Support Centre Assistant

Support Centre Assistant

The Workers Educational Association is a unique charity and the UK`s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. With a clear vision and a strong social purpose, we bring great teaching to local communities, with life-changing courses held in clubs, community spaces, workplaces, schools and almost anywhere else you can think of. Since 1903, we have been giving disadvantaged people the opportunity to return to learning - inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We see education as a tool for social justice, not just self-improvement, and we pride ourselves on making learning egalitarian and accessible. Volunteers play a central role in everything we do, from governance through to classroom support, helping us deliver courses to 50,000 people in 2,300 locations - and enabling us to reach 80% of the population.

Working as a Support Centre Assistant you will be responsible for delivering outstanding customer service, data entry and supporting our regional education team.

You will deal with all aspects of the Association`s processing tasks, meeting set deadlines and standards.

Assisting with general administration, the implementation and maintenance of information systems and procedures for all types of provision to agreed standards. You will provide an internally and externally facing customer focused service.


To be successful in this post you will need good communication skills along with efficient and accurate IT skills.

Please note this role is for 35 hours per week Monday to Friday at this present time subject to change to a shift pattern on a rota basis, covering Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm and Saturday mornings

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we may close this vacancy early should we successfully appoint.


Just some of WEA’s Benefits:

Annual leave

You will be entitled to 30 days annual leave (full time) excluding bank holidays.

Christmas Closure

The WEA has an office closure every year for Christmas (dates can vary) which enables employees to have time off over Christmas.

Annual leave is not used during the dates of the office closure.

People’s Pension

The WEA contribute 4.5% of your salary and you contribute 3.5%, you can increase your contributions but the WEAs remain at 4.5%.
The WEA also offer:
Employee Assistance Programme
Life Assurance
Cycle to Work scheme