Finance & HR Assistant for Groundwork South and North Tyneside

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Part time

Application deadline:

Based: South Tyneside

Salary: £22,010 to 22,626 Pro Rata

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Assistant


Finance & HR Assistant


£22,626 with AAT Level 2 or £22,010 whilst working towards AAT Level 2 per annum pro rata (Actual salary: £18,345 or £17,846)


30 hours per week; may include occasional weekend and evening work as required. Standard terms and conditions apply.


The Eco Centre, Hebburn.

 Job Summary:

 Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for over 30 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes: SOUTH & NORTH TYNESIDE - Groundwork

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high-quality delivery.

Groundwork South and North Tyneside’s priorities are to strengthen and grow our existing services by delivering long term programmes that meet the needs of our stakeholders, whilst also undertaking a period of development to allow the business to grow in terms of finances and capacity.

This is a new role which will quickly become an integral part of our small but effective Corporate Services team, building and maintaining excellent working relationships both internally and externally.

The Finance & HR Assistant’s role will be to support our Corporate Services and direct delivery project teams. The organisation is going through a strong period of growth and we are looking for someone who is keen to learn new skills and grow with us. The ideal candidate will be working towards or willing to start working towards AAT Level 2 with the expectation of completing Level 3 and 4 as the role develops over time.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service.

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 31st July 2024

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