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Community Outreach Worker Jobs

Job details

We have an exciting job opportunities covering Plymouth, Devon and Gloucestershire (part-time).
Permanent: 37.5 hours per week (part-time considered also)
Salary Range: £22,400.00-£25,000.00 per year (depending on experience)
Closing date: May 22nd, 5pm

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a team of skilled people in an organisation that is committed to delivering quality services

We are looking for a candidate who is flexible in their approach, a good listener, empathic, and personable, with experience of working with marginalised groups or individuals.

The job role requires a positive attitude towards HIV and other sexual health issues. You will be working with a diverse range of individuals and will have the experience and the skills needed to work effectively with people from a range of backgrounds. Ideally, you will also be experienced (or prepared to undertake training) in group work; this could be holding workshops, delivering training or engaging in activities with groups that promote social inclusion and sexual health awareness.

Full support and training will be given.

About us

The Eddystone Trust is a small charity that works across the Southwest of England, we are collaborative, supportive and the work is rewarding. Our goal is to challenge the stigma, discrimination and misinformation associated with HIV and sexual health.

Job Overview

Working as a Community Outreach Worker you will deliver key elements of the area work plan which will include an STI prevention service targeted at people most at risk of poor sexual health. You will also provide a day-to-day proactive service to individuals and groups which support their capacity to manage their sexual health and/or HIV and help them access a range of appropriate services provided by other organisations.

As a Community Outreach Worker, you may also provide input into the support service for people living with HIV


Your main duties as a Community Outreach Worker include:

  • HIV and STI Prevention: actively engage people identified as being at greater risk of acquiring HIV or other sexually acquired infections in prevention activities; this will include behaviour change interventions with individuals and groups, active engagement with social media, outreach and netreach, and community testing
  • Sexual Health promotion: to take part in the design and delivery of evidence-based public health campaigns aimed at improving sexual health, including access to PEP/PrEP, condom use, U=U, and appropriate testing options
  • Support the development of and deliver against the contract work-plan and contracted KPIs
  • Develop and maintain effective, mutually beneficial relationships with partner agencies, actively engage with networking opportunities and facilitating increased awareness of the work of the charity

Candidate Requirements

As a Community Outreach Worker you will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Experience working with members of marginalised groups and/or individuals with multiple and complex needs
  • Positive attitude towards HIV and sexual health issues
  • Experience of reaching, working face to face and digitally with target groups who experience health inequalities and who are most at risk of poor sexual health in local communities
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and to determine priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional attitude
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and build partnerships with a wide range of people and organisations
  • Excellent administrative, organisational, and time-management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of software packages, in particular Microsoft Office
  • Ability to self-motivate, manage own diary and lone work.

Please note: Ideally, candidates will have a driving licence and access to a vehicle as this post requires regular travel, locally and regionally and you will need to be able to get to places that are not well served by public transport

To apply please click the links below and fill out all the sections on the application form as well as uploading a current CV along with a cover letter outlining why you’re suitable for the job. Please use the job description to demonstrate how you meet all the requirements for this post. Please outline relevant experience, skills and knowledge and anything else that you’re feel makes you suited to the role.


To apply for the Plymouth/Ivyrbridge Community Outreach role click below.

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To apply for the Devon Community Outreach role click below.

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To apply for the Gloucestershire Community Outreach role click below. Please note this role is part-time.

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