Carers Northumberland



Salary: CNJ 27 £23,735 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2023

Location: Ashington, NE63 8RS

Deadline: 10am on Tuesday 6 April 2021

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 April 2021


Carers Northumberland are seeking to appoint a Carers into Work Advisor to work with the North of Tyne Combined Authority Project Team on an exciting programme to support carers with employment, training, or education.

The postholder will provide a flexible innovative approach to engagement and case management of working age carers with returning to work by providing support, advice, and guidance to address barriers and assist transition into sustainable work, training, or education.  The role will also support carers who are currently in employment and need support to either continue working or change their circumstances.

You must be able to develop effective external relationships, have a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, supportive approach to both the work and to colleagues. You must also have excellent organisational skills, good interpersonal skills and a be extremely competent in the use of IT.

The post will require travel throughout the North of Tyne area therefore it is essential that you are a car user.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Tuesday 6 April 2021. Interviews will be held on Friday 16 April 2021. Due to the current situation this is likely to be carried out remotely using one of the virtual meeting platforms.

To download an application pack please go to

The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request. For an informal chat about the role please contact Debra Blakey, Chief Executive Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will arrange a call back at a convenient time.

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


Reg. Charity no: 1122972


This post it funded by:

North of Tyne Combined Authority