Wales, United Kingdom (On-site)
£24,855 a year (£14,913 pro rata)
Contract, 2 years, Part-time
Job description

 

Wales HIV Advocacy Matters: Organiser

Location: Cardiff (working mainly from home with some travel)

Salary: £24,855 a year (£14,913 pro rata)

Hours: 21 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

This project is funded by Viiv Healthcare

 

Job Purpose

To create and support a network of HIV advocates across Wales dedicated to reaching zero new transmissions by 2030 and eliminating stigma. This will include supporting the growth of a Fast Track Cities network and advocating for implementation of the national HIV Action Plan.

Based with Pride Cymru’s Fast Track Cardiff & Vale project in Cardiff but working from home, the successful candidate will need to be well organised, understand the current realities of HIV, Welsh politics and health services and have experience of community or similar organising/campaigning.

Responsibilities

  • Work with statutory authorities, politicians and community groups to improve awareness of current HIV policy and practice issues in Wales and how best to reach the 2030 target and to gain their support and collaboration
  • Recruit, develop and maintain a skills and interests database of volunteer activists across Wales from all sectors and affected groups
  • Support network volunteers in their activities to reach the project goals
  • Liaise with volunteers and contractors to devise and deliver project materials and activities
  • Work with network members to support and amplify their voices in policy making at local and national level, particularly those from under-represented communities and backgrounds
  • Work with others to design and implement creative policy campaigns which further Fast Track’s objectives including briefing papers
  • Represent the project at events, conferences and meetings
  • Promote the project through social and other media activities in liaison with Fast Track Cardiff & Vale’s Communications Lead.
  • Maintain records across the intervention activities, enabling us to evaluate and accurately document the impact and progress to the funder and stakeholders
  • Report monthly to the Fast Track Cardiff & Vale Steering Group and participate in supervision and other meetings as required
  • Deliver the project on time and to budget, keeping track of expenditure and reporting any potential variances.

 

Please apply by submitting a detailed CV and covering letter that outlines your relevant experience and how you match the criteria in the person specification.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community and encourage them from underserved and under-represented groups.

The closing date for applications is midnight at the end of Sunday 27th March. Interviews will take place on Friday 1st April.

Application Instructions

Please apply by submitting a detailed CV and covering letter that outlines your relevant experience and how you match the criteria in the person specification

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Posted on: 28 February 2022
Closed date: 28 March 2022 at 00:00
Tags: Campaigning, Advocacy

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