CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES WORKER

 

Job Title: Children, Young People and Families Worker

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: NJC scales SCP 26-31 (£13,900 - £16,436 pro rata)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Manchester

 

We’re looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Children, Young People and Families Worker.

 

You will be working directly with children and young people living with HIV and working with their families where appropriate.

 

The post holder will be employed by George House Trust but will work as part of the ‘Passionate about Sexual Health’ (PaSH) partnership.

 

The PaSH Partnership comprises George House Trust, BHA for Equality and LGBT Foundation, together delivering Greater Manchester’s Sexual Health Improvement Programme.  

 

As well as having up to date knowledge about HIV, you will have experience of working directly with children and young people and of organising either peer support groups or group activities.

 

You will have strong and proven advocacy skills and a commitment to ensuring excellent life outcomes for children and young people living with HIV.

 

A level 3 NVQ qualification – or equivalent - in a children and young people related topic is essential for this post.     
 

If you think you have the skills and experience to join us, you can download an application pack with more details about the role and a person specification.

 

The closing date for this post is 9:00am on Friday 23rd June 2017

Please note that applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Interviews will take place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th July 2017

 

We especially welcome applications from groups which reflect George House Trusts’ service user groups – HIV positive people (and other disabled people), gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, and people from refugee communities.

 

George House Trust’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

 

A Disclosure & Barring Service check will be requested, at the time that a job offer is made.

 

George House Trust's vision is for all people living in the North West of England to live happy and healthy lives and be free from stigma and discrimination; for all people to know their HIV status and to be HIV aware. Read our Mission and Values here.

Wednesday, 7 June, 2017

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