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Job Title: Health Improvement Coordinator
Hours of work: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Duration: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Holidays: 36 days, including public holidays
Reports to: Health Improvement Manager, Glasgow
Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 25 November 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 8 December 2020
We’re recruiting a Health Improvement Coordinator to join our West of Scotland team, working with prisoners living with or at risk of hepatitis C and HIV.
You will deliver assertive outreach, education and testing work with people who are either in prison, recently liberated, or otherwise involved in criminal justice projects. You will also provide support to service users living with hepatitis C and HIV, at every stage of their journey from testing through to treatment and beyond.
In the role, you will work closely with prison staff and relevant third-party organisations to make sure service users can access ongoing, community-based support to help them remain engaged in care and treatment post-liberation.
As part of our broader Health Improvement Team, you will also support our community-based support work with people at increased risk of HIV and hepatitis C. This will include street work, including in locations frequented by people who are actively injecting drugs.
We are looking for someone who has a strong track record of, and is passionate about working with vulnerable people with multiple and complex needs to improve their health and wellbeing. If that sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.
In return, we offer a supportive and valuing work environment with encouragement to develop personally and professionally.
Please note this position is a 12 month fixed term contract.
For enquiries related to this role, please contact Claire Kofman (Senior Manager, West of Scotland Services)
Tel: 0141 332 2520 | Email: email@example.com