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.


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Health Improvement Coordinator (Hepatitis C)

  • Full time
  • £25,389 – £28,065
  • Hepatitis C Services Manager, Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

At Waverley Care, we take a positive approach to HIV, Hepatitis C and Sexual Health. We’re currently recruiting for a Health Improvement Coordinator to join our Hepatitis C Information and Support Team in Glasgow.

As part of the team you will deliver one-to-one assertive outreach, supporting individuals living with hepatitis C at every stage of their journey, from testing through to treatment and a life free from hepatitis C. You will also support the delivery of hepatitis C and HIV education, working with people at risk of contracting these conditions to provide opportunities for them to access testing.

The role is primarily community-based, taking services out to where people are, rather than waiting for them to come to us. This will involve working in places frequented by people who are actively injecting drugs.

In doing so, you will work closely our HIV Street Support Team, alongside community-based partners, including addiction nurses.

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.

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Health Improvement Coordinator (Prisons)

  • Full time
  • £25,389 – £28,065
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

At Waverley Care, we take a positive approach to HIV, Hepatitis C and Sexual Health. We’re currently recruiting a Health Improvement Coordinator to deliver prison work as part of our Hepatitis C Information and Support Service in Glasgow.

As part of the team, you will support individuals living with hepatitis C, who are either in prison or recently liberated, at every stage of their journey, from testing through to treatment and a life free from hepatitis C.

This will include working with individuals whilst in prison to develop personalised plans to support their needs post-liberation, and providing ongoing, community-based support to help them remain engaged in care and treatment.

In addition, you will facilitate a programme of individual and group based activities focusing on peer support and education about hepatitis C and HIV, enabling individuals at risk of contracting these conditions to access testing and support.

Our service is community-based, taking services to where people are, rather than waiting for them to come to us. In community settings, this will involve street work, including in locations frequented by people who are actively injecting drugs.

As part of the team, you will work closely our HIV Street Support Team, alongside community-based partners, including addiction nurses.

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.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding.

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Health Improvement Coordinator (Young People)

  • Part time
  • £25,389 pro-rata
  • Highland-wide
  • Closing 19th October 2020

At Wave, we’re all about getting young people across the Highlands thinking and talking about their sexual health and relationships.

We’re recruiting a Health Improvement Coordinator to join our busy team, supporting the delivery of sexual health and relationships education and health promotion information to under 25s.

The post holder will be involved in the development and delivery of online education programmes and digital resources for young people and professionals, as part of our new Relationships Resilience project

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about working with young people, and ensuring that they have a voice in their sexual health and relationships education.

You will have a clear understanding of the challenges faced by young people across the Highlands, a high level of digital literacy, and be able to contribute your skills and experience to help improve the work of the team.

If that sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you. In return, we offer a supportive and valuing work environment with encouragement to develop personally and professionally.

Please note, at the moment, staff in our Inverness office are working remotely due to COVID 19 restrictions, so it is likely that this post holder will initially be working from home.

Wave is provided by Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV, Hepatitis C and Sexual Health charity.

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