Fighting With Pride – LGBT+ Veterans Community Workers (VCW) – 5 posts

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

£28,000 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week.

Based in Any Part of the UK

Working from home.

Full or part time.

Fighting With Pride (FWP) is looking for 5 outstanding regionally focused LGBT+ Veterans Community Workers. Initially for a period of 24 months, these fundamental, enabling, rewarding and busy roles will make a real difference to the lives of LGBT+ Veterans, serving personnel and their families, around the UK.

FWP was formed in January 2020 to support LGBT+ Veterans, serving personnel and their families and is a registered charity, led by Joint CEO’s Caroline Paige and Craig Jones, assisted by the charity’s Board.

An increasing number of Veterans are contacting our charity, and we want to build an exceptional new team to support them, with these posts at its heart. You will be signposting service users to organisations where they will receive a warm welcome and will develop their self-esteem, self-confidence, independence and resilience, and working those organisations to enable positive LGBT+ inclusion.

An LGBT+ Veterans Community Team Manager will support you (a post which is also vacant and which you may wish to consider).

You will have a keen interest in, and thorough understanding of, the challenges faced by the LGBT+ Veterans community (or other related community), previous experience of supporting and developing service users, strong relationship building skills and be a self-starter with a passion for helping people.

If you are interested in joining this friendly and supportive team, please contact Julia Muir at juliamuir@live.co.uk, for a full job description. Please then apply, sending your C.V. and a maximum of two sides of A4 covering letter, addressing each aspect of the Person Specification (contained in the job description) to Julia Muir at juliamuir@live.co.uk by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 18 February 2022.

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