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

Residential Health Improvement Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,931
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th December 2022

Waverley Care is recruiting Residential Health Improvement Workers to join our care team at Waverley Care Milestone Intermediate Care Unit situated in the Firrhill area of Edinburgh. We provide residential support to people who are vulnerable, homeless and living with, or at risk of, HIV or Hepatitis C who have been in hospital or are at risk of a hospital admission.

The service is managed by Waverley Care but is delivered in partnership with NHS, Health and Social Care and other third sector agencies working together to improve the health outcomes for this vulnerable group. The residential care team work as part of a 24/7 rota providing practical, emotional and therapeutic support to those using the service.

We are looking for highly engaged and motivated individuals with a passion for improving the lives of people from vulnerable groups. 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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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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Peer Support Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,896 – £28,626 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (Blended working from home and office)
  • Closing 14th January 2022

Waverley Care is recruiting a Peer Support Coordinator to join our team in Glasgow.

This new role will coordinate our peer support services, specifically designed for people who use drugs, and who are living with hepatitis C, HIV or both.

You will be responsible for the recruitment, training and supervision of peer support volunteers and workers who will support service users to access BBV testing, treatment and harm reduction advice.

You will also facilitate a new peer support group for people who use drugs who are living with HIV as part of the response to the ongoing HIV outbreak in Glasgow city centre.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of people in our communities. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a range of service users and stakeholders.

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.

Reports to: National Peer Support and Volunteering Lead

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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 31st January 2022

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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Policy and Campaigns Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office based in Edinburgh or Glasgow)
  • Closing 14th March 2022

Waverly Care are looking for a Policy and Campaigns Officer to 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.

This position is a key role within the Corporate Services Team (which includes communications and policy, research and engagement, head office and fundraising). this newly created role will support the work of the Communications Manager and work closely with the Chief Executive and the senior management team.

As we move closer to the target of zero HIV transmissions by 2030, you will play a pivotal role in raising our profile and strengthening our relationships with decision makers. Our ambition is for Waverley Care to be at the forefront of shaping sexual health and blood borne virus policy in Scotland. In addition to influencing policy, we want to use our position to create public facing campaigns that will work to improve the lives of our services users, for example by tackling stigma and discrimination. You will also be responsible for developing relationships with the media.

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

  • A confident communicator, with experience of influencing policy and profile raising
  • An experience storyteller with excellent copywriting skills
  • A proactive individual with an infectious enthusiasm for driving forward a positive agenda for change
  • An experienced campaigner, with a strong track record of engagement in the political arena and with the media
  • A team player who can develop strong working relationships across a range of operational teams and external stakeholders
  • 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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Trusts & Grants Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £29,777 pro-rata
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness)
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Waverley Care are looking for a Trusts and Grants Fundraiser to 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.

This position is a key role within the wider Corporate Services Team (which includes communications and policy, research and engagement, head office and fundraising).

The Trusts and Grants Fundraiser is a newly created role to support the work of the whole organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a wide range of small, medium, and large grant requests to various funders, and managing our overall programme of trust and grants fundraising.

We are looking for an organised, details-oriented storyteller to take ownership of the trust and grants fundraising at Waverley Care. You will enjoy the opportunity to establish new systems and processes to deliver and grow funding for our vital work across Scotland. Ideally you will have at least three years’ experience of trusts and grants fundraising (pre-pandemic) and are experienced with the Scottish trusts and grants landscape.

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

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Treasurer / Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh/Virtual
  • Closing 30th May 2022

We are currently looking for a Trustee to join our Board and to serve as our Treasurer. Previous experience of being a charity Trustee is not essential as training and mentoring will be available to the successful candidate to develop their skills if necessary.

Our ideal candidates will bring with them a wealth of professional experience in accountancy and/or finance, and a good understanding of financial management and reporting. Additionally, they should be able to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board and other stakeholders in plain language.

They will also share our values and believe passionately in supporting vulnerable people to overcome inequalities to improve their health and wellbeing and have a strong understanding of the challenges facing charities in Scotland.

If that sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

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Development Manager - Minority Ethnic Health

  • Full time
  • £33,371
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office-based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness)
  • Closing 16th May 2022

This is a critically important new role within one of Scotland’s best-known charities at a crucial time in our history as we work towards hepatitis C elimination and zero HIV transmissions.

In this role, you will lead on our work with Minority Ethnic communities, extending our work 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.

You will shape the charity’s work with BAME communities for all stakeholders including service users, professional partners (including the NHS and Scottish Government) and media. You will work closely with wider Waverley Care staff to make sure that all communities are represented and have a voice in service delivery and development.

You will work closely with the Chief Executive, Senior Management Team, and Management Team to ensure the charity is at the forefront of working with Minority Ethnic communities around sexual health and HIV, and will represent Waverley Care on these issues at high level meetings, conferences and public events.

