The Communities Officer will ensure that our communities have the support and assistance needed to thrive and to maximise their potential for growth in a shared and inclusive way that suits their needs.
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Flexible working base available
Salary: £28,226 (SP23) – £32,798 (SP28) per annum pro rata
To access the full criteria and to apply online, please visit www.radiushousing.org/careers. Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Holywood reception on 028 9039 7250.
Fixed term for a period of 3 years
Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in over 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland. We provide a range of services from sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people, as well as specialist care and support facilities for the frail, elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities and other complex needs.
Our aim is to be an employer of choice and to recruit employees who will embrace our vision and values and fulfil our performance standards within their role.
To be shortlisted candidates need to provide evidence of the following as a minimum:
– Level six qualification (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree, Graduate diploma) or above in a relevant discipline and 2 years’ experience working in community development
5 years recent experience working in community development
– Experience in monitoring, managing and reporting on budgets in accordance with policies, procedures and external funding requirements
– Experience of supporting communities to deliver community plans and/or events
– Knowledge of best practice in community development and empowerment
In return we offer a range of benefits to employees including great on-job training, a contributory pension scheme, a health cash plan which can provide help with dental, optician and medical costs (including cover for dependent children in full time education up to 18 years of age), free employee health checks and a Cycle to Work scheme.
Flexibility regarding working hours is also offered in some areas of the business.
For further information on employee benefits go to the employee benefits section of our website.
Closing date for applications is Friday 8th April 2022 unless otherwise stated.
Radius reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
Association wide waiting lists may be compiled for future same/similar vacancies which may arise.
Radius is an Equal Opportunities Employer.