Job | Full Time

Right 4 U Project Officer

Cedar Foundation

Carer Professions
£23,080 pro rata per annum
The Project Officer will provide a range of interventions that will enable individuals engaging in the service to overcome barriers and become more independent

The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff member:


Right 4 U Project Officer                               REF: 22-008-R4UPO-BHSCT-WEB

(Two Posts)


The Cedar Foundation deliver a range of services centred around the individual needs of each person and enabling people with autism to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities.


The Project Officer will provide a range of interventions that will enable individuals engaging in the service to overcome barriers and become more independent.


Purpose of the Job: 


  • To identify, assess, plan and facilitate a range of individual strategies and activities to promote personal resilience and improve access to mainstream community provision.
  • To develop a customised programme of community-based activity for individuals with ASD (and their family if applicable) that will encourage their engagement within local community.
  • To facilitate personal development programmes tailored to individual needs of the service users.
  • To develop and maintain a professional, empathetic and informative working relationship with individuals, families, carers, advocates and other professionals.


Hours:                                  Post 1: 37 hrs per week (evening work required) Permanent

                                                Post 2: 35 hrs per week (evening work required) 1st February 2022 – 31st January 2023 initially


Locations:                           Belfast Health & Social Care Trust area

                                            Office Base; 1 Ravenhill Reach Close, Ormeau Embankment, Belfast, BT6 8RB

Salary:                                 Commencing on £23,080 per annum (pro rata)


  • Starting on 20 days annual leave pro rata plus Cedar recognises 12 public/bank holidays
  • Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 4% employee contribution and 5% employer contribution.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Investor in People Platinum with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
  • Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support


  • Cashback health scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers.

Essential Criteria:


  • RQF level 6 (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree) or equivalent level in Psychology, Education, Community work, Health & Social Care or a relevant discipline professional qualification


  • 1 years paid experience in working with individuals with ASD to include developing strategies to enhance their social interaction


  • Minimum RQF 4 or equivalent in Psychology, Education, Community Work, Health & Social Care or a relevant discipline.


  • 3 years’ experience as above
  • Proficiency in IT skills, specifically Microsoft Work, Excel & Outlook
  • Ability to work independently with good organisational, communication & interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

Closing Date: 27th January 2022

Interview Date: 7th February 2022


Apply online at:



(Please Note:  Previous applicants need not apply)

Closing Date

Thursday / 27 January 2022 11:59pm

Contact Details

1 Ravenhill Reach Close
Ormeau Embankment
United Kingdom


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