Support Officer: Global Advocacy at Frontline Aids

You have both strong Support Officer skills and an understanding of and commitment to the use of advocacy and communications to advance health and human rights goals. Your role’s primary focus will be on supporting the global advocacy team with the delivery of their contribution to the Frontline AIDS Global Plan of Action, including through policy and advocacy work, external communications and delivery of restricted programs. As part of action and program delivery, your tasks will include liais

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Who we are

We’ve been on the frontline of the world’s response to HIV and AIDS for over 25 years, working with marginalised people who are denied HIV prevention and treatment simply because of who they are and where they live.

Set up in 1993 to work with community groups in the countries most affected by the global AIDS epidemic, we’ve continually adapted our approach, looking for innovative ways to break down the barriers that marginalise people living with, or at risk of acquiring, HIV. All with one goal in mind – a future free from AIDS for everyone, everywhere.

Everything we do is rooted in our two key beliefs:

That the lives of all human beings are of equal value.
That everyone has the right to access the HIV information and services they need for a healthy life.
Today, we work with communities in more than 40 countries, taking local, national and global action on HIV, health and human rights.

As a global partnership that is open to everyone, we can only do what we do – and achieve what we want to achieve – by working with partners from grassroots community groups to national governments. Our partners drive change where it matters, shaking up the status quo and making a noise on issues the world often chooses to ignore.

Are you the Frontliner we’re looking for?

You are a committed team member with a clear focus on team objectives, as well as your own. You will promote best practice within your field of expertise and challenge ways of working to ensure the highest quality and levels of efficiency. Your actions will be aligned with Frontline AIDS vision and you will inspire the same behaviour in your peers. You are comfortable working in a matrix management environment.

How to apply

Find out more by downloading the full job description and person specification. If you are excited by this opportunity and think it’s right for you, we’d love to hear from you so apply using the button at the top of this page and upload your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are a great match for this role.

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Closing Date is: 6th June 2023

Interview Date is: To be continued

We have transitioned to a hybrid model of working. We are currently working from home but you will also be required to spend time working alongside your team as appropriate in our office in Brighton (East Sussex, UK) .​The successful applicant will need to hold the right to work in the UK.

Frontline AIDS is committed to diversity and inclusion in its hiring approach. We welcome applications from Black people, and other people of colour, people with disabilities, people living with HIV and LGBTIQ+ and non-binary individuals.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a criminal records check. Having a criminal conviction and/or any other information divulged on the DBS/PVG or country equivalent check would not necessarily prevent you from working for the charity, but any recruitment decision will be dependent on the nature of the position sought and the circumstances and background of the offence(s).

​Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

Frontline AIDS ​operates a rigorous recruitment and selection process that reflects our commitment to child protection. The Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy can be downloaded here

Frontline AIDS is a Disability Confident Employer and will ensure all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum requirements of the job as set out in the job description and employee specification will be guaranteed an interview.

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Date added

25th May 2023

Organisation

Frontline Aids

Days per week

5 days

Deadline for applications

6th Jun 2023

Salary

£28,900 pa plus benefits of up to 16%

Hours per week

40hrs per week

Categories

Other

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