Job Title: NALC Chief Officer

Employer: Community Action Northumberland

Hours Worked: 20 hours per week (negotiable with selected candidate)

Salary: SCP points 27 to 30 (£31,895 to £34,373) pro rata

Location: Working from home and from CAN’s base in Pegswood


Stephen Rickitt, the Chief Officer for the Northumberland Association of Local Councils (NALC), will be retiring later this year.

Applications are now open for potential candidates to take on this crucial role in managing NALC and delivering services to the member Parish and Town Councils.

NALC is an organisation which represents the interests of parish and town councils at all levels, whilst offering specialist training, advice and other support to its members. NALC is a valued and trusted partner to our local authorities, the combined authority, local and regional organisations. The job will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate who will play a vital part in leading and delivering the service to members.

Community Action Northumberland (CAN) acts as employer for the role and provides support services.

Applications should be returned to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by noon on Monday 11th July.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 21st July 2022.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact the CAN Chief Executive, Andy Dean, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a telephone discussion.

Further details and an application pack is available on CAN's website.

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £21,269 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract funded through The National Lottery and European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme until December 2022

Closing date: 12 Noon, Wednesday 29th June 2022

Interviews: Friday 1st July 2022


Bridge Northumberland is an exciting employability project operating throughout Northumberland, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme.  Northumberland County Council and six voluntary and community sector delivery partners are working in partnership to deliver the programme and provide support for long term unemployed and economically inactive people. Northumberland CVA is the Partnership and Performance Lead body.

Our Supported Volunteering Project and Bridge Connectors Project form part of the wider Bridge Northumberland Partnership.

We are seeking a Project Administrator, to provide support to our Project Coordinators. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working, will be multi skilled, have excellent organisational and IT skills, experience of working with people with multiple barriers and volunteers and be able to work under pressure. The post-holder should be flexible in their approach and prepared to travel throughout Northumberland. The post is subject to a full DBS check.


For more information about Bridge Northumberland:

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion please contact:

Caroline Rogan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: M: 07826 547685 


For an application pack please download the documents below or contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Welcome Pack


Deadline:  12 Noon on Wednesday 29th June 2022

 Applicants who have not heard by the closing date have been unsuccessful.


Contract: Full-time or job share

Salary: £27,500 pro rata

Location: Berwick


This post is grant funded to allow the continuation of the project and meet the current increased demand on services.

The role being offered is an exciting opportunity for Mental Health Counsellors/Practitioners to join Choices4Growth, C4G – CIC, a growing organisation celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2022.

They provide mental health support for the whole of Northumberland and surrounding areas.

Choices4Growth is Berwick based and is the first organisation to offer assessment, counselling, signposting, and support to the whole of the community, covering all ages from 3 years – 18 years old, young persons and adults.

Covering a range of issues in all age groups, including depression, anxiety, loss/bereavement, suicide ideation, relationships, domestic violence and currently working in three local schools and the William Elder Building Berwick.

It is envisaged the new role will start in September 2022 to cover the additional schools seeking our support.

The successful candidate/s will be providing one to one therapeutic session!s either in a school setting or in the William Elder Building, therefore experience of working with children in a school environment is a necessity.

You will:

  • Have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification, preferably with post-qualifying experience
  • Be a member of BACP
  • Work ethically
  • Own an in-date enhanced DBS certificate
  • Work with pastoral teams, safeguarding teams, parents, carers, or guardians
  • Build relationships with colleagues in designated schools
  • Receive supervision from the Project Director
  • Work under the policies and procedures of C4G and that of the schools and William Elder Building
  • Demonstrate understanding of working with children and young people who require or would benefit from emotional and therapeutic support
  • Demonstrate understanding of a range of therapeutic models
  • Receive annual leave, contributory pension scheme and learning and development opportunities

To apply send your CV and a cover letter (no more than 750 words) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Closing Date: 30th June 2022

Salary £13.50 per hour

Hours : 25 hours a week Monday to Friday, day and evening

With responsibility for Teen Bar evening sessions working with young people 11 to 19.

The Lead Youth worker will be based at our Silx Teen Bar project in Blyth and have direct responsibility of planning and delivery of Teen Bar evening, activities and projects, as well as the creation of new initiatives and interventions that will encourage participation and involvement.

As Lead Worker there will be an expectation, to plan, lead and be part of the team that deliver the evening sessions.

The Lead Worker Work will be expected to be part of a team that is involved in the delivery of the Employability work.  

The main duties are the following:

  • Support young people to get involved in the sessions and opportunities created by the project.
  • Support and guide the team of youth workers to deliver the programme and manage the evening sessions and interventions that may be organised.
  • Ensure that all activities are safely organised within the session and are delivered to the expected standard
  • Work closely with the team of workers to ensure that recording, monitoring of sessions are completed and any safeguarding concerns are reported to Development Manager
  • Report directly to Development Manager and work closely with Employability Progression worker on issues relating to young people and the organisation.

To apply, please send a C.V and a cover letter to : Chris Antony, Development Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please ring 01670 351356 for further information

Closing date for applications Thursday the 30th of June 2022 

Salary: £34,373 - £40,578 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Location: Hexham

Deadline: 1st July 2022


Hexham Town Council is seeking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic Town Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer, to support the 14 elected Councillors in achieving the aims and aspirations of the Council.

For further information, please see

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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