CA Northumberland

 

1 x part-time Legal Aid Agency Housing Supervisor/Litigator

1 x part-time Legal Aid Agency Housing Supervisor

Hours: part-time (to be agreed)

Salary: £23,935 - 32, 454pa pro rata (depending on qualifications & experience)

Closing date: 6 August 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 13 August 2018

 

 

We have 2 x part-time vacancies available in Northumberland  

Our Vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assured advice, information, advocacy, casework, legal representation and training.

Our Mission is to ensure that everyone who lives or works in Northumberland can access free, independent, confidential and impartial advice about their rights and responsibilities.

Citizens Advice Northumberland has been awarded a contract across Northumberland (North, West, Central and SE) for housing and debt cases, to start in September 2018.

In order to commence operations, we are seeking two experienced LAA standard Housing Supervisors, (one of whom should be a solicitor) - to establish our Housing Department. 

We need the person or persons to have good experience and working knowledge of social housing law, good experience of the Legal Aid portal and in particular dealing with disrepair claims. The roles will involve dealing with and supervising a broad range of Social Housing, Property, and Landlord and Tenant disputes. This will include possession proceedings, unlawful evictions, homelessness matters, property disputes and disrepair matters, as well as maintaining an active caseload, including litigation.  

The duties will include conducting our allocation of housing and debt matter starts and be proactive in commencing and conducting certificated cases for clients.  The successful candidate(s) will have experience in dealing with publicly funded matters and manage a caseload from internal Citizens Advice referrals and external stakeholders and to ensure this work meets quality all required standards. 

How to Apply: You must complete an application form. CV’s will not be considered. To request an application pack please contact Jane Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call on 07384 510724. Alternatively, please write, enclosing an A4 stamped addressed envelope, to: Jane Brown, Citizens Advice Northumberland, 89-91 Station Road, Ashington NE63 8RS

We are committed to equal opportunities.

Alzheimers Society logo

 

Department: Service Delivery

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 17.5 per week

Salary: £9,804.50 per annum (actual)

Based in the Ashington office

 

The Alzheimer’s Society currently has a vacancy for a Volunteering Officer in their Northumberland Team. They are looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to be responsible for the recruitment, induction and training of our volunteers. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and lead the volunteer recruitment across the locality. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies. You will be educated to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent or will have demonstrable relevant skills and experience to help us achieve our goals.

To find out more about the role, download a job description (which also includes the person specification) from: alzheimers.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/1552

For further information about the role you can also contact Helen Williams, Services Manager by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01670 813255.

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CA Northumberland

 

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,166pa pro rata

Closing date: Monday 23 July 2018

Interview date: Monday 30 July 2018

This a temporary post to provide maternity cover.  

 

Citizens Advice Northumberland is looking for an experienced and pro-active welfare benefits adviser to help deliver advice and casework services in SE Northumberland.    

You will need to demonstrate good communication skills and a commitment to the delivery of a high quality service. Ideally you will have recent and significant experience of providing welfare benefits advice to Advice Quality Standard.

We will consider applicants with advice experience who have the right skills and qualities and who are interested in developing their experience and skills in welfare benefits (at a salary to be negotiated)   

 

How to Apply

You must complete an application form. CV’s will not be considered.

To request an application pack please contact Jane Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or by telephone on 07384 510724 alternatively, please write, enclosing an A4 stamped addressed envelope to: Jane Brown,

Citizens Advice Northumberland,

89-91 Station Road,

Ashington NE63 8RS

 

Citizens Advice Northumberland is committed to equal opportunities.

Healthwatch

 

Healthwatch Northumberland is looking to recruit up to 4 lay people from communities across the county to its Board.

This is an exciting time to become involved in Healthwatch. As the landscape of health and social care continues to change, you will use your local knowledge to help us develop strategies to influence and work with commissioners and providers to improve the experiences and outcomes for adults, young people, children and communities who use health and social care services.

