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Careers

We are currently recruiting for the following role(s).

Head of Prevention and Testing, Full time (36 hours per week), £42,000 per year.  6% pension contribution & option of some remote working.  

We are looking for an experienced, compassionate leader ready to lead our dynamic HIV Prevention & Testing, staff and volunteer, team at Positive East shaping our contribution to ending new HIV transmissions by 2030.

You will be committed to ensuring that success over HIV is an inclusive one and that no group or community is left behind.

You will work on addressing existing inequities and inequalities so that the whole HIV combination prevention tool kit is available to all who need it.

You will be an experienced Health Promotion professional, with knowledge of the HIV and sexual health needs of groups and communities disproportionately impacted by HIV, with a particular focus on those who are experiencing inequities and inequalities to accessing information, services and support.

You will be skilled in getting the best from people (whether they be staff or volunteers) maximising the potential of your team.

You will be a creative, solution-focused leader with effective project management skills ensuring the successful delivery of multiple projects.

Please note that CVs will not be considered as part of your application.

Closing date:  5pm on 15 April  

Interview date:  1 May

To apply, please complete the following forms and email to jobs@positiveeast.org.uk

Job Application pack

Application form

Declaration of Offences

Equal opportunities form

Positive East welcomes applications from people living with HIV and from groups and communities disproportionately impacted by HIV.

Fundraising Officer, Full-time (36 hours per week), £30,690 per year.  6% pension contribution & option of some remote working. 

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to join Positive East as our new Fundraising Officer. This is a key and varied role that sits within the charity’s busy Fundraising Team.

The role has two primary focuses. 1) You will be responsible for identifying potential new sources of grant funding from charitable trusts and foundations and steward a portfolio of small grants funders. You will also lead on the development of smaller grant proposals and reports.  2)  You will lead on the development and the day-to-day management of our social media presence and digital communications and explore new ways to engage audiences as well as engage with our individual donors.

This role will also contribute to the wider ambitions of the fundraising team and provide support when needed to achieve annual targets.

You will report directly to the Head of Fundraising and Communications and work closely with the Trusts and Foundations Manager.

Office-based with remote working options.

Closing date:  5pm on 24 April  

Interview date:  TBD

To apply, please complete the following forms and email to jobs@positiveeast.org.uk

Application form

Job Description

Declaration of Offences form

Equal opportunities form

Positive East welcomes applications from people living with HIV and from groups and communities disproportionately impacted by HIV.

Volunteers are at the heart of the charity and enable us to support over 3,000 people per year! Last year nearly 1 out of 4 hours of our support services were delivered by our cohort of nearly 100 trained and passionate volunteers. 

Through volunteering with us you’ll be making a tremendous positive impact in your community whilst meeting new people, sharing your experiences and learning some new skills.

All of our volunteers will be supported by our dedicated Volunteer Manager and Team Leaders. All travel and lunch will be reimbursed.

All current volunteer roles are listed on our volunteer pages.   If you have any questions, please email Maria.

Why work for Positive East

The work of the Charity

Positive East is the largest HIV community-based Charity in London, now in our 3rd decade.  We have 32 staff and 80 volunteers delivering services and supporting the work of the organisation.   The Charity enables people with HIV to live full and healthy lives and works to ending the onward transmission of HIV.

We have an holistic service offer providing welfare benefits advice, peer mentoring, support groups, wellbeing seminars/workshops, counselling, specialist psychology ‘ReAssure’ (migrant women who have been subject to trauma), HIV and STI testing (undertaken in multiple locations across east London and through our GMI Partnership London), training, outreach & engagement. We are strongly committed to delivering through partnership working as this maximises our impact, strengthens our service offer and extends our reach.  We proudly partner with HIV Clinics, Charities, Community Groups, Councils and any organisations that can support us in achieving our vision and mission

A good place to work

We pride ourselves on being a good place to work and a recent Investors in People Assessment (March 2022) states we should be proud of the following:

Your people:-

  • state that Positive East is a great place to work
  • love the culture, the flexibility of working hours, support during the Covid-19 pandemic, the ethos, and the recognition awarded to them, and want that to develop further
  • feel valued and rewarded

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days plus all bank holidays
  • 6% employer pension contribution (you will be required to make contributions as set out in statute and regulations)
  • Possibility of Hybrid Working (minimum of 2/3 days in the office)
  • Your Birthday as an extra day of annual leave
  • Interest Free Travel Loan
  • Interest Free Cycle Loan