Engagement Officer - 2 posts

Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 29 July, 2019 - 12:00
Salary Scale
Pro Rata
Blue Sky Trust

Engagement Officer: 2 posts

Contract Type: Maternity Covers with possibility of extension

Hours:  Full time and part time options

Based: In Newcastle and covering North East England

Salary : £18,500 – £19,200 per annum pro rata

Blue Sky Trust are recruiting 2 Engagement Officers as Maternity Cover posts. We are interested in applications who wish to work either part time or full time. 

The roles involve a wide range of activities aimed at supporting and engaging people affected by HIV in North East England. The posts involve one to one work with adults affected by HIV as well as leading groups, courses & activities.

One of the posts additionally involves working with children and young people affected by HIV. This is a support role but can also encompass the option of working in schools delivering relationships and sex education as part of our schools’ program.

The Engagement Officer roles are challenging and evolving and will require the successful candidates to be committed to continual development. The successful applicants will have excellent social & communication skills, must be able to work with diverse groups in a non- judgmental way and have a high level of integrity.

Applicants must be car drivers with regular access to a car.

Organisational Context

Blue Sky Trust supports and connects people in the North East and Cumbria at every step of their HIV journey. Whether it’s providing help to come to terms with the diagnosis, peer mentoring, rebuilding confidence or becoming part of a supportive community, Blue Sky Trust provides a confidential and safe place to “find strength and go on with happiness”. Please see our website for more information: www.blueskytrust.org

We also provide relationships and sex education through our Think for Yourself program: www.thinkforyourself.uk

Blue Sky Trust is a registered charity (Charity No: 1068701) with a Christian ethos.

Blue Sky Trust has been serving the community in the North East for more than 26 years.

For an application pack, please call us on 07989155175 or email us at info@blueskytrust.org   CVs are not accepted

Closing date for application: Midday 29th July 2019

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.