The Project Officers will support disabled people to secure sustainable employment opportunities and achieve positive outcomes through participation in programmes which Cedar is contracted to deliver by the Department for Employment and Learning (e.g. Workable (NI), Work Connect, and Specialist Support). Cedar delivers the Workable (NI) and Work Connect projects in collaboration with a number of other disability sector organisations in the Supported Employment Solutions (SES) partnership.
Job Title: Project Officer Ref: 12/45/PO/WEB
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Salary: 3 point incremental scale starting on £20,198 per annum pro rata
Location: Various locations across Northern Ireland which may include Belfast, Ballymena, Derry, Newry and Omagh.
Please specify preferred location on the application form
Essential: 3rd level qualification: NVQ level 4/Degree or equivalent
Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in supported employment or recruitment
Minimum of 1 years’ experience of delivering training
2nd level qualification to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and also a minimum of 3 years’ experience as above in both working in supported employment or recruitment and delivering training
Full current driving licence with access to a vehicle for work purposes (consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence).
This criterion will be waived in the case of a suitable applicant who has a disability which prohibits them from driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements in order to meet the requirements of the post in full
Desirable: Experience of working with people with disabilities or other disadvantaged groups
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access
An application form and job description may be obtained by sending a large SAE to:
The Cedar Foundation
Malcolm Sinclair House
31 Ulsterville Avenue
TEL: 02890 666188
Or alternatively by downloading an application form from the website below or applying online:
Closing date: 4pm on 22nd August 2012
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