Health Hub Project Worker

Closing date: 
29 Sep 2017
The Health Hub is a health promotion youth work project engaging with young people aged 11-25 from across the East Antrim area, it aims to offer information, sign posting, advice, support and referral. Funded by the Public Health Agency.

▪       Development of the youth friendly shop front, creating a youth friendly environment, contributes to the centre-based staff team to maintain opening hours (afternoons and evenings as required.)

▪       To engage and build relationships with detached young people.

▪       To signpost services, opportunities and activities to young people across East Antrim.

▪       To support young people in shaping services/provision

▪       Maintain, improve & develop existing programmes of the Health Hub

▪       Develop new programmes that tackle health inequalities, meet needs, encourage active participation and discussion on health, through group activity, opportunities, activities and events.

▪       To facilitate health focused community engagement involving youth

▪       To liaise with existing service providers and to work with interest groups on addressing gaps in current provision that are identified through the project

▪       In conjunction with the One Stop Shop Project Worker, develop and implement strategies to promote existing and new programmes and services.

▪       To identify, recruit and provide training for local volunteers interested in working with young people across the area and on future project.

▪       Assist other programme staff across the Association in the development of new programmes to meet the needs of existing and potential client groupings experiencing health inequalities.

 

Added by
karen graham
Closing date:
29 Sep 2017 12 noon
Job Information
Fixed term
Full time
35 hours per week
£21,000 - £24,000
Contact Information
Karen Graham
30-34 Irish Quarter West
30-34 Irish Quarter West
Carrickfergus
BT38 8AT
02893355890