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  • Closing Date: 5 October 2022
  • Salary: £28,226 – £33,486
  • Job Ref: CDO/09/22
Work with NIFHA

We are a Housing Association in North Belfast providing affordable quality housing to those in need. We are continually expanding our operations in Belfast and across Northern Ireland and currently have a stock portfolio of almost 1100 properties. We have a team of 40 staff.

We wish to recruit a suitably qualified person for the post of Community Development Officer

Reporting to the Housing Manager, the Community Development Officer will increase support and meaningful contact with our tenants and enhance and develop practical working relationships with local communities to deliver a more holistic and all-inclusive service that delivers sustainable tenancies. The post holder will deliver on all aspects of tenant welfare. It will also involve the development of collaborative working with tenants and key agencies in order establish tenant participation initiatives and create sustainable partnerships.

The successful candidate must have:
•A 3rd Level education OR 3 years’ experience (within the last 6 years) of supporting and developing communities in a social housing or community setting.
• At least 2 years’ experience (within the last 5 years) working to provide sustainable communities and welfare advice to vulnerable clients.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent IT skills
• The appointment will be made within the terms of the NJC Conditions of Service and salary will be at NJC Point 23, £28,226 – NJC Point 29, £33,486 plus optional contributory pension scheme currently at employer contribution of 19.5% (£5,504pa),
34 days annual leave (incl. stats) private healthcare and excellent work and family friendly policies and hybrid working arrangement.

Anyone wishing to apply for any of the above position may request a recruitment pack (application form, job description and personnel specification) by contacting NB Housing on 02890592110 or by emailing
Please note that CV’s are not acceptable