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£23,685.56 per annum (pro-rata)

Permanent / Part time - 15 hours per week (Wednesday and Friday)

Hexham office, working flexibly throughout Northumberland

Closing date: 30th May (5.00pm)


£23,685.56 per annum

Permanent / Full time - 37 hours per week

Pegswood office, working flexibly throughout Northumberland

Closing date: 30th May (5.00pm)


Adapt (NE) is currently recruiting for two Independent Advocates – one based in Hexham and one based in Pegswood.

Training will be provided for the role. If you do not currently hold the Independent Advocacy Qualification you may be required to complete this. Personal development support will be provided.

The overall purpose is to provide Independent Advocacy, which supports flexible service delivery across the county. A professional, customer-focused attitude is essential.

This post provides statutory advocacy services to the public in relation to the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act, NHS Complaints Regulations 2009 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and their regulations and codes of practice. The post involves providing Independent Care Act Advocacy, General Advocacy, Mental Health Advocate, NHS Complaints Advocacy, Relevant Person Representative and 1.2 Representative roles and could include providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy.

For more information and application documents, visit:


Northumberland Community Bank





Full time–37.5 hours

Closing date: Monday, 10th June 2019 – Close of day

Location: Ashington, Northumberland



A unique opportunity has arisen for a professional and committed Operations Manager to develop and support the day to day running of a community bank. You will be at the heart of a small but ambitious team that is forward thinking and proud to work in the not for profit sector offering an ethical financial service.

To apply: Please send a CV with covering letter, detailing why this role appeals to you and what you would bring to the team, to:-

Lauren Langton, CEO at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR by post via Town Hall, Ashington, NE63 8RX.    

Applications close by Monday 10th June, 2019 with interviews scheduled for the same week. The anticipated start date is to be agreed but ideally would be Thursday 1st August, 2019.     A period of training and handover will be provided.

Download the job description. For any further information about the role or if you would like an informal chat, get in touch.

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Hours per week: Two part-time roles (fixed term from May 2019 until February 2020):

  • 1 post x 16 hrs per week

  • 1 post x 24 hrs per week

Location: The Round House, Ashington

Salary: £8.50 p/h


About the role:

The purpose of this role is to ensure efficient and effective business support and corporate administrative services to Age UK Northumberland.  You will be responsible for delivering effective and efficient customer and facilities services.

We are looking for applicants who have experience in similar positions elsewhere and it is essential that you have strong communication skills.

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17.5 hours a week for 3 years

£21,840 pro rata

Closing date 12noon – 28 May 2019


North Northumberland Voluntary Forum has been awarded some funding from the Big Lottery to make connections to increase wellbeing and good mental health in north Northumberland. Working collaboratively and with an office base in Berwick, the post-holder will operate within the north with two aspects to the work:

  • Identifying schemes and groups where wellbeing is being enhanced, making connections between them and encouraging development of new groups, preferably sustainably, and on an asset based community development basis
  • Providing individual, family and carer support and direction to available wellbeing projects, liaison with statutory and commissioned and other services.

There will be some evening and weekend work and support will be provided through a Steering group and with individual supervision.

This is a new post and a new role and some flexibility will be required as the project develops.

For a job description, person specification and further information, contact Jan Casson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Fiona Calder (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view and 01289 304141) or Jane Pannell (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and - 01289 388321)


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Rate of Pay is £7.56 - £8.10 per hour (depending on experience)

Permanent and Casual Contracts Available (flexible working)


Wecan is a registered charity supporting children, young people and adults with additional needs aged 6 to 30 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 term time Saturday Clubs and school holidays.

Experience of working with children and young people and an NVQ (or equivalent) in a Childcare related subject is desirable but not essential as training is provided.   As staff have the opportunity to work on a permanent or casual basis, the following hours are available (not all of these hours/shifts have to be worked):

  • Term Time Saturdays – 10.45am to 2.15pm, with option to work for our Adult Service until 6pm.
  • Easter Holidays and Half Term Holidays (Feb, May & Oct) – one day each week 9.30am to 3.30pm
  • Summer Holidays – three days per week for five weeks – 9.30am to 3.30pm

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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