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Health Advocate

E1, London (Hybrid)
£20,800 pro rata of FTE £26,000 (PT contract 4 days per week)
Part-time (7 hours per day, 4 days per week)
Job description

As a Health Advocate, you will organise our women’s group sessions, a space for women to connect and learn more about their health. You will encourage women to join the sessions and develop an engaging group of health professionals to lead, educate and share knowledge within the groups. You will also be providing information, practical support and advocacy to the women on a one-to-one basis, ensuring they are accessing other organisations and services.

You will bring to this role expereince of delivering community health support to communities of minority women living with multiple disadvantages. Experience of engaging and developing relationships with local partners to enhance support provided to women; and managing several priorities at once and adapting to quickly changing circumstances of our beneficiaries. You will be someone who is highly motivated, personable, and committed to making a positive impact in the community.

You will be joining a team of diverse women who are dedicated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of women living in East London. Sister Circle is a charity putting women's health first. Our team of staff and trained local volunteers support women who are pregnant, have experienced pregnancy loss and trauma, or female genital cutting. We provide holistic support for women living with challenging circumstances and who are at the highest risk of experiencing poor health care during pregnancy and accessing sexual and reproductive health services.

Relationships of trust are central to our work and we take a non-judgemental approach. Our work is trauma and culturally informed.

You will share the values of Sister Circle and be committed to addressing the inequalities experienced by women from black, asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.

This post is open to female applicants only as this is deemed a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) for this role under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Please submit a CV (no more than 2 pages) together with a supporting statement about why you feel you are suitbale for this role.

This role is being readvertised after original post earlier in the year. 

Application resources
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Sister Circle View profile Company size Size: 6 - 10
Posted on: 24 May 2024
Closing date: 16 June 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy, Support Worker

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