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Community Engagement Officer (Horticultural Lead) PT

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: Up to £24716.00 per annum

Contacts: Caila Cunningham,

Job Ref: BBBH49587

Expiry date: 2024-03-08

Honeycomb has partnered with a charitable organisation in the recruitment of a part time Community Engagement Officer (Horticultural Lead), 22.5 hr, based in Belfast at £24,716 pro rata.

Your Package/Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary £24,716 pr
  • 25 Days holiday pr plus an extra 1 day per year of employment up to 5 years
  • Plus 11 statutory days pr per year
  • 5 hour work week, flexible working hours, can spread across 3 or 5 days
  • Enhanced terms for expectant parents
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Additional development and training
  • Financial support with professional membership fees

The company:

This organisation has the vision to see empowered communities grow from the ground up, they aim to create sustainable happy and healthy places to work, live and play.

Established over 30 years ago they are a charity that are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, filled with life, joy and colour! They do this by helping individuals gain skills, training, and employment, overcoming crippling challenges such as poverty and isolation - what an amazing organisation to be a part of!

What would a typical day look like for you?

If you are someone who loves to be hands on in a role, this is perfect for you! This role marries a few different qualities, some of the main responsibilities are outlined below. Your days will be diverse, working across 4 gardens and being adaptable with the weather and the seasons!

  • Developing and supporting on horticultural projects in NI
  • Providing practical support and site management
  • Delivering horticultural training programmes, ensuring all projects are undertaken in compliance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Proactively engaging and mentoring communities to promote long term sustainability
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders, developing through communication skills
  • Budget management, ensuring projects are delivering within expected budgets, timeframes and with the expected outputs
  • Ensuring project delivery in line with funding, publicity and reporting requirements
  • Completion of quarterly reports, managing own procurement and admin
  • Actively engaging in learning and development needs, evaluating training to demonstrate needs have been met
  • Sharing good practice, contributing to the success of projects and community goals

Person Specification

  • Ability to demonstrate Horticultural experience is essential
  • Ability to show experience of delivering (horticultural) training is desired
  • Show initiative in prioritising workload while under deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience completing tasks within tight timeframes, maintain strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in using IT systems, knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office packages
  • Hold a full driving licence, with access to a car for business purposes

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Caila Cunningham (02890131221) at Honeycomb on 028 9620 7050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

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