#HealthNow Peer Coordinator Job Overview
#HealthNow is a campaign tackling homeless health inequalities led by people with experience of homelessness and partner organisations. Groundswell is the lead partner in #HealthNow. Groundswell’s role is to support the implementation of peer led activity by our partners Crisis and Shelter and coordinate national activities. We have also supported organisations around the UK and Ireland to establish their own Homeless Health Peer Advocacy Services who also form part of our #HealthNow Network. We are always looking to grow the network by bringing new partners onboard.
The Peer Coordinator will support #HealthNow peer volunteers and Homeless Health Peer Advocates from across the network to participate in all #HealthNow activities and provide opportunities for peers to connect with one another to address health inequalities at a national level. This will include working with the Peer Coordinators in the three #HealthNow areas to ensure that local volunteers have the opportunity to contribute and participate in all #HealthNow activities. Part of the role will be organising and facilitating meetings and workshops both online and face to face if permitted and making sure all information is captured and escalated so we can ensure the voice of people with experience of homelessness is heard.
This is a national role - it is suitable for working from home and is not based on location. The position involves some travel and is a 9-month Fixed Term contract - with the possibility of extension, depending on funding.
To make an application, please submit your CV along with a cover letter which explains:
• how you meet each of the areas outlined in the person specification in the job pack and
• why you are interested in doing this job
The deadline is: 12pm, Friday 5th February 2021.
Candidates will be notified if they have been invited to interview by: 12th February 2021 at the latest.
Interviews will then be held on week commencing: 15th February 2021.
If you have not been contacted by this date, then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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