We’re looking for a highly dynamic and motivated person who can bring the following attributes to the role:

  • Experienced and confident across all aspects of community outreach, including research and/or engagement
  • Ability to lead on the development of our work, both existing projects and new projects, in innovative ways and using your own initiative
  • Confidence to represent the charity in a range of different meetings, including national meetings, government meetings and at conferences
  • Develop strong working relationships across a range of operational teams and stakeholders who work with us to deliver services
  • An interest in our work and the life changing impact it has

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

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Health Improvement Coordinator (Young People)

  • Part time
  • £26,932 pro-rata
  • Hybrid Working (WFH / Office based Inverness / remote working across Highland)
  • Closing 30th May 2022

Waverley Care are recruiting for a Health Improvement Coordinator to help us deliver a range of activities to Care Experienced Young People across Highland. This includes, but is not limited to, delivering sexual health and relationships education to young people, sexual health training packages for professionals and facilitating health promotion events.

This post is part of a collaboration project with the Placement Services Change Programme Team, as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge.

We’re looking for an individual who is passionate about working with young people, who understand the sexual health and relationships issues faced by those living in remote and rural areas, and who can contribute their skills and experience to help improve the work of the team. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

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Management Board

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh/Virtual
  • Closing 12th August 2022

Waverley Care are currently recruiting board members to join us as we embark on our new 5-year strategy. We are looking for people who can add their insight to the board across two broad categories, though you may bring experience in both.

Namely, these are: Bringing Lived Experience to our Decision Making

We are particularly keen to broaden the diversity of our board to include the voices of people from the communities we work with. These could include:

  • People with lived experience of HIV or hepatitis C
  • People from communities disproportionately affected by HIV
  • Professionals with experience of working in the HIV sector or with communities who are affected by HIV

Widening Professional Knowledge

Equally, we are interested in hearing from people who can bring specific professional experience or qualifications in the following fields:

  • Digital transformation
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing, Communications and PR
  • Accountancy or commercial management

You will also share our values and believe passionately in supporting vulnerable people to overcome inequalities to improve their health and wellbeing and have a strong understanding of the challenges facing charities in Scotland.

If that sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

For enquiries related to this role, please contact: Grant.Sugden@Waverleycare.org (Chief Executive)

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Website Project Lead

  • Full time
  • up to £30,887
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office based in Edinburgh or Glasgow)
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Waverley Care is at an important moment in our history as we work to get to zero HIV transmissions by 2030 – there is much work to be done, but as an organisation we are driven to create lasting change for everyone in Scotland living with, or at risk of HIV.

We are on a digital transformation journey, and we are looking for a Website Project Lead to join us as we embark on the most ambitious part of the trip – the development of a new website and the integration of new digital services.

We want to make sure we are reaching everyone in Scotland who needs us, and to do that we need to be clearer on who we are and what we offer – to make it easier for anyone who needs us to find us, from those living with HIV to those communities at greater at risk.

To help deliver on the priorities in our new strategic plan, we have been developing a new communications strategy for the organisation, which includes merging the Waverley Care and SX (one of our sub-brands) websites. The vision for the development of our digital services via the website includes the creation of quality, trustworthy advice and support information in a variety of media, alongside the ability to self-refer for more intense support, and access to video appointments.

Over a twelve-month period, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the success of the project.

In tandem with the website project, we are also running a rebrand project, and we are aiming to launch both in spring 2023.

We are looking for an extremely organised individual with project management experience to take the lead on this project. They should have a strong understanding of what a first-class user experience looks like and be comfortable with managing creative and web development agencies/freelancers. They should also be a confident communicator, with demonstrable experience of manging internal stakeholders and championing positive change.

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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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,931
  • Hybrid Working (WFH and/or office based in Edinburgh or Glasgow)
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Waverley Care is at an important moment in our history as we work to get to zero HIV transmissions by 2030 – there is much work to be done, but as an organisation we are driven to create lasting change for everyone in Scotland living with, or at risk of HIV.

To help deliver on the priorities in our new strategic plan, we have been developing a new communications strategy for the organisation, which includes a rebrand and a new website which acts as the portal to new digital services. This newly created Communications Officer position will join us at an exciting point in these projects and will play a pivotal role in their success.

The vision for the development of our digital services via the website includes the creation of quality, trustworthy advice and support information through a variety of media, alongside the ability to self-refer for more intense support and access to video appointments. This post will be responsible for the creation of new content which will support this aim.

Through the rebrand we are bringing together our brands under one new name, and you will lead on developing our new unifying tone of voice and applying it across everything that we do, from external facing digital and print to internal communications.

For the successful candidate this position offers excellent professional development as they will be involved in two key strategic change projects.

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

· An experienced and driven communicator, with excellent copywriting skills and an eye for detail.

· A proactive individual with a passion for communications and the ability to bring out that enthusiasm in others.

· 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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Residential Health Improvement Worker (Bank)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th September 2022

Waverley Care is recruiting Residential Health Improvement Workers to join our care team Bank at Milestone Intermediate Care Unit situated in the Firrhill area of Edinburgh.

Milestone Intermediate Care Unit is delivered in partnership with NHS, Health and Social Care and other third sector agencies. We provide residential support to people who are vulnerable, homeless and living with, or at risk of, HIV or Hepatitis C. The overall aim of the service is to work in partnership to improve the health outcomes for this very vulnerable group. Waverley Care is responsible for the day to day management of the service and provides practical, emotional and therapeutic support to those who use the service.

We provide support 24/7 and we are recruiting to our staff Bank to provide cover for gaps in staffing due to annual leave, sickness or to allow for increased staffing when required.

We are looking for highly engaged and motivated individuals with a passion for improving the lives of people from vulnerable groups. 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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