Essex- Braintree
Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Contract until date
7 hours per week (0.2 FTE)
Grade 4 £24,836 (usual starting salary) - £26,677 per annum pro rata
Summary description
We are seeking to recruit a CPSO to ensure project compliance within the BBO Community Connections (Essex) project

This posts is jointly funded by The Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.

This is a Building Better Opportunities funded project.

Background Information

Building Better Opportunities (BBO)

Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. 

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA)

WEA is an educational charity delivering responsive, relevant and accessible programmes of learning across England and Scotland. Through our vision of employability, health and wellbeing, community engagement and cultural studies, we raise the educational aspirations of local communities.

BBO Community Connections (Essex) Project

The Community Connections Essex project helps people with disabilities or long-term health conditions in the North of the LEP area to move into education, training, job search, and ultimately sustainable employment. Participants will be actively encouraged to engage in community events and take on volunteering roles to help develop their confidence, gain experience and feel connected to their community. By identifying the participant’s strengths and aspirations, the project will support individuals into the training and employment that is right for them. This project is open to anybody aged 15 or over.

We are seeking to recruit a CPSO to support and ensure compliance for WEA activity on the BBO Community Connections (Essex) project.   The post holder will be expected to work across Essex, particularly Braintree and Southend, supporting accurate and timely completion and submission of all participant documents, supporting the finance team and local caseworkers with compliance. This post is fixed term completing September 2019

The successful candidate will need to have excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail, with the ability to work as part of a dispersed and often sessional team. 

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme – subject to eligibility. Please note holiday entitlement, including bank holidays is pro rata for part time posts.

Further information and an application pack for the above post can be downloaded below or by emailing

Completed applications forms should be emailed to by the closing date

WEA is proud to be a living wage employer

Closing date and time