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Job Opportunity - Peer Case Worker at Positively UK

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Allan Anderson
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Job Opportunity - Peer Case Worker at Positively UK
Posted on: August 1 2011, 10:26 am

PEER SUPPORT WORKER BRENT

SALARY 22,500 to 25,000 depending on experience

HOURS Full-time / 35 hours per week

Positively UK has been awarded a new contract by NHS Brent to provide peer support services to residents of the borough living with HIV. Brent is a unique borough, with two-thirds of people living with HIV being heterosexual, the majority of those from African communities.

The peer-led ethos is at the core of Positively UK, and our peer support services have a reputation for high standards and empowering people to make changes to their lives. We are now recruiting a new team member to drive forward and develop a programme of one-to-one support, groups and workshops in Brent. As an integral part of the Case Work Team at Positively UK in Islington, you will be working extensively in Brent, as a member of the multi-disciplinary teams at Monks Park, Northwick Park Hospital and other venues in the borough.

You will be a self-starter, able to work as part of a team on your own initiative.  The successful candidate will be:

   Diagnosed, and living with HIV, for at least two years
   A self-starter, able to develop new services and partnerships
   Able to work as part of a team and under own supervision
   Experience of providing one-to-one support to people living with HIV or other vulnerable groups

For an informal chat about the position please contact Beatrice or Stella on 0207 713 0444.
Application is by CV and no more than two sides of A4 stating how you meet the person specification.
Final date for applications noon on Monday 15 August; Interviews will be held Wednesday 24 August.

Please email info@positivelyuk.org for a person spec and to return completed applications. 

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