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Employer Liaison Mentor - Maternity Cover

Upper Springfield Development Trust

Responsible to: Belfast Works Coordinator Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £27,041 per annum pro rata Contract Term: Maternity Cover

Job Background:


This post is part of the Belfast Works Project (LEMIS+), a Belfast wide employment project implemented by a consortium of organisation led by Upper Springfield Development Trust.  The Belfast Works Partnership organisations are:


  • Ashton Community Trust
  • Impact Training
  • East Belfast Mission 


The post will involve engaging with employers across the West Belfast area to source work placement and employment opportunities for participants. The post holder will establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employers for the purpose of developing job opportunities for clients across Belfast for the Belfast Works project. They will source sector-specific vacancies as well as opportunities for individuals in designated geographical locations and manage the subsequent recruitment process. They will also be required to generate work placement opportunities with organisations across a wide range of employment sectors.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  1. Proactively develop relationships with a wide range of employers to build an employer and opportunity base, particularly focusing on the identified key industry sectors in West Belfast.
  2. Source and secure managed work placements, including subsidised wage opportunities, un-waged work experience and work taster opportunities, for clients across all employment programmes.
  3. Seek out and conduct 'cold' site visits with a view to sourcing work opportunities at new and existing sites of employment, ensuring all visits are reviewed and followed through.
  4. Work with employers to identify training and ‘route ways’ to employment, which would guarantee Belfast Works clients, interviews as a minimum.
  5. Work with employers to convert work placements into permanent employment opportunities.

Closing Date

Thursday / 26 May 2022 12:00pm

Contact Details

200 Springfield Road
BT12 7DB
United Kingdom


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