Development Worker (Northern Ireland), based Belfast metropolitan area

Part time - 2.5 days per day

We are currently seeking to appoint a Development Worker to support the delivery of new Sea Cadet Units and the development of existing Units in priority areas of MSSC’s Northern Ireland, and to ensure local delivery is achieved against key targets. Based in the Belfast Metropolitan Area, you will work closely with other delivery partners and with MSSC local staff, volunteers and young people to:

  • Recruit and help develop new adult volunteers;

  • Recruit more young people to participate in our activities;

  • Provide ‘on the ground’ support to help units develop capability and capacity for the longer term

  • Set up new Sea Cadet units in local priority areas;

  • Co-ordinate PR across North Ireland units to maximise the Sea Cadets’ profile;




This is an exciting and rewarding role, partly funded by external partners of MSSC who are committed to widening young people’s opportunities to take part in challenging and developmental activities. The role presents a real opportunity to make a difference, particularly in areas of high deprivation.

Candidates will need to demonstrate experience of managing volunteers, strong interpersonal and project management skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders. A flexible approach to work and working patterns is also a must.

Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form, both available on the right hand side of this page. Please feel free to submit your CV in support of your application.

Please email applications to Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Raechel Horowitz, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing date for applications: midday, 12 March 2017

Interview are to take place on 15 March 2017

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7654 7000 or email for more information