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Salary: £25,972 per annum

Hours: 37 hours a week

Closing date: 12.00 on 12 February 2020

Interviews: 20 February 2020


Connected Voice is looking for a proactive, dynamic and agile person to join our high performing Support and Development Team. The role will involve directly supporting and developing community groups, charities and social enterprises, primarily in Gateshead. You will develop and enable partnerships between organisations based on common themes.    

Alongside Gateshead Council, you will also support organisations with help around funding, governance, legal structures, policies and procedures, and organisational development.

You will understand the community sector, particularly small to medium-sized organisations. This is a unique opportunity to help our local community sector become more resilient and sustainable for the future. 

Your base will be in Newcastle city centre and you will work directly with community groups and organisations.

You can download an application pack from (Please note that CVs will not be accepted and previous applicants need not apply).

Previous applicants need not apply.

Connected Voice is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered charity:               1125877

Company registration:        6681475

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BRIC Blyth is a small charitable organisation that has been providing employment support and education to our local community for over 30 years.  We have built a reputation within the locality as an organisation that delivers what it promises.  The services and activities BRIC provides are in direct response to the needs of our centre users and the local community, and through partnership work with other local organisations, we are able to provide a wide range of services.

The board of directors of the company are also trustees of the charity.  To help us grow we need experienced members of the public to join our Board.  During this challenging time we are looking for people to join the Board to help us develop and move forward.  We would welcome applicants with a wide range of skills and from a variety of backgrounds.  Knowledge of education, funding and employability would be a great asset.

Board meetings are held monthly at the Blyth Community Enterprise Centre, Ridley Street, Blyth, NE24 3AG.

The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of BRIC and guides and supports the Centre Manager and her staff.

To find out more about joining the Board, please contact Sharron Fawcett on 01670 542845 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Salary: £23,500 per annum

Hours: Full time 37 hours,

Contract: Fixed Term until October 2022

Location: Post 1 based in North Shields, Post 2 based in Byker, Post 3 based in Ashington

Closing date for applications: 10th February

Interview date(s): 19th & 20th February


North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, Newcastle Carers and Carers Northumberland are each seeking to appoint a Carers into Work Advisor to work with the North of Tyne Combined Authority Project Team on an exciting new programme to support carers back into work, training or education.

The postholders will provide a flexible innovative approach to engagement and case management of working age carers who are unemployed, providing support, advice and guidance to address barriers and assist transition into sustainable work, training or education.

You must be able to develop effective external relationships, have 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 also have excellent organisational skills, good interpersonal skills and a be competent in the use of IT.

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

The posts are funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority and is fixed term until 31 October 2022.

Closing date for applications: 10th February.  Interview date(s): 19th & 20th February.  To apply please go to and please specify on the application form which of the three posts you want to be considered for.

Please note that if you have not been contacted by 17th February you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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Salary: £18,000

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract: Fixed post until 31st August 2020, funded by Big Lottery Community Fund and ESF for the Bridge project. Continuation after this period will be subject to funding.

Location: Blyth Community Enterprise Centre, Blyth, Northumberland


The main purpose of this post is to support the Centre Manager and Bridge partnership in planning and delivering IT provision to Bridge beneficiaries, throughout Northumberland in response to needs identified.

The Bridge Project is part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the National Lottery Community Fund. It is a partnership between Northumberland County Council (NCC) and a number of voluntary organisations in Northumberland that aims to help those who experience multiple barriers to work in finding a job or being in a better place to look for work.

Download the Job Description. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Sharron Fawcett on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Escape Family Support Ltd. is a small charity based in Ashington which provides support across Northumberland to families and carers affected by the addiction of a loved one to alcohol and/or drugs. You can read more about their activities in their latest annual report.

The organisation is flexible in terms of the skills and attributes people might bring to the role. We welcome diversity and could make good use of a wide range of skills including for example: company secretary, general management, marketing/ communications/public relations, social care and support – Adults and Young People, HR, IT, administration, minute taking, volunteering, fundraising, finance/accountancy and legal etc.

Candidates may have hands-on, academic or management experience in any of the fields above, together with a genuine desire to become involved. Previous experience of being a trustee is not essential as training will be provided. Our current trustees come from a varied range of backgrounds and we are a friendly bunch!

If you think you may be interested in becoming one of our trustees, or maybe to volunteer initially to become more familiar with the charity, please contact the Chair, Jackie L M Axelby, who would be happy to supply further information or come out and visit you to talk about things in more detail. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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