Community Engagement and Development Worker (Race & Health Service

Part Time- 21 hours per week

Until the 31st March 2018 with the possibility of extension subject to funding

Scale 5 NJC SP 22 – Scale 6 SP 28 (£20,661 - £24,964 per annum)

 

BHA is a leading health and social care charity that works to challenge health inequalities and support individuals, families & communities to improve their health & well-being.  We offer a range of unique services delivered at local, regional and national level in the areas of health promotion, community health education and engaging and involving communities in health and social care decision making.

 

The Community Engagement and Development Worker role holds responsibility for establishing, developing and delivering targeted community engagement initiatives and health promotion interventions locally as part of a team. This role will be based within BHA’s Race & Health Service in Manchester.

 

The successful applicant will work alongside communities, individuals, statutory and non-statutory organisations, community groups, religious leaders and the business sector to ensure equity in access, treatment and involvement of BME communities.  The role will involve conducting desk based research on health, assisting in health promotion activities with a range of agencies and supporting development of health policy.

 

The post holder should have a good understanding of community engagement, conducting focus groups and delivering health education sessions.

 

To request an application pack:

E-mail: recruitment@thebha.org.uk

Call: 0161 874 2150

Or download a pack from our website: https://www.thebha.org.uk/Pages/Category/work-for-us

CVs will not be accepted.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K.

 

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Donna Miller on 0161 874 2193 to arrange an informal telephone discussion.

The closing date for applicants is 9am on Monday 26 June 2017.

 

Due to the nature of this post a Disclosure & Barring Service will conducted on the successful applicant