Entries by Claire Jackson


The value of listening: Healthwatch Northumberland Annual Report 2023-24

Healthwatch Northumberland is our local, independent health and social care champion. Adapt (NE) have delivered the Healthwatch function for Northumberland since it began in 2013. This year over 12,000 people shared their experiences of health and social care services, helping to raise awareness of issues and improve care, or came to Healthwatch Northumberland for clear […]


Hexham audio book group

The audio book group is a free, friendly group for anyone who has difficulty reading, due to visual impairments or other challenges. The group meets at Hexham Library in the Queen’s Hall on the last Thursday of the month (except August), at 2.00pm. For more information or to join the group please email info@hexhambookfestival.co.uk.  


Could you be a Getabout volunteer driver?

Would you like to make a difference to your community? We’re looking for drivers to help deliver the Getabout scheme. What is a Getabout volunteer? Volunteers help people access services by taking them in their own car to appointments, and back home again. Volunteer drivers are paid expenses of 45p per mile for any journeys […]

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Minibus Driver vacancy

Job opportunity – Minibus Driver We have a vacancy for a part-time bus driver to help deliver our transport services across the region. Working hours: A minimum of nine hours Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work. These will be by negotiation and discussed at interview. Rate of pay: £11.44/hour Requirements: Category D1 clean driving […]


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 […]