Assistant Community Development Officer (Part-time)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Belfast
  • 12.80

Bluestones Staffing

Main purpose of job

To be responsible to the Community Development Officer for the programming, organisation and development of activities for groups within and outside council community centres, contributing to the work of a community development team within both the designated area and citywide.

To coordinate and integrate the service work in the promotion of community development, equality of opportunity and the promotion of good community relations.

To initiate and assist local groups or organisations, through community development, to meet their objectives.

Essential criteria

Experience

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least one year’s relevant experience, gained in the workplace, of:

a)     organising and developing community development programmes of activities; and

b)     supporting and supervising volunteers.

Short-listing criteria

In addition to the above experience, Belfast City Council reserves the right to short-list only those applicants who, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:

  • in the first instance, can demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least two years’ relevant experience, gained in the workplace in the areas detailed above;
  •  in the second instance, have successfully completed Stages I and II of the Youth and Community course or NIPPA Diploma, NVQ II in Playwork, NVQ II in Community Work, or similar equivalent qualifications; and
  • in the third instance, have at least five GCSEs (grades A – C) including English, or equivalent qualifications.
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