Young People Sexual Health Outreach Practitioner - Redbridge
Young Person’s Sexual Health Outreach Practitioner
FTC to March 2022 with the possibility of extension
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 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. .
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
Why Should You Apply?
A new challenge
For an informal chat about the role, contact Paul Mubu, Operations Manager on 07918626490 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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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Strong belief in service users
All posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.