Community Inclusion Support Workers (Reserve / Bank List)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary part-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1372453

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a number of Community Inclusion & Progression Support Workers to help Orchardville deliver the highest quality of services.

Community Inclusion & Progression Support Workers – Orchardville

Orchardville is a registered charity under the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.  We have been suppporting people with Learning Disabilities and / or Autism in employment in Belfast for over 35 years.  Founded in 1982 by a group of parents and carers who sought a more challenging alternative to Day Centres, Orchardville has continued to grow geographically and the services offered have developed and expanded substantially over the years.

 Salary:  £8.86 per hour + 7% non-contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period).

Hours:  Various hours available throughout the working week (9am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday)


The purpose of this recruitment is to create a reserve / bank list of suitable candidates who will provide support to our community service during times of sickness absence, staff holidays and busy periods. Bank hours will be available at the following locations:

  • Orchardville, Lisburn (Wallace Avenue, Lisburn, BT27 4AE)
  • Orchardville, Belfast (144 – 152 Ravenhill Road, Belfast, BT6 8ED)
  • Orchardville, Bangor (159 Belfast Road, Bangor, BT20 3PP)

There will be a requirement to travel throughout Greater Belfast and North Down to facilitate participant / group activities. Hours will be allocated on an ‘as and when required’ basis.

The post-holder will:

Work as part of the Community team by providing group and one-to-one support to participants with learning disability and / or autism to enable them to access group activities and maximise their individual potential.  Activities will promote greater independence, confidence and the development of new skills.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 12 noon.

CV’s will no be accepted.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications form all suitably qualified persons.  However, an analysis of the composition of our workforce has revealed that men, members of the Roman Catholic community and those from ethnic minority backgrounds are currently under-represented.  We would therefore particularly welcome applications form men, Roman Catholics and those from ethnic minority backgrounds.  All appoointments will be made solely on the basis of merit.