Project Coordinator – Community Voice

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Closing date: Monday 20 June 2022
Location: Tyne & Wear
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £22,600 per annum
Contract: permanent

Vision and Hearing Support (VHS) delivers a range of activities and services to support those living with sensory impairment in Gateshead and South Tyneside.

VHS has secured funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a network of activity, led by service users and supported by Peer Enablers and Volunteers. The project has been funded for two years and is a Partnership between VHS, Your Voice Counts and BlissAbility.

The project Coordinator will play an integral role across the Partnership to oversee the successful delivery of the project and manage the staff team of three Peer Enablers, one in each organisation, and a Volunteer Officer.

You will establish a robust project and performance management framework and develop excellent relationships with colleagues, volunteers and partners.  You will work closely with the external evaluation team to ensure data is captured and a range of voices are heard. Your role will be particularly involved in shaping project delivery and outcomes in response to community needs. You will support the Team to respond quickly and effectively in response to feedback and evaluation findings.

The Project Coordinator will be employed by VHS and work across Gateshead and South Tyneside. The role will work closely with colleagues from the Partnership and the wider Charity to enable us to meet the funding and organisational outcomes.

The role will also work with teams across Vision and Hearing Support and the Partnership to ensure clients are able to access and benefit from the support offered by the organisations.

You can find an application form at

or you can telephone Vision & Hearing Support on 0191 4785959;

 or you can email (Please ensure you include the Job title within the subject heading).

If you need the form or pack in an alternative format, please let us know.

For an informal discussion about the job please email Carol McAllister, Operations Manager.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Vision & Hearing Support website:

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