Jobs - PlayBoard NI - Service Delivery & Development Coordinator

Closing Date:  Friday 21 February 2020 – 2:00pm

Job Role:  Management

Salary:  NJC Salary Scale SO2 NJC pts 26 – 28 (£29,636 – £31,371) per annum

Hours per week:  35

Closing Date:
Friday 21 February 2020 – 2:00pm

Job Role:

NJC Salary Scale SO2 NJC pts 26 – 28 (£29,636 – £31,371) per annum

Hours per week:

PlayBoard is the leading agency for the promotion, development and delivery of play in Northern Ireland. This vibrant organisation is at the forefront of shaping the future of children and young people’s play opportunities and experiences.

  • Do you have the drive and passion to support children & young people?

  • Do you want to help children & young people reach their full potential?

  • Then this is the job for you!

Main Purpose:

The Service Delivery & Development Co-ordinator will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing all aspects of the development and delivery of Our Generation commitments.  Our Generation is a Project which is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

The Our Generation Project brings together the expertise of 7 Partner organisations for the delivery of a project that seeks to:

  • Improve good relations in communities which have been impacted negatively by conflict through the development and delivery of youth and children’s programmes focused on mental wellbeing and resilience.

  • Ensure quality assurance of the delivery mechanisms, and develop mental health and resilience guidelines for youth focused organisations.

Liaising directly with the accountable body (Action Mental Health) and project partners, the post holder will line manage a team of Play Participation Officers and Administrator working across Northern Ireland and the ROI as required to deliver a play programme (Spaces to Be) as part of the overall Our Generation project.

This role will be based at PlayBoard Head Office, 7 Crescent Gardens, Belfast.

The successful applicant will have:

Essential requirements:

  • Have attained a degree relevant to the post, OR have 4 years full-time continuous employment experience developing and managing children & young people projects.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ full time experience providing staff line management which also involves providing support and supervision responsibility.

  • Experience of planning, implementing and monitoring structured face to face delivery programmes.Experience of Writing overarching programme evaluation reports focused on demonstrating impact.
  • Demonstrate your Knowledge and understanding of the importance of Play for Children and Young People.

  • Have excellent motivational leadership and management skills that inspire staff to work effectively, both individually and as a team.

Benefits working for PlayBoard:

  • Flexible working

  • Competitive salary

  • Excellent pension package with Standard Life

  • Occupational sick pay subject to service

  • 24 days’ holiday per year plus 11 bank holidays

  • Committed management team giving continuous support.

The contract for this post will be up to 31st December 2022.

If you are a proactive person with the required skill set, want a job that makes a real difference to children & young people, takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail, tenacious and outgoing, we’re interested to hear from you.

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Peace IV - European Regional Development Fund

The post is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.