Young People Sexual Health Outreach Practitioner - Redbridge

Fixed Term
Redbridge
£24,627 - £29,000 pro rata
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Young Person’s Sexual Health Outreach Practitioner

FTC to March 2022 with the possibility of extension

 

The Service

 

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with an interest in the disciplines of young people,  sexual health and outreach. WDP is delivering a young person’s sexual health service across the London Borough of Redbridge. 

 

The post-holder will be working closely with pharmacies, schools, young person’s services and other community services in Redbridge, including WDP’s R3 Recovery service in Redbridge.

 

Together with partners, you will make a vital contribution in raising awareness of sexual health issues, promoting access to testing and treatment, promoting prevention though use of contraceptives and delivering harm reduction interventions. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in developing effective practice and advancing their skills within the sector.

 

We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:

 

The Role

 

The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who is committed to supporting young people improve their sexual health and their associated needs by:  

  • Working with the local community services and groups on an outreach basis, making every contact count through motivational interviewing and brief advice and intervention

  • Identifying and targeting groups disproportionately affected by Covid and improving access to sexual health provision

  • Creating links with local groups and communities to raise awareness of service provision.

  • Working alongside the sexual health lead in service delivery

  • Contributing to overall service performance including increased use of contraceptives, increased uptake of sexual health screening and treatment and delivering sex and relationship education. .

 

Conditions

  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum

  • Fixed term Contract to December 2021, with the possibility of extension
  • 37.5 hours per week

 

Location

Ilford

 

Why Should You Apply? 

  • A new challenge

  • Focussed caseload

  • Competitive salary

     

    Interested?

    For an informal chat about the role, contact Paul Mubu, Operations Manager  on 07918626490 or paul.mubu@wdp.org.uk

         To apply please click on:  https://wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/applicants

 

  • The closing date for applications is 31st January 2021

    Interviews w/c 7th February 2021

     

    WDP and Our Values

    WDP is an innovative behaviour change charity.  We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.  We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

     

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

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    In partnership

  • Strong belief in service users

All posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

 
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