Admin & Claims Officer (ROAD)


Job title:                   Admin & Claims Officer

Salary:                    Circa £18,000 per annum

Fully funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund

Hours:                       Full time 37 hours per week

Duration:               Fixed Term until June 2023

Location:                  The Greenhouse, Annfield Plain

About us

Groundwork is a leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) is an exciting employment Programme in County Durham jointly funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund. Working in Partnership with 7 voluntary and community sector delivery Partners who are specialists in employment, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, ROAD supports long-term unemployed people into or towards employment.

About the role

We are looking to recruit someone who will work as a member of a dedicated Partnership team who will be responsible for comprehensive administrative duties to support the ongoing requirements of the Programme. This will include assisting the Programme Finance & Marketing Officer with the collation, processing and checking of financial and delivery documentation from across the Partnership, including manual and electronic methods to ensure compliance with both organisational and the programme funder’s standards.

You will be responsible for a range of administrative and financial tasks, and be required to work proactively with external project Partners, ensuring achievement of business deadlines and a high level of accuracy and quality.

This role is subject to a Basic Check through Disclosure Scotland

About you

We want someone like you who has experience of providing an administrative service in a business environment and managing a varied workload of administrative and financial tasks prioritising to meet target deadlines. Proven experience of using software packages, and effective use of internet and email is essential. Your role will require you to have excellent organisational skills to enable the provision of an effective and efficient administration service.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Vicky Wood, Project Manager on 07885 460715 

Want to apply?

Great.  All you need to do is complete the application form below

Application Form

Admin & Claims Officer ROAD – Job Description

Admin & Claims Officer ROAD – Person Specification

All completed applications should be emailed to

Closing Date:        Midnight on Wednesday 3rd November 2021

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We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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