Finance and Monitoring Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/12/2020 12:00
£23,000 pro rata p.a (0.6fte = £13,800)
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newton Aycliffe
Post Number:
Closing date:
4 Dec
Further Information

Finance and Monitoring Officer - Discover Brightwater Landscape Partnership


The post, working from within Durham Wildlife Trust finance team, will undertake finance and project monitoring tasks for the Brightwater Landscape Partnership ensuring they are carried out in a professional and accountable manner.

This post holder will provide an important support role to the Bright Water Landscape Partnership Manager and the Partnership Board and will also report directly to the Finance Manager of Durham Wildlife Trust our lead partner.

Please see Supporting Documents to view/download a Job Description and person Specification outlining the key tasks and requirements of the role.

Duration of the Post:

This post is offered as a part-time (0.6fte), fixed term contract for an initial period of 18 months, though this may be extended depending on project delivery timescales. The post holder will report to the Bright Water Landscape Partnership Manager and will be employed within the Finance Team of Durham Wildlife Trust which is managing the Delivery Programme on behalf of the wider partnership.

Salary: £23,000 pro rata p.a (0.6fte = £13,800) paid monthly in arrears.


Members of the Brightwater team are currently based at home though occasional attendance at our Newton Aycliffe Office, site visits or working at Durham Wildlife Trust’s office at Rainton Meadows or Low Barns and attendance at Brightwater events will be required from time to time. Occasional travel around the region may be required.


22.5 hours per week (=0.6 full time equivalent) based on a flexible approach to mutually agreed work patterns to enable the effective delivery of the Programme outputs and outcomes.


31 days per annum inclusive of bank holidays pro rata (0.6fte = 18 days)


A driving licence and use of own vehicle for work purposes is desirable.
A mileage allowance (currently 45p per mile) is paid for use of own vehicle.


There is a 3 month probationary period. The post will be offered on a conditional basis subject to satisfactory references.

Deadline for Applications: 12.00 noon Friday 4th December 2020

Initial Interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 9th December 2020

Any final face to face interviews will be held (Covid-19 restrictions permitting) week commencing Monday 14th December 2020

Applications to be sent to: pblack@durhamwt.co.uk or hard copies to:

Paul Black
Programme Manager
Discover Brightwater Landscape Partnership
Unit 28, Durham Way South
Newton Aycliffe

Tel: 07790 750195 For further information visit our website:

www.discoverbrightwater.com or visit our Facebook or Twitter feeds @Discoverbwlp

Please note
This job is closed for applications.