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.