Interested?   Download an information pack and application form at https://bit.ly/2KMQyAi

For more information, contact Derry Nugent on: 03332 408468 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on 3 August 2018 , with interviews taking place on 21 August 2018

Carers Northumberland

 

 

Salary: £36,153 - £40,858

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Based at: Central Office, 107-109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm. July 27th 2018

Interviews are expected to be held on August 14th or August 15th 2018

 

Carers Northumberland is seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation.   The postholder will be creative and proactive in leading the continuous development of the charity and in delivering the Board’s vision through achievement of the Strategic Plan. Reporting to and supporting the Trustee Board you will facilitate good and effective professional working relationships with staff, trustees and stakeholders. As a leader, you will be able to develop the team to deliver innovative, effective services for carers in Northumberland.

You will be able to demonstrate a sound management background in the voluntary sector, understanding of the health and social care sector, and have the ability to develop effective external relationships, together with a knowledge of and commitment to carer issues, good interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, innovative approach to both the work and to colleagues. You must be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

To request an application pack please telephone 01670 320018 for hard copy, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request. For an informal chat, contact Sharon Spurling 01670 320021.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Reg. Charity no: 1122972

Cygnus

 

28 - 30 hours per week to be negotiated with successful candidate

£13,525 (£15,780 FTE)

Based in South East Northumberland

Fixed term funding until 31st January 2020

Closing Date: Monday 9th July at 9am

Interviews: Wednesday 11th July

 

Cygnus Support is looking to recruit an experienced, motivated and dynamic administrator to join the team. Cygnus Support is a vibrant charity with a strong reputation as a professional emotional wellbeing service, offering talking therapies, education and support to individuals across Northumberland. 

We pride ourselves on offering a professional service that is sensitive and engaging to the diverse needs of client groups, so our administrator will need to be outgoing and have a positive outlook. The role is comprehensive and varied and will require someone with a high degree of multitasking and time management capability.  As the administrator you will play an integral role across the service and will be key to the smooth running of the day to day activity, so attention to detail and an adaptability to all areas of the role are essential. 

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check. 

To request an application form please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , telephone 01670 853977 or write to Cygnus Support 1, Council Road, Ashington, NE63 8RZ.

As a small charity with limited resources we are only able to contact candidates who have been shortlisted  for interview

Fixed-term contract: 2 July - 15 October 2018
Salary: £2,701 total (equal to £19,000pa pro-rata) 
Application deadline: Monday 4 June (midnight) 

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to manage the recruitment, training, scheduling, coordination and evaluation of Volunteers for the 14th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 September 2018). Every year the Festival recruits a large team of volunteers without whom the Festival wouldn't be possible. BFMAF's Volunteer Team is the face of the Festival and undertake a range of vital tasks including stewarding exhibitions and film screenings, staffing information desks, supporting live music events as well as helping to gather audience feedback. 

We are seeking an organised and experienced person to work alongside the Festival team to ensure the smooth delivery of Volunteer activity, and an enjoyable and positive experience for all volunteers.  For further information, job description and how to apply, please click here.

Hours: 30 hours per week

Term: 12 month fixed term contract with the potential for extension subject to funding 

Salary: £27,668 pro rata

Clsing date: 5pm on Friday 22nd June 2018

 

Full Circle Food Project was established in 2013 and became a registered charity in 2014. We educate people living in Northumberland about growing food to eat, healthy eating on a budget; and supporting people to live healthier lives.  

We require a Project Manager who will work alongside our project worker and drive forward the development of the organisation. 

The role comprises of project management, partnership working, developing and managing contracts & funding awards, raising our profile and building relationships with external organisations, community development, as well as monitoring, evaluation and administration.  

For Further Information & an application pack, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BRIC logo

 

Location: Community Enterprise Centre, Blyth, Northumberland                            

Hours: 25 hours per week, fixed term post until Dec 31st 2018.

Salary: £13,000 per annum

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday 5th June 2018, 9am.

Interview Date: Tuesday 12th June 2018

 

We are looking for a reliable Office Administrator. They will undertake administrative tasks, ensuring the rest of the team has adequate support to work efficiently.

Further tasks include bookkeeping, coordinating education provision and supporting the team to generate income. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritising and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy.

The office administrator ensures smooth running of our company’s offices and contributes in driving sustainable growth.

Post could be extended, depending on further funding. Hours to be agreed between the successful applicant and CEO (On rare occasions, may need to accommodate some weekend and evening requirements).

 

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If you have any questions about this application, please email Tracy Machnicki on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.