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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

  • Advertised from 4th November 2021
  • 15 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract - 12 months (with possibility of extension).
  • Holidays: 36 days per annum (including public holidays) (pro rata)


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

Application notes

For enquiries related to this role, please contact: Jo Sykes (Senior Manager, North and National Services) -

For an application pack, please visit

Completed applications should be e-mailed to by 5pm on Friday 26 November.