Health Promotion Practitioner

An enthusiastic and self-motivated health promoter is needed to work as part of THT South’s Brighton based health promotion team. You will be delivering health promotion interventions, working with individuals from at-risk communities with the aim of reducing HIV risk and maximising sexual health.

The focus of your work will be the planning and delivery of local and national campaigns to Terrence Higgins Trust’s target communities, men who have sex with men, sex workers, Trans and non-binary people. You will also be delivering one to one client work, in particular, you will co-ordinate THT ‘s male sex worker project PRO(TECT)  which is delivered from the Brighton office. Your duties will also include assisting with THT’s Fastest HIV & STI testing service. You will also be involved in supporting delivery by working with other health promoters and will be expected to participate with colleagues in community promotional events e.g. World AIDS Day, Brighton Pride.

You’ll have a good understanding of the issues relating to HIV infection and poor sexual health and also knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of men who have sex with men and other higher risk adults in relation to HIV and sexual health promotion.  

Hours per week
24.5 hours
Salary
16,891.70
Contract Type
Part Time Permanent
Location
Brighton
Office base
61 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AE BN1 1AE
Closing Date
26/10/2019
Job Reference
1129

The organisation

Terrence Higgins Trust  was set up in 1982 following the death of its namesake Terry Higgins, who was one of the very first people to die of an AIDS-related illness in the UK. As an organisation we are always aiming to ensure we are always meeting the needs of people affected by HIV and poor sexual health.

An enthusiastic and self-motivated health promoter is needed to work as part of THT South’s Brighton based health promotion team. You will be delivering health promotion interventions, working with individuals from at-risk communities with the aim of reducing HIV risk and maximising sexual health.

The focus of your work will be the planning and delivery of local and national campaigns to Terrence Higgins Trust’s target communities, men who have sex with men, sex workers, Trans and non-binary people. You will also be delivering one to one client work, in particular, you will co-ordinate THT ‘s male sex worker project PRO(TECT)  which is delivered from the Brighton office. Your duties will also include assisting with THT’s Fastest HIV & STI testing service. You will also be involved in supporting delivery by working with other health promoters and will be expected to participate with colleagues in community promotional events e.g. World AIDS Day, Brighton Pride.

You’ll have a good understanding of the issues relating to HIV infection and poor sexual health and also knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of men who have sex with men and other higher risk adults in relation to HIV and sexual health promotion.