Location: Hexham, St Mary’s Chare

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Hours: Up to 23.5 hours per week across 4 days (to include some Saturdays)

We are looking for someone to join our caring and dynamic team, which is working to change the lives of people with learning disabilities and metal health needs. The supervisors in Hextol Tans will help develop our volunteers’ skills, whilst running the café and kitchen.


The Hextol Foundation

We are an independent charitable company based in Hexham & Newcastle. Our purpose is to provide working opportunities to people with learning disabilities and/ormental health needs so they can develop their skills and self-esteem and grow in confidence, creating a positive impact on the quality of their lives. We run several enterprises that provide safe and supported work experience and work-based training for adults with learning disabilities and mental ill-health. See www.hextol.org.uk for more information about us.


The Tans Cafe

The Hextol Tans Café is a vegetarian/vegan café which opened in 2016 and has grown in popularity as a result of the quality of food and service we provide. We open 6 days a week Monday –Saturday, our normal trading hours are 10am-3.30pm.

This is awonderful opportunity for someone with enthusiasm, dedication, the desire to help others, catering experience or a love of cooking. Working to make real and tangible differences to the lives of our volunteers. Commitment to the welfare and development of our beneficiaries is as important in the role as catering ability.

You will receive a full induction, training,and the chance to work in a supportive and rewarding environment.


For an application pack or to discuss this position further, please call Claire or Bruce on 01434 605253 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting ref Tans Vacancy. Interviews will be held when suitable applications are received, and appointment will ideally start as soon as possible, subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Contract: 21 Hours Per Week on an 18 Month Fixed Term Contract (with possibility of extension)

Salary: £15,325 (FTE £27,000 37hrs)

Location: Ashington Workspace (Ashington, Northumberland) with travel across the region

Closing Date: 25/07/2022, 12pm


As Northumberland Pride's Charity Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our services and events. You will build strong relationships with new stakeholders alongside the development of existing ones. A large part of this role will build on exisiting work and you will be part of a wide variety of networks and organisations that support each other with a collaborative first approach. You will also manage existing staff and volunteers whilst striving towards the objectives and strategic priorities of Northumberland Pride including supporting the Trustees with future recruitment.


Please download an information pack at www.northumberlandpride.org.uk/jobs for more information on the main responsibilities and person specification for this role. 


Contract Type: Fixed term

Hours: Part time (18 hours)

Fixed Salary: £10,460



The delivery of co-created groups that support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBT+ young people in groups. This will include the creation of new and support of existing and new groups, such as (but not limited to) peer support groups, drop in sessions and thematic based groups around social interests. The post holder will lead a collaborative first approach, working across boundaries and support groups to become self sufficient and independent groups with the support of Northumberland Pride and other key infrastructure partners. They will also support referrals to counselling services, acting as a conduit and supporting the facilitation and support of individuals referred through the service. 

Please download an information pack at www.northumberlandpride.org.uk/jobs for more information on the main responsibilities and person specification for this role.


Closing Date: 04/07/2022

Salary £26,494 pro rata per annum

Up to 30 hours a week



Connected Voice is looking for a new member of our Support and Development Team. This is an exciting role that will involve making a positive difference by developing Gateshead’s community website: www.OurGateshead.org and growing Connected Voice membership.

OurGateshead aims to be a central point of information about community organisations working in Gateshead, helping to support the borough’s residents to find activities, services and volunteering opportunities in their local community, which benefit their health and wellbeing.

The role will firstly involve supporting community organisations to use OurGateshead to promote their activities, services and volunteering opportunities. Secondly, it will involve promoting Connected Voice’s membership offer to organisations across Newcastle and Gateshead. You will be the first point of contact for new members and administer membership details.

You will be a people person with the ability to build strong relationships. You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, with good organisational skills. Your attitude, enthusiasm and work ethic are as important to us as experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to support organisations to reach residents and professionally develop your skills, knowledge and experience. The successful candidate will receive training in all aspects of the role.

Connected Voice is currently piloting hybrid working. A decision about whether or not to maintain hybrid working will be made in June 2022.


To have an informal chat about the role, please contact Mark Shilcock, Support and Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download an application pack from www.connectedvoice.org.uk

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 12 noon on Monday 27th June 2022

Interviews will be held at Higham House on Friday 1st July 2022


Connected Voice is an equal opportunities employer

Have you ever considered being a Trustee of a charity?


HospiceCare North Northumberland is a thriving charity long established and working in Northumberland. We provide nursing, bereavement support and complementary therapies to all those affected by life limiting illness or bereavement. We work in partnership with NHS Care Teams, Social Services, Hospitals, and other voluntary organisations.​ We are the main provider of palliative care in North Northumberland. Our specialist Hospice at Home care and support is delivered 365 days a year in patients’ homes.

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint up to 4 individuals from North Northumberland area, with a range of skills, who will be appointed to undertake the role on a voluntary basis. The trustees are responsible for governance and will work with the senior leadership team to lead the direction of the strategy of HospiceCare North Northumberland.



The Board of Trustees are particularly interested in applications from anyone interested in supporting the hospice, but in particular one or more of the following skills and attributes would strengthen your application:

  • Clinical palliative care experience
  • Service user
  • Fundraising or income generation experience
  • Marketing experience
  • Life skills to contribute


All applications need to be submitted by Friday 1st July 2022 at 12 noon with interviews to be arranged after this date.  


We welcome anyone interested in the role to have an informal conversation with the Chairperson, Mrs Lucy Carroll. Please contact by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To apply for a Trustee role please contact the People and Support Services team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application pack.

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