Project Officer

Closing date: 
7 Jan 2013
The Project Worker will identifying training, educational and employment opportunities that will move adults with physical/sensory disabilities closer to the labour market with in the Western Trust area, Northern Sector.

Salary:                      £20,198 per annum (3 point incremental scale)  

Hours:                       37 hours per week

Contract:                   Temporary (Maternity cover, 9 month contract)

Location:                  Western Health & Social Care Trust, Northern Sector


  • 3rd level qualification: NVQ level 4/Degree or equivalent level professional qualification
  • Minimum of 1 year’s paid experience in the direct provision of education, training or support


  • 2nd level qualification to NVQ 3 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 year’s paid experience as above


  • The ability to work as part of a team and sustaining effective working relationships across agencies
  • Experience of using standard office IT applications such as Word, Excel, the internet and email
  • Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and Ireland and have access to a car on appointment.*


*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.



  • Diploma in Vocational Guidance or Supported Employment
  • Previous experience of vocational training
  • Previous experience of Support Employment
  • Knowledge of relevant organisations and their roles in supporting access to social and community activities




An application form and job description may be obtained by sending a large SAE to:


The Cedar Foundation

Malcolm Sinclair House

31 Ulsterville   Avenue



Or alternatively by downloading an application form from the below website:


Closing date: Monday 7th January 2013 at 4pm




Added by
Roisin Quinn