HIV Prevention Outreach Worker with The Love Tank (CLOSED)
The Love Tank CIC (PrEPster’s parent company) is looking for a dynamic, engaged and enthusiastic person to join our London based team as an Outreach Worker.
The job is part of a pan-London HIV prevention partnership outreach project, delivered alongside Metro, Positive East and Spectra. The project delivers HIV prevention outreach (including point of care HIV testing) to gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in commercial and social venues. This job is for 21 hours a week and has a remit to specifically target gay men and other MSM from Black, Asian, and other Ethnic Minority Communities.
The Love Tank uses a peer mobilization approach to our outreach work, so our ideal candidate will be someone who has personal experience of, or is from, one of the key groups this project is targeting. Whilst previous outreach experience is desirable, training and support will be provided.
HOW TO APPLY:
Download and carefully read the job description and person specification for the job
Write a covering letter of no more than 2 pages answering the questions below and outlining your suitability for the post, addressing the key requirements in the person specification
Email the covering letter with a recent CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm (UK time) on Monday 17 August 2020
Include your full name in the message title – your email, and attachments must not exceed 5MB in size
OUR APPLICATION PROCESS:
Application letters will be read from the closing date
Applicants that meet the criteria of the post will be asked to participate in a short video or phone call in the week commencing 17 August 2020
Short-listed applicants will be invited to a full interview in the week commencing 24 August 2020
In your covering letter please address the following questions:
1. What attracted you to this post and why is this the right role at the right time for you?
2. Reflecting on your previous and current work, volunteering and life experience tell us what you would bring to the role that would be interesting and unique?
3. Tell us about your connection to the diverse communities of men who have sex with men from Black, Asian and other Ethnic Minority communities and how do you think would help you to work in this role
4. How do you think issues such as racism, ethnicity, sexuality, religion and income impact on men who have sex men’s access to HIV and sexual health prevention? Do you have any personal experience of these?