Community Inclusion Officer

Closing date: 
24 Mar 2017
The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff member: Community Inclusion Officer REF: 17/44/CIO/WEB

The Community Inclusion Officer is responsible for developing, facilitating and coordinating social and community networking opportunities for people with disabilities living in the Ards and North Down area of the South Eastern H&SC Trust.


Hours:                        37 hours per week

Contract:                    Temporary contract covering maternity leave

Location:                    The Cedar Foundation, Finance Building, Ards Hospital, Church Street, Newtownards, BT23 4AS

Salary:                        3 point incremental scale starting on £21,057 per annum 


  • Minimum QCF level 5/Degree or equivalent level professional qualification


Minimum 2 years’ experience of supporting people with disabilities or other vulnerable individuals to enhance their community engagement


  • Minimum QCF level 3 or equivalent


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as above
  • Experience of using standard office IT applications such as Word, Excel, the internet and email
  • Knowledge of relevant public bodies and community organisations that can support social and community engagement opportunities
  • 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. 


  • Experience of working with adults with Physical and Sensory Disabilities
  • Experience in a Community Development role


Apply online 

Closing Date: Friday 24th March 2017 at 4pm

Expected Interview Date: 3rd April 2017



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Roisin Quinn