Entries by Claire Jackson


Carers Northumberland sessions at the cafe

Do you look after someone? Carers Northumberland will be at Cafe @ Burn Lane on the third Thursday of each month. Trained advisors will be offering advice and information to unpaid carers on things such as: Benefits and grants Health and social care Housing Legal issues Lasting power of attorney Education, employment and training Emergency […]


Vacancy: Living Well Coordinator (Social Prescriber)

Job Title: Living Well Coordinator (Social Prescriber) Responsible to: Adapt (NE) and West Northumberland Primary Care Network Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm (open to job share) Salary: £27,595.92 per annum Benefits: 25 days annual leave per year, plus statutory holidays (pro rata) Location: The Living Well Coordination Service covers the ten […]


Cafe Assistant wanted!

We’re looking for a self-motivated and friendly Cafe Assistant to join the team at our busy community cafe, Cafe @ Burn Lane. Job Title: Cafe Assistant Hours: Part-time – up to 16 hours/week Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work Responsible to: Operations Manager Base: Café @ Burn Lane, Hexham Salary: £10.42 per hour, National […]


Vision Northumberland Hexham drop-in

Vision Northumberland drop-in event, Cafe @ Burn Lane, Hexham, Wednesday 31 January 2024 10am – 12pm Do you need the TV volume turned up high? Can you no longer read your favourite book? Are you missing parts of conversations? Unable to read labels when you go shopping? Call in to meet the Vision Northumberland team […]

Volunteer with Healthwatch Northumberland

We have some fantastic volunteering opportunities for 2024 at Healthwatch Northumberland. As health and social care champion for people in Northumberland who use these services, you can help us improve care by making sure NHS leaders and other decision-makers hear the views and experiences of residents. As a Healthwatch Northumberland volunteer you can: Volunteer as […]


Job vacancies: Social Prescribers

We are recruiting for one full time and one part time Social Prescriber to work across North Shields Primary Care Network (PCN). Job title: Social Prescriber Responsible to: Adapt (NE) and North Shields Primary Care Network Location: North Shields PCN GP practices – Collingwood Health Group, Priory Medical Group, Redburn Park Medical Centre, Spring Terrace Health […]


Christmas and New Year 2023/24

Our offices will close at 5pm on Friday 22 December, reopening on Tuesday 2 January. Cafe @ Burn Lane will close on Friday 22 December and reopen on Wednesday 3 January. We would like to wish all of our members, customers and supporters a happy and healthy Christmas and we look forward to seeing you […]


Cost of living support

Local health and social care champion Healthwatch Northumberland has produced a printed booklet with details of organisations that can offer support with energy costs, prescription and healthcare appointment costs, food, and mental health. The booklet is free and you can ask for a copy by getting in touch with Healthwatch Northumberland. You can also download […]

AGM 2023 and Annual Report

Thank you to everyone who came along to our AGM 2023 on 24 November. We were joined by cafe customers and transport passengers, along with our board members and representatives of local organisations. Director Liz Prudhoe gave an overview of the year across all areas of operation, including Healthwatch Northumberland, advocacy, transport, Cafe @ Burn […]

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Join us for our AGM 2023!

Friday 24 November, 11.00am – 12.30pm Please join us for our annual meeting, which this year will take place on Friday 24 November, here at our site on Burn Lane, Hexham. We will be giving an overview of our work over the past 12 months and our plans for the coming year, particularly our community […]