting and developing communities.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and pro-active individual, with knowledge of asset-based approaches to community development, to engage, signpost and bring together communities.

Alongside a great working environment and the opportunity to work on a project that delivers real benefits to the local community, we offer flexible working arrangements, contributory pension scheme, and a generous mileage allowance.

To apply please download the application pack below or request a pack by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephoning 01670 858688.

Applications should be returned to Northumberland CVA by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to:

Northumberland CVA, 107 & 109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS

The deadline for applications is 10 June 2019 with interviews due to take place on Monday 17 June 2019.


Download the application documents:


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