Include-IT Mersey
Lottery-Funded European Social Fund
Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Contract until date
28 hours per week (0.8 FTE)
Grade 4 £24,836 (usual starting salary) - £26,677 per annum pro rata
Summary description
We are seeking to recruit a Project and Training Coordinator to lead an ambitious team to deliver the BBO Include-IT Mersey project promoting Digital Inclusion.

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

This is a Building Better Opportunities (BBO) 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 & wellbeing, community engagement and cultural studies, we raise the educational aspirations of local communities.

We are seeking to recruit a Employability Project and Training Coordinator to deliver the BBO Include-IT Mersey promoting Digital Inclusion in Liverpool City Region (LCR). You will be responsible for maintaining a team to drive forward delivery using our agreed core model and approach within the BBO Digital Inclusion project covering the areas of Sefton and Halton.

It is anticipated that the post holder will work closely with a range of stakeholders which are likely to include; Include-IT Mersey Project Lead and partners, community organisations, service providers (e.g. DWP, JCP) employers, WEA members, volunteers, staff and project participants.

The post-holder may also be required to deliver sessions and/or provide cover for staff delivering courses targeted at eligible local working age people to increase their employability skills and move closer to / into employment and training.

She/he will be expected to represent the WEA and promote both the Association and the value of adult education in relevant contexts.

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 staff.

Further information and an application pack for the above post are available electronically at the links below.

The closing date for applications is 28th September 2017 at 5.00pm.

Interviews will be held in Liverpool on 4th October 2017.


The WEA is committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in its employment practices and service delivery. Our policy and statements can be found on our website.

Registered charity number 1112775. Company limited by guarantee in England and Wales no. 2806910. Registered Office: 4 Luke Street, London, EC2A 4XW

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