Vacancies- Sahir House

Sahir House is the multicultural support and information centre for people living with and affected by HIV on Merseyside. Sahir House has successfully secured a grant from The Big Lottery Fund and is now recruiting for the following 3 posts:

2x Outreach Support Workers

Sahir House is recruiting 2 suitably experienced full time workers to provide one to one support to people living with and affected by HIV. Although based in Liverpool city centre, the role requires a high proportion of outreach across Merseyside & North Cheshire in a variety of settings.

An awareness of the needs of marginalised groups is essential, particularly BME, homeless, asylum & refugee communities and men who have sex with men. Ability to work in a non judgemental, confidential, equitable and empowering manner is essential. Extensive travel requirement within role, therefore ability to travel is essential. Posts are funded until March 2012 with possible extension for further 2.5 years. Salary £19,621-£20,858.

Research & Monitoring Administrator

Sahir House is recruiting a part time worker with experience in data collection and analysis. The post holder will be required to set up and maintain effective systems for monitoring user outcomes, evaluation data and research. The post holder will also be required to demonstrate high quality IT skills, analysis and communication skills. Full time salary £17,161-£18,453 pro rata 3 days a week annual salary of £10,297-£11,072. Post funded for 3 years.

All posts are subject to a probation period and satisfactory CRB check.

Closing date for all signed application forms: 5pm, Friday 19th August 2011.

Short listing will be held week of 22nd August 2011.

Interviews will be held week of 30th August 2011.

Ideal start date: beginning of October 2011.

Mandatory staff induction training: 7th (eve) & day of 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th October.

For an application pack:

Visit website- www.sahir.uk.com

Email- nicholas@sahir.uk.com / cath@sahir.uk.com

Phone- 0151 237 3989

Address- 151 Dale Street, 2nd Floor, Liverpool, L2 2AH

Sahir House is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applications from groups which reflect Sahir House service user groups- HIV positive people (and other disabled people), people from BME groups, LGBT people and refugee communities.