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Cornforth Partnership Vacancies

The post holder will be required to provide a mixture of individual and group interventions with parents, carers children and young people living in deprived communities facing multiple barriers and complex issues. To transform their lives and make meaningful and sustained changes to improve their health and wellbeing.

The post holder will be required to lead on the delivery of the volunteer side of the programme and ensure that it supports the mission of The Cornforth Partnership to provide the right support; in the right place and at the right time to enable the development of healthy, vibrant and aspirational communities.

For information on either role and an application pack please contact the office on 01740 652000 or email

Young Carers Practitioner

£19,580 – 22,139 pro rata 29.6 hours/Permanent 

The Bridge Young Carers service provides support to young carers and their families. We aim to ensure that young carers are protected from inappropriate caring and have the support they need to make healthy choices and have the best start in life. We are looking for a Young Carers Practitioner who will ensure that both children and parents receive integrated, coordinated, multi-agency and solution focused support.You will need enthusiasm, a creative approach to your work and an ability to engage positively with a wide range of people

Closing date Friday, 23 November, 2018 - 17:00

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Nepacs Jobs

We are currently looking to recruit for 2 vacancies here at Nepacs One is based in HMP Low Newton and the other is based at HMP Kirklevington Grange. 

Visits Service Support worker - HMP & YOI Low Newton: 10 hours per week (flexible working essential) Thursday 4pm – 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am – 12 noon. £8.96 per hour (£17,472 per annum pro rata) 

Visits Service Catering Worker - HMP Kirlevington Grange: 6 hours per week (Saturday & Sunday) £8.96 per hour (£17,296.50 per annum pro rata) 

Closing for both vacancies is 9 November.

More information on both vacancies can be found at

Sessional Youth Worker(s) Fencehouses Community Centre

Please see an advert for sessional youth worker(s) to be part of a small rota system for the Junior youth Club held at Fencehouses Community Centre one evening a week. Please promote to your friends and colleagues and encourage people you know who may be suitable for the post to apply in writing to Andrew White(Chairperson) by Monday 19th November 2018.

How to apply 
Please forward a CV of no more than 2 A4 pages to Deadline for receipt of your application is 9am Monday 19th November 2018. Your CV should include the name and address of two people who are able and willing to provide a reference that will testify to your professionalism, skills, experience and suitability for the post.

Support Worker - Darlington

We currently have a vacancy for an existing Support Worker post , based in our Darlington ILU (PSP) project . 

Please find attached details of the role and an application form The closing date for this vacancy is at noon on 19th November 2018. Interviews to be held 23rd November 2018. Please return your completed application form to If you have any queries please contact the HR team 

Kind Regards Tracy (on behalf of the HR Dept)

Humankind HR Department T. 01325 731 160 E.

Chief Executive Officer 

Organisation: Citizens Advice Darlington Salary £35,000 - £40,000 Contract Type Permanent Hours Full time 

Closing date Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 - 09:00 Location County Durham 

We are looking for a passionate and commercially astute Chief Executive to deliver strategic and inspirational leadership to Citizens Advice Darlington and ensure the highest standards of delivery in all the services we offer.


Sessional Hours Per Week: Casual Salary: £7.85 (+ holiday rate) Closing Date: Ongoing Interview Date: TBC

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 21,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK. We have been supporting people in York since 2012, running successful substance misuse services that support people through their addiction and recovery journey in the city of York and across North Yorkshire, as well as supporting people experiencing homelessness in the Arc Light hostel. In 2017 we welcomed the addition of the York Drug & Alcohol service in partnership with Spectrum Community Health CIC, whilst having other exciting developments on the horizon; so it is a great time to be joining our organisation in York. We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. Are you ready to change lives for a living? 

Public Health Macmillan Project Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about public health, to join our Public Health team to support the public health priority of improving the quality of life for people affected by cancer. The Macmillan Project Development Officer will play a key role in supporting the Public Health Advanced Practitioner in maintaining partnerships and influencing stakeholders to continuously improve and enhance future sustainability for the Macmillan Joining the Dots Service.

Caretaker, Bullion Hall 

16 hours per week Starting at National Minimum Wage increasing to £8.75 per hour following satisfactory completion of a six months probationary period. The postholder will be part of a rota system working flexible hours over a 7-day week. The shift times may vary from 3 -8 hour shifts between 8am – 10pm. There will be occasions when you will be required to work more than the contracted 16 hours to cover for other members of the team who may be on annual leave, training or sickness, for which time owing will be given.

We are seeking an individual who is hard working, conscientious about the standards of their work and maintaining a clean facility. Enthusiastic, highly motivated with a can do attitude. The postholder will demonstrates common sense, an ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. They will have excellent communication and customer service skills, understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace and a willingness and ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends and undertake a wide variety of tasks as per job description the requirements of a busy community centre.

