North Belfast Employment Programme

The North Belfast Employment Programme offers paid employment and training opportunities for 51 weeks for individuals who are 12 months or more unemployed or economically inactive. 

The jobs will include carrying out environmental improvements on owner-occupied and private-rental houses including energy efficiency measures, along with the creation of two community gardens in Ardoyne and Ballysillan.

Participants will be able to undertake Level 2 accredited training in Horticulture, General Construction and a Level 3 Domestic Energy Assessor Award.

Key benefits include:

  • 51 Weeks Paid Employment
  • Earn Over £210 Per Week
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Protective Clothing
  • Level 2/3 Training


  • Unemployed for 12 months or more
  • Economically Inactive
  • Living in North Belfast
  • Not participating on Steps to Success
  • Further eligibility criteria may apply

Key Contact

Claire Finnegan

028 9074 5408
275 Antrim Road Belfast BT15 2GZ
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