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USDT Recruitment

USDT believes that our staff and volunteers make the biggest difference: working together, living our values, providing quality services to be proud of.

Recent Job Opportunities

Job vacancy at Upper Springfield Development Trust for a General Cleaner.

Post: General Cleaner
Location: Based at the offices of Upper Springfield Development Trust
Contracted hours: 20 hours per week
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Responsible To: Office Manager
Purpose of role: To ensure that the USDT offices, meeting rooms, toilets, kitchen, hallway and stairs are kept in a clean and orderly condition.

Cleaner Job Description Jan 19

Cleaner Application Form

Cleaner Monitoring form Jan 19

Please download job information forms above. Completed application form and monitoring form should be returned by email by Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 12 noon to: j.fegan@usdt.co.uk

The Upper Springfield Development Trust’s Youth Team wishes to recruit the following posts for their Street Works Programme:

Job Title:         Assistant Youth Support Workers x 3

Location:        689 Springfield Road, Belfast, BT12 7FP

Hours:             6 hours per week (43 weeks per year)

Salary:             Minimum wage

Contract:        Fixed term contract until the 31st December 2021 (funded by Children In Need)


Job Purpose:  The Street Works Programme is an exciting new addition to the Upper Springfield Development Trust Youth Team menu of community Youth Work services.  The project is funded by Children In Need and will last for 3 years. The Street Works Programme will operate a youth ‘drop in’ service, alongside outreach detached work, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The programme will make three significant differences to young people’s lives.

  1. The Street Works Programme will ensure young people are physically safe & well.
  2. Young people will become positively empowered by leading and directing the programme.
  3. The programme will build positive relationships between young people and youth workers which will enhance the social inclusion and community connections for young people.

This is an excellent opportunity for young people who are just beginning their pathway into a professional career in community youth work. Successful candidates will be employed for the duration of the 3 years of the project and will be expected to complete a range of relevant community youth work training programmes throughout their employment as part of a personal and professional development plan.  In addition to this candidates will be supported by professionally qualified youth workers and an organisation with a proven track record of effective youth work delivery.

This programme will be delivered on Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings between 8.00pm and 11.00 pm and will involve supporting young people via a youth ‘drop in’ and engaging young people via outreach and detached work.


Application form can be downloaded from: Youth Application  
Full job description can be downloaded from: Assistant Youth Support Worker JD
Monitoring form can be downloaded from: Monitoring form

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 20th December 2018 at 12 noon (please note deadline has been extended).

Please note interviews will take place on Friday 11th of January 2019.

Please return applications to: j.fegan@usdt.co.uk

The selection panel reserves the right to enhance the short-listing criteria in order to facilitate manageable shortlists.

The Upper Springfield Development Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Upper Springfield Development Trust wish to employ a Health Development Worker.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery and evaluation of a range of health and wellbeing initiatives across the Upper Springfield and Whiterock localities.

Post: Health Development Worker
Location: Upper Springfield Development Trust, 689 Springfield Road, BT12 7FP
Contracted hours: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,221 pro rata
Responsible To: Healthy Living Centre Manager

Completed applications should be returned by email to:  j.fegan@usdt.co.uk

Closing date: 21st September 2018 at 12:00 noon.


Please see below for recruitment documents to be downloaded, completed and returned.

Health Development Worker – Job Description 2018

Heath Development Worker – Application Sept 2018_0

Monitoring form (May 2018)

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1979_0



West Belfast Works Unemployed trainingWest Belfast Works Underemployed training

West Belfast Works is delighted to announce the advertisement/readvertisement of posts previously available on the WBW/SIF project.

Total Hair & Beauty – Trainee Hairdresser x 2 (PT)

Premier Cleaning – Trainee Industrial Cleaner (FT)

Boyles Furniture – FT Carpet Cutter/Mat Maker

Corrigan Village (Falls Community Council) – 2 x FT Community Support Officers

To apply for any of the above you need to be out of work either 6 out of the last 9 months OR 12 out of the last 24 months. Vacancies are for 51 weeks (unless otherwise stated) and paid at national minimum wage. The deadline for applying for these posts is 12noon on August 10th 2016.

To apply please download the and monitoring form and return both to Jacqueline Fegan at USDT (Top of the Rock Centre) j.fegan@usdt.co.uk.

The advert is available for download and distribution from this link.

WBPB Conway Mill

West Belfast Works at Conway Mill on the 29/6/16


If you are interested in any of the current job vacancies, please download the application form for the job you are interested in, fill out the form and send us it using the form below.

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Volunteering Service

We offer you the opportunity to explore new areas of work, build confidence, gain valuable skills and experience.Whether you are a student looking to enhance your career prospects, thinking of changing your career path, unemployed or retired, or most importantly you want to engage with your community, we would like to hear from you.

USDT is always looking for volunteers who can work with our staff team to provide support in the work we do. Volunteers play a vital role in helping us to deliver our charitable objectives such as delivering Befriending support to young people or adults with disabilities, outreach and detached youth work on the street, volunteer creche workers, volunteering in our charity shop as well as fundraising and administration etc.

Our Volunteer team is made up of people from many different backgrounds and ages, all of them bringing a variety of skills and experience that is next-to-none.

What we can offer a volunteer:

  • Induction
  • Training (if applicable)
  • Structured support and supervision
  • Out of pocket expenses
  • Recognition of your time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives

If you would like to join our team and support us in our quest to improve life opportunities for local people then please get in touch.

*The Upper Springfield Development Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.