Vacancies

Welcome to the Vacancies section of Yorkshire MESMAC's website. All of our vacancies for staff will be posted here as they arise.

Leeds Gender Identity Service and Yorkshire MESMAC are working together to improve support for people accessing gender identity services across Yorkshire.

Leeds Gender Identity Service offers clinical assessment and support to people aged 18 and above with Gender Dysphoria from an out-patient setting.

Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of LGB&T communities.

To drive forward this exciting new development we are seeking to appoint:

Gender Development workers.

The overall aim of the project is to:

  • To improve the health of people accessing Leeds GIC, transitioning through Leeds GIC and post transition in Yorkshire

The primary objectives of the posts are:

  • To provide specialist outreach to primary care and/or community settings
  • Provide support to individuals waiting to access GIC, transitioning through the GIC and post transition
  • Develop local capacity

Act as an advocate and reflect the needs and concerns of Trans communities to Leeds GIC and other services.

For more information and to apply for this job, click here.


Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of our communities.

We expect all our staff and sessional workers to be able to demonstrate the following core competencies.

  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice.
  • An ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds in a respectful and empowering way.
  • A strong and full commitment to confidentiality.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team.

We are seeking to appoint:

Volunteer Development Worker – Young Educator Project          (base could be Wakefield, Bradford or Leeds)

The overall aim of the project is to:

To increase HIV awareness within young MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) populations in Yorkshire aged 16- 25

To recruit, train and support a team of Young Educators to deliver HIV awareness group work, workshops, peer support and outreach to other young MSM in education and community settings.

To contribute to creating a future skilled workforce via volunteering opportunities.

 

The primary objectives of the post are:

To recruit a minimum of 12 MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) Young Educators across 6 locations in Yorkshire.

Train MSM Young Educators in HIV and related issues, peer education skills, training techniques, outreach and referrals.

Support Young Educators to deliver workshops, peer support and outreach to other young MSM.

Evaluate the impact of the project in increasing knowledge and skills in young MSM.

To ensure that outcomes are evidenced to our funders.

To ensure a close working relationship with HIV Prevention services and other organisations.

To co-ordinate the work of MSM Young Educators engaged by the programme.

To contribute to the processes, systems and infra-structure that support people to become volunteers including recruitment, training, personal development and supervision.

Salary:  NJC Scale 26-28 starting at £23,166 to £24,717 pro rata for 30 hours per week + 5% workplace pension and membership of Simply Health (on completion of probationary period) – salary is reviewed annually. This is a fixed term contract for 1 year.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is: 6pm on Thursday 8 December 2016

Please note that late applications and CV’s will not be accepted                                                                                                             

Interviews will be held on 19 December 2016

We are striving to be an equal opportunities employer, and as such we welcome applications from all sections of the community. (Charity no 1040407).


If you are interested in any of the vacancies we have for volunteering opportunities, please click here.

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