How to join

Make sure your organisation meets our five criteria:

  • Voluntary and community or other not for profit organisation
    Private sector businesses and public sector bodies will not be eligible to join.
  • Area of operation
    Members must either based in, or delivering services in, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and/ Gateshead as defined by current local authority boundaries.
  • PQQ compliance
    To become a full member of the consortium, an organisation must be able to meet the policy, procedure and system requirements of a typical public sector pre-qualifying questionnaire. Associate members will have to demonstrate how they are working towards PQQ compliance. This is essential for the consortium to be able to show its members can meet the minimum standards required for service providers.
  • Information management capability
    Consortium members must be able to provide the Hub with regular information relating to client numbers, case details, financial performance and similar. Information must be provided in a form that is complete, clear and accurate. This requirement is fundamental to the operation of the consortium.
  • Commitment to consortium working
    Commitment to the consortium’s vision and values, to participating actively in the Consortium’s development and sharing expertise, knowledge and experience with other members.

How does my organisation apply to join?

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