Can you be our new Executive Director?

POST:                      Executive Director

SALARY:                 Up to £35,000 p.a. depending on experience

HOURS:                  Full Time (35 hours per week)

TERMS:                   Permanent Position, 25 days leave per year + public holidays

REPORTS TO:        Board of Trustees

LOCATION:            Stockton on Tees

BECON was established in 2001 and has enjoyed a long and fruitful history working with and supporting BME communities and the BME voluntary sector in the North East of England. The Board of Trustees have recently undertaken an in-depth review of the organisation’s Vision and Mission and prepared a bold and ambitious strategy for the organisation as it moves into a new phase of service delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking leader with experience in Charity management.

The key aspects of the role are to:

  • Provide leadership across all the services provided by BECON and, in particular, the delivery of the organisation’s strategic plans.
  • Represent and promote the organisation to stakeholders, service-users, partners and the wider public.
  • Ensure BECON’s services are delivered to the highest standards of excellence and to the fullest positive impact.
  • To develop fundraising and other innovative income streams within the Vision, Mission and Strategy of the Charity.

Based in Stockton on Tees, the post holder will benefit from the support of an engaged Board of Trustees, committed staff and volunteers and a clear vision shaping BECON’s future.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience as a senior manager or CEO in a charitable or voluntary organisation.
  • Some experience of the BME Voluntary & Community Sector.
  • Experience of delivering projects and services within budgetary constraints.
  • An ability to develop positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • A proven track record of financial management and fundraising.
  • A commitment to the values and ongoing development of the BECON organisation.

Recruitment for this post is being managed by the SALiS Consultancy on behalf of BECON (

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 4 sides of A4) explaining how you meet the criteria outlined in the post specification via email to:

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact: Joseph Main, SALiS Consultancy, at BECON on 01642 657 090 or via email at

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

Interview dates: Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June

We are an equal opportunities employer and actively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

BECON Executive Director Post Specification – May 2017

BECON Trustee Positions – Apply Now!

BECON is a small but ambitious charity based in Stockton on Tees which is looking for new Trustees to join the Board. We have recently embarked upon a new and impactful Strategic Plan to take the organisation up to April 2020, with national potential to address some of the most significant challenges facing the BME community sector, Refugees & Asylum Seekers and those suffering social and economic exclusion.

We are looking to refresh our Trustee group with equally ambitious individuals who have experience of working with charities or as a school governor and who may have experience in undertaking charity fundraising. Some form of BME experience would be advantageous as would commercial insight and / or understanding of business principles and financial reporting.

Trustee meetings are usually held every two months at our Stockton office.

The position is voluntary, but all reasonable expenses will be paid.

Come and join us to make a real difference!

Please send your CV and covering letter to us at

Deadline for applications: Friday 2nd June 2017

Apprenticeship Opportunity

Vacancy title: Reception/Administration


Apprenticeship Opportunity

Vacancy title: Reception/Administration


Project Officer – Heritage Lottery Fund New Beginnings Project

SCP 20 £14961 pro-rata at 30 hours per week fixed term one year

About the Project
The New Beginnings Project is an oral history project supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund. The New Beginnings Project will record the migration of South Asian elders who came to build a new life in Stockton-on-Tees. Working in partnership with Stockton Riverside College and Stockton Borough Council the Project Officer will recruit, train and support volunteers to record the experiences of South Asian elders in their migration to Stockton on Tees.

The Post
The post holder will:

  • lead on the development, coordination, implementation and delivery of the New Beginnings Project
  • work in partnership with partners to ensure a co-ordinated approach to developing the New Beginnings Project
  • establish a core steering group comprising of partners and participants
  • record, monitor and evaluate progress in line with the aims and outcomes of the New beginning Project
  • ensure the aims and objectives of the New Beginning Project are carried out                                          

How to apply
Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. All applications must be sent by e-mail using BECON’s application form along with the recruitment monitoring form. When completing your application please ensure you address each element of the person specification in your personal statement, as we will use these criteria in the short listing process. Closing date for applications is 12 Noon Friday 11th January 2013. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Friday 18th January 2013 and interviews will take place week beginning Monday the 21st January 2013.

Please e-mail your completed application form and recruitment monitoring form to Abdul Khan, Chief Executive Officer, by 12 noon Friday 11th January 2013.

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Principal (Development Management)

Closing date: Noon, Friday 29 June 2012.

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at, the Customer Contact centre on (0191) 455 4968, or from the Recruitment Team.

Completed application forms can be emailed to
Jobs – personnel services (if you are e-mailing internally), or

Our address to post completed applications is:

The Recruitment Team,
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Organisation    South Tyneside Council – Town Hall, South Shields
Salary    £40,741 pa


You will provide reception duties and full clerical support to staff working within our Newcastle Youth Link services. You should have recent experience of working in an office environment and have general knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including significant data base experience. You will sometimes have to work under pressure to meet deadlines and will need to organise and prioritise your own workload.

You will need to be able to work effectively without direct supervision and demonstrate that you can respond politely and sensitively to enquiries from service users, volunteers, the public and professionals whether by telephone or in person. You must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Organisation    Children North East
Contact    Denise Hall/Dawn Wilkinson
Salary    £17,161 – £18,453 pro rata
Hours    17.5 hours per week
Telephone    0191 2562444

Senior Project Worker

Our West End Youth Enquiry Service (WEYES) provides dedicated health related advice and support services for young people aged
8 -25 years who primarily live/work in the West End of Newcastle and parts of Gateshead.

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Project Worker to provide management and leadership to the WEYES project and to oversee and develop similar service provision in other localities.
You must be able to meet the travel requirements of the posts.
Flexible working hours apply.
Organisation    Children North East
Contact    Denise Hall/Dawn Wilkinson
Salary    £24,646 – £27,052 pro rata
Hours    14 hours per week
Telephone    0191 2562444

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