Project Worker (Part Time) Do Something Active – Extended Closing Date
Thank you for your interest in the post of Youth Project Worker Do Something Active
The following outlines basic information about working terms and conditions. Full terms and conditions will be detailed in a Contract of Employment, which will be provided to the successful candidate.
Location Belfast offices but travel expected
Hours of Work
This is a part-time post for 14 hours per week. The DSA project worker will be required to take a flexible approach to work and regularly work evenings and occasional weekends.
Length of contract
This post is available on a fixed-term basis (to 31st March 2023). The successful candidate will be issued with a detailed Contract of Employment within 4 weeks from the date of commencing work.
• Salary: £22,558 JNC Pay Scales – Pro-rata (to the agreed hours)
• Annual Leave, Public & Privilege Holidays: The leave entitlement is 20 days Annual Leave and 10 days Public Holidays (calculated pro-rata for part-time employees). The leave-year runs from 1st January to 31st December.
• Pension: the post holder will join the company pension scheme.
• Probationary Period – There will be a probationary period of 6 months.
Smoking Policy & Role Modelling
Boys & Girls Clubs operates a strict non-smoking policy which also applies to the use of e-cigarettes. All personnel, staff and volunteers, are prohibited from smoking in Boys & Girls Clubs’ premises, when present at or leading on activities and events and at any time in the presence of children and young people. Staff and volunteers provide positive role modelling to the children and young people with whom we work and therefore any behaviour inconsistent with professional standards of best practice is not permitted.
Equality of Opportunity
Boys & Girls Clubs is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons, irrespective of religious belief, gender, physical ability, race, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether they have dependants. All applicants for employment will be considered based on merit.
To demonstrate our commitment to equality in employment we need to monitor the community background of all employees and job applicants as required by The Fair Employment and Treatment (NI) Order 1998. Therefore, we require all job applicants to complete and return a Monitoring Questionnaire. Personnel involved in either the short-listing or interview selection processes will not see its contents. However, if you do not complete this questionnaire, and return it with your completed and signed Application Form, we will not be able to process your application to the next stage of selection.
Child Protection (Safeguarding)
In compliance with Child Protection legislation the preferred candidate must agree to an Access NI managed Police check.
The information within this application pack is designed to give applicants a fuller picture of the post and a brief introduction to Boys & Girls Clubs.
Applicants will be informed by email if they have been shortlisted or not for interview.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place in August at the Belfast Offices of Boys & Girls Clubs.
After reading through the pack, we trust that you will be interested in applying for the post and ask that you please complete the Application Form in Word Version and return it by 5.00pm Monday the 29th of August to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will find the following enclosed within the pack/application form above
2. General Information and Appointment Notes
3. Pre-employment checks
4. Job Description and Person Specification
5. Application Form – includes Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Questionnaire &
Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Form (also available to download separately in Word format)