Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent (Hybrid)
£22,850 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About Us

Staffordshire Sexual Health Charity provides sexual wellbeing services to the people of Staffordshire, and supports the LGBT+ community and its allies. We offer support for individuals with STIs, contraception, sexual violence, consent through counselling and one to one support. We support businesses, schools, colleges and universities with training, and we have our own LGBT+ rainbow accreditation. We also Support the LGBT+ community with social groups, support for parents of LGBT+ children, counselling and befriending calls.

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has experience of designing, delivering and evaluating targeted health promotion services who has a good understanding and commitment to upholding values of equality and diversity. We are looking for someone who has the ability to manage and prioritise their own workload knowing when to offer or request support from colleagues and has the ability to problem solve and troubleshoot without instruction and to work on own initiative.

About the Role

Job Summary

  • To support the delivery of services provided by Staffordshire Sexual Health Charity
  • To develop and deliver education and awareness workshops to organisations, partner agencies and service users
  • To provide one-to-one support to individuals
  • To organise and attend support groups for the LGBT+ community
  • To make befriending calls to service users

Main Responsibilities

  • To develop and deliver training packages & education and awareness workshops to organisations, partner agencies and service users. To organise and attend support groups for the LGBT+ community, provide one-to-one support to individuals.
  • Carry out interventions aimed at populations disproportionately affected by sexual ill-health, to support healthy lifestyles, engagement with services, and well-being
  • Organise outreach drop-in sessions at venues in the community, providing advice, support and information for people whose sexual health is at risk, including attendance at clinics, prisons and other settings.
  • Support volunteer led activities ensuring activities are carried out in line with procedures
  • To manage your own caseload of clients for whom you will carry out assessments, identify client needs for support, complete risk assessments and follow a personal enablement plan.
  • Provide one-to-one-person centred support and advice to clients, including home visits.
  • To identify possible solutions to support client needs, including the development of Individual Learning Plans for all clients to address the barriers and behaviours that are preventing them from moving forward
  • Motivate clients to engage with internal and external services, liaising with other organisations
  • Provide information, advice and signposting for clients
  • Attend events to raise the profile of the charity.
  • Deliver the C card (condom) scheme
  • To make befriending calls to service users

 

Refreshed on: 13 July 2022
Closed date: 15 July 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: SHCDO
Tags: Practitioner, Care Management