Vacancies

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

  • 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:

 2 x Sessional Group Facilitators - Scarborough & Ryedale area

The overall aim of is to

  • To provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning people and other people from populations most at risk of HIV acquisition in the Scarborough area around a range of health and social issues in group sessions

 The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To collate group statistics and monitor service user needs, directing services accordingly.
  • To develop a working relationship with group attendees.
  • To promote Yorkshire MESMAC’s services.
  • To develop and deliver a programme of group sessions that support, empower and involve the people accessing the service

Salary:  £10 per hour

You will share the following hours, and in some cases work together, to jointly deliver groups. This will be 3 hours per week planning, facilitating and monitoring groups which meet in Scarborough and Ryedale. At the moment these include a fortnightly LGBT Youth Group in Scarborough, a monthly group for older LGBT people in Scarborough and a monthly LGBT Youth group in Whitby. The groups usually run at hours between 4 and 9pm on an evening 

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is:  Noon on Wednesday 8th March 2017 

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

Date of interviews is to be confirmed. It is likely to be a date between 17th and 23rd March. 

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



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:

Sessional Online Outreach Worker  - North Allerton

The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To undertake outreach work, covering the following target groups:
  • Gay and Bisexual men, men who have sex with men, Commercial Sex Workers, young LGBT People and BME Communities (particularly Black Africans) and other populations who are most at risk of HIV acquistion. This will include some evenings and weekends.
  • To undertake online outreach on various platforms including Adultwork, Scruff, Grindr, Fabguys, Fab Swingers, Tinder, Bareback RT, Recon, Viva Street and Sleepy boy. To engage the target audience for the purposes of HIV prevention and the promotion of community testing opportunities in North Yorkshire 

Salary:  £10 per hour

For one weekly session of 3 hours a week, usually on an evening at the same time as a testing session is being delivered or the night before

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is:  Noon on Wednesday 8th March 2017 

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

Date of interviews is to be confirmed. It is likely to be a date between 17th and 23rd March. 

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


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:

Sessional Online Outreach Worker  - Scarborough

The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To undertake outreach work, covering the following target groups:
  • Gay and Bisexual men, men who have sex with men, Commercial Sex Workers, young LGBT People and BME Communities (particularly Black Africans) and other populations who are most at risk of HIV acquistion. This will include some evenings and weekends.
  • To undertake online outreach on various platforms including Adultwork, Scruff, Grindr, Fabguys, Fab Swingers, Tinder, Bareback RT, Recon, Viva Street and Sleepy boy. To engage the target audience for the purposes of HIV prevention and the promotion of community testing opportunities in North Yorkshire

Salary:  £10 per hour

For one weekly session of 3 hours a week, usually on an evening at the same time as a testing session is being delivered or the night before

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is:  Noon on Wednesday 8th March 2017 

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

Date of interviews is to be confirmed. It is likely to be a date between 17th and 23rd March. 

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


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:

 Sessional Community Testing Worker – Hambleton & Richmondshire

The overall aim of is to

  • To reduce the prevalence of HIV/STI infection and poor sexual health in North Yorkshire
  • To reduce late diagnosis of HIV and other STIs in North Yorkshire

The primary objective of the post are:

  • To deliver community based sexual health interventions including HIV point of care tests (POCT) to the target groups: gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, commercial sex workers, people from BME communities particularly Black Africans, and other people from populations most at risk of HIV acquisition. 

Salary:  £12.07 per hour for one monthly session of three hours a week.  These sessions are regularly on an evening or weekend.

Testing sessions are usually between 2 and 4 hours long plus further administration time per session. This will include regular Evenings and weekends.  Due to the nature of the work there will be a mandatory training period (of approximately up to 5 weeks) where successful candidates will be required to attend at least one testing session per week as part of their training. The training period may be held in York, Scarborough or Leeds travel expenses will be provided. 

Once the testing training has been completed, and a competency assessment for delivering the sexual health screens  taken place and been passed, then the successful candidate will be added to the pool of sessional workers. Sessional Workers will then be given the opportunity to undertake regular testing sessions either weekly, fortnightly or monthly and be required to attend mandatory clinical supervision, meetings and update training periodically.  Candidates will need to provide evidence to support Hep B immunity to carry out this role 

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is:  Noon on Wednesday 8th March 2017 

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

Date of interviews is to be confirmed. It is likely to be a date between 17th and 23rd March. 

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


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:

Sessional Community Testing Worker – Scarborough & Ryedale

The overall aim of is to

  • To reduce the prevalence of HIV/STI infection and poor sexual health in North Yorkshire
  • To reduce late diagnosis of HIV and other STIs in North Yorkshire

The primary objective of the post are:

  • To deliver community based sexual health interventions including HIV point of care tests (POCT) to the target groups: gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, commercial sex workers, people from BME communities particularly Black Africans, and other people from populations most at risk of HIV acquisition. 

Salary:  £12.07 per hour for 3 hours a week, then 2 monthly sessions of three hours a week for the first three months. These hours include evenings and weekends.  

Due to the nature of the work there will be a mandatory training period (of approximately up to 5 weeks) where successful candidates will be required to attend at least one testing session per week as part of their training. The training period may be held in York, Scarborough or Leeds travel expenses will be provided. 

Once the testing training has been completed, and a competency assessment for delivering the sexual health screens  taken place and been passed, then the successful candidate will be added to the pool of sessional workers. Sessional Workers will then be given the opportunity to undertake regular testing sessions either weekly, fortnightly or monthly and be required to attend mandatory clinical supervision, meetings and update training periodically.  Candidates will need to provide evidence to support Hep B immunity to carry out this role 

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is:  Noon on Wednesday 8th March 2017 

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

Date of interviews is to be confirmed. It is likely to be a date between 17th and 23rd March. 

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


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