Sahir House Vacancy – Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme

Sahir House are recruiting a Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme Co-ordinator for the Liverpool City Region (for one year initially).

Sahir House has been offering HIV support, information and training across Merseyside since 1985. It offers a wide range of services to people living with or affected by HIV; HIV related training; up to date HIV information; prevention and testing; and opportunities to volunteer.

After a successful pilot project run between Macmillan Cancer Support and the LGBT Foundation in Manchester, Macmillan are now funding this post based in central Liverpool. The post holder will work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people affected by cancer, their families, supporters, carers and clinicians. They will ensure the needs of LGBT are acknowledged and addressed in provision of services, information and support across the Liverpool City Region.

Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme Co-ordinator – part time (21 hours) as a job share £25,951-£27,668 (pro rata)

We are recruiting a suitably experienced person to lead the development and implementation of this new and exciting project. In particular, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Experience of developing and delivering effective partnership work
  • Ability to communicate well with a range of individuals/stakeholders
  • Experiencing of conducting primary research, utilising quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience of delivering high quality training
  • Significant knowledge of the LGBT communities across the Liverpool City Region and the challenges they face

Applicants should send a short CV (up to two pages) and a covering letter demonstrating how they meet each of the criteria in the person specification (another two pages max), e-mail to info@sahir.uk.com.

Sahir House is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applications from groups which reflect Sahir House service user groups – HIV positive people (and other disabled people), people from Black and Minority Ethnic groups, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and refugee communities.

The post is offered on a fixed term basis of one year initially with the possibility of extension funding beyond this. Appointment is subject to a 3-month probationary period, satisfactory references and DBS check.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Tuesday 5 February 2019
Shortlisting: Later that week
Interviews: Friday 15 February 2019

Full job description and person specification can be downloaded from the Charity Jobs website.

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