Health Promotion Specialist – Brook Southend

Health Promotion Specialist – Brook Southend


Job Ref: ND682182SouHPS
Location: Southend on Sea
Postcode: SS1 1LW
Type of contract: Temporary
Salary: £23148.00 to £23148.00 Per Annum
Posted Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Closing Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Documents: Role Specification – Health Promotion Specialist.pdf

Hours: Full Time – 37.5
Contract: Fixed Term until 2025-03-31
Location: This role is based in Southend on Sea and involves occasional evening and weekend work.

Job Overview:

To support the efficient and effective delivery of the Sexual Health Promotion & Community HIV Prevention Service to reduce STI and HIV prevalence, lower transmission rates, lower incidence of late HIV diagnosis and to reduce rates of under-18 conception. To engage with and develop a positive presence in none mainstream settings such as night economy venues and public sex environments, in order that key messages and direct delivery are accessible to specific beneficiary groups.
Responsible for developing and maintaining effective blended outreach interventions, collaborative working partnerships with community organisations, community businesses and community champions in order to ensure the target beneficiary groups are benefiting from good sexual and reproductive health education, support and services.
To work with a a wide range of target beneficiary groups including (but not limited to…) LGBTQ communities, MSM, Black Africans and other BAME populations, refugees and those with learning difficulties.

To learn more about the role and person specification please read the attached ‘job specification’ which can be found on the application form.

About Brook:

Brook is the UK’s leading sexual health and wellbeing charity, with a focus on under 25s. We are committed to changing attitudes, challenging prejudice and championing equality.

Our unique combination of clinical services and education programmes are designed to meet individual needs and instill positive behaviours that influence their whole lives. Our digital solutions help us reach even greater numbers of young people and professionals, and our expansion into all-age services ensures that whole communities can benefit from our inclusive, non-judgmental approach to sexual and reproductive health.

We are continuously listening to and learning from our service users and the communities we support. We amplify the voices of those who face barriers to access, ensuring that sexual health remains high on the political agenda and that law, policy and practice is aligned with what they need.

Benefits of working for Brook:

  • Annual leave – 28 days per annum, increasing up to 33 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Sick pay (from 3 up to 12 weeks fully paid)
  • Flexible working
  • Gratitude scheme
  • Assisted purchase scheme
  • Cycle to Work up to £1k
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Access to Thrive mental health app
  • Long service awards
  • Maternity and paternity pay
  • Pension scheme – with contributions matched up to a maximum of 4%
  • Training and development opportunities


Please note – this role requires the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Candidates must be able to provide paperwork demonstrating their right to work in the UK. If you are interested in applying for this post, please review the Job Description and complete an application form.

Please note: internal applicants with live sanctions or performance improvement plans in place will not be considered for this role. For more information on what it means to work for Brook, please read the ‘Working for Brook’ document on our Current Vacancies page.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Thank you for your interest in working for Brook.

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