We are seeking a Support and Prevention Worker to work as part of our Health Project.
Covering the NHS Forth Valley region, the purpose of the post is:
- To promote HIV awareness with Africans in Forth Valley, developing and delivering information materials, events
and training in collaboration with relevant community groups and Forth Valley organisations.
- To improve
access to health care generally for Africans living in Forth Valley; to improve access to HIV testing for
Africans living in Forth Valley.
- To provide training and support on delivering culturally appropriate
services to relevant agencies in Forth Valley.
- Through consultation with existing and potential service
users and other organisations, develop a support service for African people living with HIV in Forth Valley;
identify appropriate ways of providing emotional and practical support for this group and develop policy and
practice guidelines to deliver the service.
This post is initially funded for one year by NHS Forth Valley. Ethnic origin for this post must be African;
permitted under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.