Vacancy: BAME Covid-19 Community Support Service


The Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Covid-19 Community Support Service (BCCS) will deliver a pilot BAME Covid-19 Community Support Service, funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) via a grant from Wirral Council, concentrating on supporting people shown to be most at risk from Coronavirus (COVID-19) specifically those from a BAME background and to reduce the impacts of the virus on themselves and those around them.

Job Title: BAME Covid-19 Community Support Worker

  • Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,000 per annum
  • No. of Positions: 4: 2 fulltime and 2 part-time posts)

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be instrumental in providing a Covid 19 community response engaging BAME communities in Wirral, reducing the impacts of the virus on individuals, families and communities. The programme will seek to engage with people from a wide range of BAME communities living in Wirral including; South Asian, South East Asian and European communities and others, taking into account those from ‘hard to engage with’ communities who face barriers in accessing services.
We are looking for dynamic individuals who can lead on community engagement and develop strong relationships with a range of stakeholders. You must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills and innovative ways to engage people. Wirral Multicultural Organisation is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as belonging to one of the minority groups mentioned above.

For informal discussion contact Aline Macready on 0151 792 5116
You can find an application pack here or further down
All applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check

Closing Date: Tuesday 6 April 2021 Interviews w/c 12 April 2021


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