We are looking to recruit to the following post for the Leeds Skyline HIV Support and
Female Family Support Worker
17.5 hours per week, starting as soon as possible to September 2013
Salary: NJC Scale 6 SCP 26 £22,221 (pro-rata)
The post holder will be responsible for supporting women living with, affected by or at
risk of HIV who have children. The objective of the support is to improve the physical,
emotional and economic well-being of those accessing the service. The role will involve
the development and delivery of group support and skills building sessions with the aim
of reducing isolation, improving skills and knowledge, alleviating poverty, improving
healthy eating and lifestyles, improving community participation, improving skills and
encouraging new learning. The post holder will also provide a range of 1-2-1 support
services to enable women living with HIV to live full and independent lives. This will
entail undertaking a detailed assessment of each client’s support needs, to produce a
mutually agreed support plan and to support them to ensure that their needs are met.
The post holder will work closely with other health and social care professionals to
ensure effective outcomes for clients, raise awareness of the service and needs of HIV
All applicants must have permission to work in the UK.
Closing date for receipt of applications is: Monday 15th October 20120 at 9.00am.
Interviews will be held at the BHA Leeds Skyline office on Thursday 18th October 2012.
Please note that we will not be reconsidering any applicants who have previously
applied for this position.
For an application pack (also available on the BHA website-
http://www.thebha.org.uk/vacancies ) and for completed applications, please send to
hr@theBHA.org.uk or by post to HR Dept, BHA, Democracy House, 609 Stretford Road,
Manchester M16 0QA or telephone 0161 874 2153.
If you would like more information or an informal discussion about the post, please
contact Abigail Smith or Becki Byran on (0113) 2449767.
BHA Advert Social Care Support Worker – Leeds Skyline 2012