Salary: £14- £16 per hour, depending on qualification and experience

Hours: 20 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term until end of January 2024

Location: Newsham and New Delaval

Deadline: 31st December 2021


Newsham and New Delaval Youth Forum, a youth charity that has been established since 2011 and has been providing youth intervention activities through centre based and detached sessions, are looking to employ an experienced Senior Youth Worker.

The role of the worker will consist of being responsible for all aspects relating to delivery, as well as managing the administration and fundraising of the organisation.


Candidate requirements

  • Experience of working with young people in either a detached or centre based provision
  • Completed level 3 and above, youth work qualification
  • Experience of managing a small team of workers
  • Experience of submitting funding applications and managing the funding strategy and administration of the organisation.
  • Ability to work flexibly and manage time effectively.


Details relating to the post

Job title: Senior Youth Worker

Hours of work: 20 hours per week

Rate per hour £14- £16 per hour depending on qualification and experience

Responsible to the Trustees of the Organisation

Fixed term contract: until end of January 2024

Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Vetting


To apply

For an application form can you please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 01670 351356 for further information.








Salary: £30,451 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed until June 2023

Location: Based in Ashington with travel across the county

Closing date:  Midnight Sunday 19th December 2021

Interviews: Week commencing  10th January 2022


Bridge Northumberland  is part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery.  Bridge Northumberland 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.

We are seeking a Bridge Worker Lead, with successful and relevant experience of supporting the operational delivery of an Employability Project, to work closely with the CEO and Partnership and Performance Manager, driving performance to agreed targets and quality standards, ensuring underperformance is reported accurately and efficiently.  The successful candidate will co-ordinate processes for referral within agreed timescales, reporting to CEO and Partnership and Performance Manager on regular non-compliance and advising on improvements.

It is important that the successful candidate can work co-operatively and productively with Bridge partners to communicate changes in programme eligibility and compliance, ensuring that information is communicated accurately.

Application documents can be downloaded below:

To apply for this job, please email your completed application documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the deadline: Midnight on 19th December 2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 10th January.  Applicants who have not heard by that week have been unsuccessful.









Are you passionate about helping older people get the most out of later life?


We have an exciting opportunity for a new Trustee with HR experience to join our friendly and supportive Board of Trustees on the next phase of our journey.

Age UK Northumberland is a local independent charity that exists to enable our older people to live their best life through the provision of advice and support services and care in the home. Our teams are passionate about making a difference to the lives of each and every client by tailoring our services to fit their individual needs.

As with so many charities, we have experienced a difficult 18-months, however the one thing that remains a constant is the tremendous commitment and passion of our employees and volunteers.

Download the role description.

If you would like to find out more about this important appointment, then please do get in touch on 01670 784800 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..












We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to join our Trustee Board – to help us to develop and implement a clear strategy for the future.


About Cygnus Support:

As a local charity we are dedicated to improving the mental health & emotional wellbeing of people across Northumberland. Our mission is to empower people to improve their lives by providing counselling, education, and support in their local community.


About the Trustee role:

As a Cygnus Trustee you will attend board meetings every 6 - 8 weeks (currently online but may require in person in Northumberland in the future) to discuss progress against plans, consider outlook, and support the Team - ensuring that Cygnus delivers the strongest possible service to those who need us most.

Our Ideal Candidate will have a passion for improving mental health support for local communities.

Experience in the following areas would also be beneficial, adding to the skillset already within the organisation and helping to bring a diversity of knowledge and ideas to the wider board and organisational discussions.

  • Fundraising
  • Commissioning
  • Marketing
  • Online service delivery


What difference will you make:

At a time when mental health and wellbeing support services are stretched, across both Public and Private sectors - we have an opportunity to develop services to close gaps in provision and reduce waiting times. By giving your time, energy, skills, and experience – you can play a key role in improving people’s lives.


If you would like to find out more, then please contact Gill Fraser, our Chair of Trustees, on 07745 155070 for an informal chat.  To request an application pack please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A current DBS certificate will be required, and references will be taken up prior to appointment.

Many thanks for your interest,

The Trustee Board









Salary: Starting at £24,982 

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Location: Northumberland with possible travel between centres

Deadline: Midnight on 6th December 2021



The successful candidate will be based with the Employability Team of the Learning and Skills Service, working alongside employability and curriculum programme staff including Employment Coaches, Business Advisers, Tutors and with other Council services supporting residents to take up employment and training opportunities.

The primary function of the Employment and Skills Trainer will be to work with the Employment Coaches and/or Employers, promoting training and identifying the training needs of Learners and/or the needs of Employers. You will be responsible for creating and delivering training; assessing against relevant criteria on accredited qualification delivery; evaluating outcomes; providing follow-up support to learners; administration and continuous improvement of training. You will use a variety of training skills and activities in line with contract needs to engage and empower learners focussing on their transferable skills to progress them to achieve sustainable employment. You will support a personal caseload of learners and contribute to the wider team performance objectives.

Courses delivered will be to unemployed residents and may include (but not be limited to) digital employability support, health and wellbeing sessions, mock interview preparation, CV creation etc. You will use a variety of training skills and activities to engage and empower learners linking your sessions to emerging employment opportunities across Northumberland that will progress learners to achieve sustainable employment. It is imperative that you have a good understanding and knowledge of Northumberland, along with knowledge of vocational sectors, employment programme requirements and relevant legislation. You will provide regular feedback to curriculum and employment programme staff when required and will contribute to the services QIP and SAR.

We are looking to appoint an individual who can demonstrate significant teaching and coaching experience working with clients who have barriers to employment and who can move away from traditional direct delivery mechanisms to deliver remotely, therefore, you should be confident delivering to an audience virtually and face to face. A willingness to travel locally (e.g. to deliver training/courses/meet Learners/Employers) is essential, as is an interest in people and the ability to act as a peer and mentor to leaners and colleagues.

We are offering: 

  • A starting salary of £24,982 (Salary range is £24,982 - £27,741)

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

  • Flexible working arrangements

If you would like an informal discussion about the role and expectations, please call Rachel Druce on 01670 623892 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Previous applicants need not reapply.

Download the job description and person specification.  Further details can be found on the Northumberland County Council jobs site.

Please note that this is a full time position but applications on a secondment or part time basis would be considered for the right applicant.