Community Engagement and Development Worker (Maternity cover until February 2019)

21 hours per week

Scale 5 - 6, SCP 22 - 28 £20,661 – £24,964 per annum pro rata

Based: Democracy House, Manchester

BHA are looking for applications from dynamic, innovative and highly motivated individuals to join our ambitious sexual health team and take on the role of Community Engagement and Development Worker for BME communities in Greater Manchester.

The Community Engagement and Development Worker role holds responsibility for establishing, developing and delivering targeted community engagement initiatives and health promotion interventions locally as part of a team. The successful applicant will work alongside a variety of stakeholders including individuals, statutory and non-statutory organisations, community groups, religious leaders and the business sector to promote the campaign messages, and increase access to services we offer.  This work will be delivered through community based outreach, one-to-one and group based interventions and the role includes monitoring and evaluation of all interventions delivered. The successful candidate must be willing to receive Hepatitis B vaccination or provide proof of current vaccination and will receive training to participate in STI and HIV testing delivering the tests and as a verifier of the test results.

The post holder will have a wide understanding of BME culture and of perceptions amongst BME communities in England relating to HIV, STIs and Sexual Health.

A flexible working approach is required – occasional evening and weekend meetings or events will be part of this role.

The successful post holder will also be expected to travel within the Greater Manchester region and occasionally to BHA regional sites and other services for work related duties and meetings.

Download an aplication pack below or

E-mail: [email protected]

Call: 0161 874 2150

CVs will not be accepted.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K. 

Closing date: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 5pm

Due to the nature of this post, a Disclosure & Barring Service search will be conducted on the successful applicant.

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