Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Contract until date
21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
Grade 6 £17,593 (Normal starting salary) - £19,552 per annum, pro rata for part-time posts
Summary description
We are seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to deliver the BBO Working Well programme.

These posts are 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] 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.

We are seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to deliver the BBO Working Well programme. The post holders will undertake core activities providing administrative and compliance support to the Project Manager on the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Working Well project within the Carlisle & Eden area.

The successful candidates will need to have previous experience of project administration along with developing processes & procedures for project management and reporting. You will also have excellent IT and communications skills.

Experience of financial budgeting, forecasting & reporting is desirable for the Project Compliance Officer role.

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 here or by emailing

Key dates 

  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th August 2017

Further information on the WEA including our equality, diversity and inclusion policy and statements can be found on our website

Closing date and time