Job Vacancy: Trans Advocacy Worker

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MindOut is recruiting!

Trans Advocacy Worker

21 hours per week

£24,313 pro rata (£14,588 pa).

We are looking for a dynamic, resilient, trans-identified person with a sound knowledge of trans health care and understanding of the mental health needs of trans and non-binary communities. You will have some experience supporting and representing trans and non-binary people to enable access to services, their specific needs to be addressed and increased wellbeing.

 

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 27th August 2020

Interviews will be held on Friday 4th September

Please visit our jobs page for an application pack.

 

 

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