Our vision is to offer fantastic job opportunities which are inclusive and represent the diversity of people living with or affected by HIV.
We believe in an open and inclusive culture of staff engagement, empowerment and decision making that encourages our staff members to contribute to the development and growth of our charity.
As a small charity we encourage staff members to shape our service offer and how we manage our resources by working closely with the Board of Trustees. We believe in an organisational structure that enables open communication and allows new and innovative ideas to flourish.
In return for your dedication to your job role we offer the following:
Peer Support Worker
Hours per week: 16
Salary: £12,800 (actual salary)£30,000 (full-time equivalent)
Contract type: Fixed-term 18-months (3-month probationary period)
Location: London, hybrid of remote working and in-clinic working
We’re looking for a self-assured individual living with HIV, who is passionate about supporting others and has experience of delivering peer support programmes online and within clinic settings.
Plushealth is the online HIV peer support charity with a big heart and an even bigger ambition! We have an exciting, new peer support role, delivering peer support online and in clinic settings across Northwest London as part of the London Fast-Track Cities Getting to Zero Initiative.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality, individualised peer support which is focussed on improving quality of life of others living with HIV. You will support a variety of individuals including people who receive a new HIV diagnosis, those who find living with with HIV challenging and those who are at risk of disengaging from treatment and care.
You will work alongside clinical staff, mental health, and psychology services to ensure those referred into the service receive the support they require in a timely and coordinated way. You will attend virtual multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment clinics representing individuals you are supporting and provide peer support perspective as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.
You will support our National Service Lead to develop and improve service delivery and identify new ways of working to ensure people living with HIV receive person centred care and support which reflects their individual requirements and that of the clinical teams.
If you’re looking for a challenging yet rewarding job opportunity and have the drive to succeed, we want to hear from you! Please click on the links below to view the job and person description and complete our online application form.
Job and person specification: HERE
Closing date for applications: Sunday 11th February 2024 5pm
Interviews: Week Commencing 19th February 2024