Community Development Worker (African & Migrant Communities)

Location: Hull
Closing Date: 29th Sep 2021
MESMAC

Employment Type: Employed

Come and join our team in Hull where we have an exciting opportunity for Community Development Worker, working with African & Migrant Communities in Hull.

Overall Aim:
  • To reduce the prevalence of HIV/STI infection and poor sexual health within the Hull population and Black African and migrant communities.
  • To promote better sexual health choices through outreach, social media, events and community development.
  • To reduce late diagnosis of HIV and other STIs in Hull.

 

Prime Objectives:
  • To develop expertise in and focus the majority of work on the following target group: Black African and Migrant communities. To maintain and use the skills required to work with all population groups.
  • To undertake outreach work, focusing on the following target groups: Black African and Migrant communities groups, areas/events where the above may go – assessing need in relation to safer sex and sexual health.
  • To develop forums, groups and events which meet the needs of Black African and Migrant communities.
  • To offer information, training and sexual health resources, including condoms and lube, in a variety of settings; including over the telephone, face to face and over internet.
  • To deliver appropriate community based sexual health interventions including HIV and syphilis point of care tests (POCT), pregnancy tests and chlamydia gonorrhoea screening to the target groups in community settings and during our testing drop ins at our Hull base.
  • To market these services, monitor and evaluate them.
  • To work in partnership with appropriate agencies to develop these services further.

 

Salary: NJC scale 6 (points 19 – 22) starting at £25,481 pro rata per annum for 14 hours per week. This is a 1 year fixed term contract with possible extension. Salary is reviewed annually. There is a 5% workplace pension (on completion of probationary period). This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with barred lists check.

Closing date for application is Noon on Wednesday 29th September 2021.

Please note that late applications and CV’s will not be accepted

If your application is successful then Interviews will be on Monday 11th October 2021 in Hull.

We value diversity and are an equal opportunities employer, as well as a Disability Confident employer. Applications are welcome from all suitably skilled persons from all sections of the community, in particular the african community who are currently under-represented in our Hull workforce.

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