Sexual Health Outreach Worker (Sessional)

Job Role

Birmingham LGBT is recruiting Sessional Sexual Health Outreach Workers to work alongside our team of sexual health staff and volunteers working to reduce the incidence of STI infection and poor sexual health, to reduce the late diagnosis of HIV, and to provide a sexual health and wellbeing promotion work that meets the needs of LGBT people in Birmingham and Solihull.

The successful applicant will join a motivated and enthusiastic team based at the Birmingham LGBT Centre in Central Birmingham.


Remuneration: £12.45 per hour

Plus up to 5% matched pension contributions

Working on a sessional basis including evening and weekend work and some travel to sites in Birmingham and Solihull.

Zero hours contract. Fixed term to 31st March 2024.

Birmingham LGBT is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications for the position can be made at any time; we will accept applications by email and/or hardcopy.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview.

For more details contact Matt Lopez on 0121 643 0821

Desired Skills

Experience of working with LGBT community and/or Men who have Sex with Men.
Experience of one to one emotional support and sexual health advice work with LGBT community and/or Men who have Sex with Men.
Experience of working to a high standard both under one’s own initiative and within a team, delivering specific targets against tight deadlines.
Experience of delivering sexual health interventions in a variety of community settings.
Experience and knowledge of working within a safeguarding children and young people framework and vulnerable adults.
Ability to think/ operate innovatively, making the most of new opportunities when they arise.
Ability to work without close supervision with excellent organisational skills in order to manage, plan and prioritise workloads.
Good interpersonal and communication skills relevant to a variety of audiences and stakeholders including a person centred approach to working with LGBT communities.
Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite, accessing databases, email and calendar management, and using the internet.
Ability to maintain boundaries between your personal and professional life, including confidentiality.
Show an understanding of the sexual health and related health inequalities that affect LGBT community, Men who have Sex with Men and gay/ Bisexual women and trans people.
Understanding and empathy of the needs of disadvantaged and discriminated against groups specifically LGB and T BME, and an understanding of the barriers these groups face.
A commitment to, and understanding of equal opportunities.
Understanding and knowledge of Birmingham’s diverse LGBT communities.
Knowledge & understanding of the Voluntary and Community Sector
Exceptional punctuality & time-keeping    

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