For further information or an application pack please ring 0191 3871149 or email and/or or collect an application pack from reception. Please note we will only consider completed application forms received direct from the applicant. Please do not send CV’s or applications via third party/agencies.

One Point Early Help Practitioners

One Point is recruiting for Early Help Practitioners. The current advert to open to external applicants If you know anyone who may be interested please share 

P/T Operations Assistant Required 

Durham Deafened Support is seeking a person with a creative approach, excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work unsupervised. This post is to support the Manager/Coordinator of DDS in the delivery of services supporting Deaf, deafened, hearing-impaired and deaf/blind people. The successful applicant will work as a member of a small team. This post is part-time, 21 hours per week, fixed term until 31/10/19 in first instance subject to annual review.

The rate of pay is £9.27 per hour. The post is subject to a 3 month Probationary Period. The person appointed will be based at the DDS office in Horden, but the role will involve travel throughout the County Durham and Darlington area. Access to own transport is therefore essential. 

For an application pack please contact: Tel: 0191 5183358 or e-mail: 
All applications must be received on the official DDS Application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Director of Strategy and Development 

Job Role Reports to Chief Executive Location County Durham Hours 37.5 Hours Salary £36,000 pa with potential to earn £41,208 with performance related pay. 

Citizens Advice County Durham is currently recruiting for a Director of Strategy and Development to join our Senior Leadership Team. At the heart of our business lies a deep commitment to support our local community. Your skills knowledge and experience will help our organisation accomplish its future goals. What to expect: The Director of Strategy and Development is a new role; the successful applicant will work closely with the Chief Executive and the Director of Operations to ensure that Citizens Advice County Durham pursues all opportunities to help local people receive the advice and support they need. We are looking for a focussed professional who is experienced in pursuing and obtaining income streams. We are looking for an experienced person to work within our Senior Leadership Team to ensure that our Vision and Action Plan moves the charity forward. Our excellent senior management team are the leaders within our organisation and they are waiting for you to join us. If you would like to do great things in our brilliant charity which actually makes a difference download your application pack now.

If you would like to schedule a time slot to speak to our Chief Executive and discuss this role further please contact Marie Nigrelli: Tel: 0191 3726702 Closing date: 5th November 9am Interviews date to be confirmed 
What we offer: There’s lots! Including: a competitive salary, pension scheme, 25 days holiday, and more. 

For an application pack, please go to At Citizens Advice County Durham we collect diversity monitoring information to better improve our services and support our research in a way that you can’t be identified. By providing these details we can monitor the diversity of applicants. Please click here to complete our diversity monitoring form. When you apply, we collect your personal information through your application form, interview or references so we can process your application. 

Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) 

ROAD is an employment programme in County Durham funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. Working in partnership with 11 voluntary and community sector delivery Partners who are specialists in employment, health, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, ROAD will support 625 long term unemployed people into or towards employment. 

We are currently seeking motivated and focused self-starter to join our successful team as a: Health Trainer (2 Posts) Salary: Band 3, £17,957 per annum, pro rata, rising to Band 4 £18,824 per annum, pro rata once qualified and competent Hours: 37.5 hours per week (job share may be considered) and 30 hours per week, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund Location: The Workplace, Aycliffe Business Park, Heighington Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6AH Post: Fixed Term Contract Until July 2019 

Job Purpose: To work in a range of settings in County Durham to support a caseload of Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) Participants and provide them with 1:1 and group support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment. Working closely with Navigators to enable participants to address their barriers and realize their aspirations. To provide a range of support and advice you will help each participant develop a tailored health action plan and monitor progress. Key tasks:  Managing a caseload and maintaining regular supportive contact with each person.  Creating personal health action/activity plans with clients.  Developing and delivering group activities aimed at improving health or wellbeing.  Working with partners and pro-actively signposting clients onto other services. Key skills required:  The ability to independently travel across County Durham 

If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity and would like an application pack, please contact the HR Department on: Telephone: (01325) 313133 Email: Or download it from our Website:

Service Development Manager (Older and Vulnerable People) 

Wheels to Work Durham **New**

Wheels to Work is now available to even more residents across County Durham than ever before! 

Thanks to funding from 7 different Area Action Partnerships across the County, we can now offer our moped-hire service to residents of; Chester-Le-Street Stanley Mid Durham Bishop Auckland and Shildon East Durham Rural Corridor (Fishburn, Trimdon, Sedgefield area) 3 Towns Partnership (Crook, Willington and Tow Law) and Spennymoor Wheels to Work is a transport initiative that helps people get to work, training or education where transport is a barrier. We have helped more than 60 people since the pilot scheme began in October 2016 and now, thanks to AAP funding, have an even bigger fleet of bikes.

Please help us to spread the word by sharing with as many people as possible and bear us in mind when dealing with anyone who needs help with transport to get to a job. 

We have new staff in place, have a new office phone number and email address ( ) and are currently getting new leaflets produced.