Irish Community Care – Community Engagement Worker (Cheshire East)

Term: Part-time.
Hours: 22.5 hours per week.
Contract: Fixed Term, 18 months initially.
Salary: 23175 per annum, pro-rata.

Irish Community Care (ICC) is a charitable company whose aim is to ensure well informed, empowered and vibrant Irish communities in the Northwest. They are looking for a dynamic individual with a track record of community engagement to join their forward-thinking team.

This is a new post funded by NHS Charities Together. The postholder will be working with Cheshire Halton & Warrington Race & Equality Centre (CHAWREC) and Pathways to deliver a joint project called ‘Transforming community engagement with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities”. The project focuses on access to primary care for BAME communities in Cheshire East. It will encourage understanding of BAME communities who experience difficulties accessing primary care services, developing ways to assist them in overcoming any obstacles they encounter, enabling them to access wider NHS services. The postholder at ICC will engage particularly with Gypsy, Irish Traveller and other Traveller communities.

The post is ideally suited to candidates living in or near this area as daily travel in Cheshire East will be required.

For an informal discussion, please contact Breege McDaid or Win Lawlor on 0151 2373987.

For an application pack, please contact admin@irishcc.net.

All applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Irish Community Care is an equal opportunities employer. They particularly welcome applications from people who identify as belonging to a minority group.

Deadline: Monday 16 May 2022.

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