Hwupenyu Health and Wellbeing Project
Hwupenyu Health and Wellbeing Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC044991

HWUPENYU means 'life', and the project will assist people living with HIV/AIDS, Bloodborne Viruses, sexual health infections and other related health problems such as high cholesterol levels, weight management, depression, mental health problems etc. HWUPENYU will help fill in a gap and reduce health inequalities between the Black Minority Ethnic communities living in Scotland and the indigenous population.

Current vacancies

Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £31,995 pro-rata
  • Covering Glasgow & Greater Glasgow Area
  • Closing 22nd November 2019

Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project has developed comprehensive and cohesive provision for the delivery of HIV prevention and support services for Black Minority Ethnic communities living in Glasgow & Greater Glasgow. The project delivers services and activities will that place an emphasis on access, prevention, treatment, and therapeutic services in a culturally sensitive manner.

We currently have a vacant position for a Health & Wellbeing Coordinator; the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of Hwupenyu’s services and activities. The Project Coordinator will also be asked to further establish and manage the referral pathway to Hwupenyu’s services, predominantly from NHS services. As part of their role the Project Coordinator will also be the lead facilitator delivering our ‘Health Improvement Workshops’, either in a Group work setting or on a 1 -1 basis.

The post will be subject to a genuine occupational requirement and is open to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, from Black African or Afro Caribbean communities (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, disability and race).

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Mental Health Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,000 pro-rata
  • Covering the Greater Glasgow Area
  • Closing 28th August 2019

Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project is a not-for-profit organisations and has developed comprehensive and cohesive provision for the delivery of HIV prevention and support services for Black Minority Ethnic communities living in Greater Glasgow. The project delivers services and activities that will place an emphasis on access, prevention, treatment, and therapeutic services in a culturally sensitive way.

We currently have a new position for a Mental Health Worker, the role is key to ensuring our organisation maintains its reputation and embraces best practice and highest standards of service. You will be supporting clients and their families within the BAME to bring about a better understanding of living with HIV and other health conditions, and most importantly the support available from Hwupenyu. The Mental Health Worker will also be able to establish good working relationships both within the organisation and externally. This is a post is funded for 3 years.

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