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Sexual Health Worker

Sexual Health Worker:
First Base
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Location: Brighton and Hove
Reference Number: 178
Hours per Week: 37 (Fixed Term contract until 29 March 2019)
Salary: £23,830

BHT’s First Base Day Centre operates in the centre of Brighton for the provision of support to assist people who are homeless or vulnerably housed to move on from the streets or insecure accommodation and realise their aspirations.

First Base operates client-centred specialist services to support people to address their healthcare needs, start realising their aspirations through work, learning and leisure and find a place they can call home.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of sexual health services, advice and training to housing and day centre staff and to hostel residents, people living in temporary or emergency accommodation and clients of First Base.

Essential requirements for this post are significant experience and knowledge of work in the area of sexual health / HIV, an excellent understanding of sexual health promotion as well as proven team work and good interpersonal skills.

Experience of working with people who are street homeless is not essential; however candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues people with multiple and complex needs face and a commitment to meeting the needs of adults who are homeless.

Closing Date: Monday 16 October 2017 12.00pm
Interview Date: Monday 23 October 2017
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