Waverley Care
Waverley Care

Charity registered in Scotland SC036500

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity. Across Scotland, we are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, encouraging people to get tested and providing much needed support to people living with, or affected by these conditions. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.


Current vacancies

Health Improvement Coordinator - SX (Part Time)

  • Part time
  • £25,896 pro-rata
  • Blended working - from home, in office and community based (Lothian and Forth Valley)
  • Closing 20th December 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting a new Health Improvement Coordinator to join our SX team.

This role will deliver key health promotion and support activities across Lothian and Forth Valley, focusing on improving the sex, health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and all men who have sex with men.

Service delivery will include both in-person and digital delivery, taking a person-centred approach to service user needs. The post holder will also contribute to national SX projects.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men. You will have demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable groups, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a range of service users and stakeholders.

Access to a vehicle and ability to travel is essential.

If you have the qualities we're looking for, 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.

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Digital Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 21st June 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting a Digital Communications Officer to help us build awareness and support for our work across Scotland.

The successful candidate will join us at a crucial time in our history as we work towards hepatitis C elimination, zero HIV transmissions and improved sexual health education for all in Scotland.

The Digital Communications Officer position is a newly created role to support the work of the Communications Manager. You will be responsible for shining a spotlight on the work we do, why we do it and the impact it has on our service users through inspiring storytelling and data driven strategy. This term is fixed term for 18 months, with the possibility of extension.

We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated communications professional who can bring the following attributes to the role:

· An experienced and driven digital communicator, with excellent copywriting skills and an eye for a story.

· A proactive individual with an infectious enthusiasm for digital communications and their finger on the pulse of new developments in digital marketing and communications.

· A team player who can develop strong working relationships across a range of operational teams and stakeholders who work with us to deliver services.

· A commitment to continued professional development.

· An interest in our work and the life changing impact it has.

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.

For enquiries related to this role, please contact: Niamh Barton-Maynard (Communications Manager)

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Health Improvement Coordinator – Highland/Argyll & Bute

  • Full time
  • £25,896
  • Blended working from home and in office (Highland and Argyll & Bute)
  • Closing 21st July 2021

Waverley Care are looking for a new Health Improvement Coordinator to provide HIV and blood borne virus prevention and support, as well as wider sexual health promotion, across Highland and Argyll and Bute. The post holder will provide support to individuals living with HIV and deliver key prevention messages targeting those at higher risk of HIV transmission and poor sexual health outcomes – this will include providing testing services, supplying safer sex materials at public sex environments (PSE) and a range of online services. The post holder will also coordinate condom schemes across both areas.

We are looking for someone with an interest in, and passion for, improving the lives of people affected by blood borne viruses and poor sexual health. They must have demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable groups, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a range of service users and stakeholders. This role demands a number of face-to-face activities in both Highland and Aryll & Bute, so access to a vehicle and ability to travel is essential.

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Health Improvement Coordinator – SX

  • Part time
  • £25,896 pro-rata
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh and East Central Scotland)
  • Closing 18th August 2021

Waverley Care are looking for a new Health Improvement Coordinator to join our SX team.

SX is about improving the sex, health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men, and all men who have sex with men, living in Scotland. Our ethos is to be sex positive, and we work with both cis and trans men.

This post holder will deliver key health promotion and support activities across Lothian and Forth Valley as part of a team, with some involvement in national SX projects. Service delivery will include both in-person and digital delivery, taking a person-centred approach to service user needs.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men. They must have demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable groups, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a range of service users and stakeholders.

Reports to: SX Lead

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Digital Communications Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,896
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office based in Edinburgh or Glasgow)
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting a Digital Communications Officer to help us build awareness and support for our work across Scotland.

The successful candidate will join us at a crucial time in our history as we work towards hepatitis C elimination, zero HIV transmissions and improved sexual health education for all in Scotland.

The Digital Communications Officer position is a newly created role to support the work of the Communications Manager. You will be responsible for shining a spotlight on the work we do, why we do it and the impact it has on our service users through inspiring storytelling and data driven strategy.

We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated communications professional who can bring the following attributes to the role:

  • An experienced and driven digital communicator, with excellent copywriting skills and an eye for a story.
  • A proactive individual with an infectious enthusiasm for digital communications and their finger on the pulse of new developments in digital marketing and communications.
  • A team player who can develop strong working relationships across a range of operational teams and stakeholders who work with us to deliver services.
  • A commitment to continued professional development.
  • An interest in our work and the life changing impact it has.

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.

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Peer Support Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,896 – £28,626 pro-rata
  • Hybrid Working (Office is based in Glasgow)
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting a Peer Support Coordinator to pilot an innovative new approach to peer support in Glasgow, specifically for people who use drugs who are living with a blood borne virus (BBV), either hepatitis C or HIV or both.

The successful candidate will join us at a crucial time in our history as we work towards hepatitis C elimination, zero HIV transmissions and improved sexual health for all in Scotland.

The Peer Support Coordinator will recruit, train and supervise peer supporters with lived experience of drug misuse and/or of living with a BBV to enable them to support our service users who are living similar lives. The aim of the role is to make sure anyone living with a BBV in Glasgow can access peer support if they so wish, to support them to be cured of hepatitis C or to live well with HIV.

The Peer Support Coordinator will also facilitate a new peer support group for people who use drugs who are living with HIV as part of the Glasgow HIV outbreak in Glasgow city centre – for more information, see waverleycare.org/HIVappeal.

We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated individual with a passion for improving the lives of people affected by blood borne viruses. 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.

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Development Manager (Black, Asian, & Minority Ethnic Communities)

  • Full time
  • £35,499
  • Flexible, with ability to travel between Waverley Care locations across Scotland
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting a Development Manager to lead on our work with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities across Scotland.

We are looking for someone who can help us to reach new communities with messages around sexual health and HIV prevention, treatment and care in Scotland, while also developing our existing work in new and innovative ways.

You will demonstrate that there are no ‘hard to reach’ communities, and take the lead on how to best reach different communities to help Scotland get to zero HIV transmissions.

The Development Manager will work closely with wider Waverley Care staff to make sure that BAME communities are represented and have a voice in service delivery and development. You will also work closely with the Leadership Team to ensure the charity is at the forefront of working with BAME communities around sexual health and HIV, and will represent Waverley Care on these issues at high level meetings.

This is a critically important new role at a crucial time in our charity's history as we work towards hepatitis C elimination and zero HIV transmissions in Scotland.

We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated individual with a passion for improving the lives of people affected by blood borne viruses. 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.

Given the nature of this role, it is a genuine occupational requirement that candidates for this post should identify as being from a BAME community.

Reports to: Chief Executive

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Health Improvement Coordinator - African Health

  • Part time
  • £25,896 pro-rata
  • Blended working (working from home and community-based work in Forth Valley)
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Waverley Care are recruiting for a Health Improvement Coordinator to provide support to people from African communities, living in Forth Valley.

The post holder will deliver key prevention and support activities, as well as working to tackle HIV-related stigma across the region, while maintaining partnerships with key figures within the community. Service delivery will include both in-person and digital delivery, taking a person-centred approach to service user needs.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of people from African communities in Scotland.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of working with African communities, as well as vulnerable groups, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a range of service users and stakeholders.

Access to a vehicle and ability to travel is essential given the community-based nature of the role.

If you have the qualities we're looking for, 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.

Given the nature of this role, it is a genuine occupational requirement that candidates for this post should identify as being from an African community.

Reports to:Health Improvement Manager - North of Scotland/National Services

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