Project Worker – Golden Threads Project

Project Worker - Golden Threads Project

Relate NI is the leading relationship support charity in Northern Ireland and has been supporting people and their relationships since 1948.

We provide a range of therapeutic services and education programmes to people throughout Northern Ireland. Our vision is of a future where healthy relationships are at the heart of a thriving society, and our mission is to make expert information and support for healthy relationships available to everyone.

The Golden Threads Programme is funded by the Department of Health Mental Health Fund through the Community Foundation.  The aim of the programme is to improve the mental health of families in Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon by improving their relational capabilities. The programme objectives are:

  1. To promote healthy relationships
  2. To prevent relationship distress

In doing so we aim to divert people from crisis interventions that would otherwise occur, requiring referral to crisis support services.  The programme focuses on promoting relational capability and preventing relationship distress will offer a holistic, innovative and evidence based relational approach to improving the mental health of families and the population in Northern Ireland.

We are currently recruiting for a Project Officer to join this programme

Location:  Hybrid working arrangements, working from both Home and Relate NI premises on 1 Goban Street, Portadown and at locations across the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area.

Salary:  £26,220 – £27,260 (pro rata on 37hrs per week)

Working hours:  21 Hours per week which may include evening and weekend hours.  Fixed term to March 2024

All completed applications should be returned to:

Emma Irwin, Business Operations Lead


Address:  Relate NI, 3 Glengall Street, Belfast, BT12 5AB

We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Northern Ireland. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Closing Date:

5pm, 15th February 2022.

Applications received after this date will not be accepted.

CV’s are not accepted.

As part of the application process, the successful candidate/s will be required to complete Access NI Security Clearance before commencing employment.

*This programme is funded by the Department of Health’s Mental Health Support fund and administered by the Community Foundation Northern Ireland*

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