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Public Sex Environment (PSE) Outreach Volunteer

Renaissance UK

The PSE Outreach Services main aims are to reduce sexually transmitted infections rates amongst the LGBTQ+ community and men who have sex with men (MSM) and to elicit early diagnosis for those at risk. Also, to recognise the vulnerability of the target group and provide initial support and advice to those who have been or could potentially be the victims of crime, including hate crimes.

Join our Sexual Health Outreach team where your responsibilities will include:

  • Accompany a PSE Sessional Outreach Worker to outdoor public sex environments (also know as cruising areas)
  • Give harm reduction and sexual health advice when appropriate
  • Provide safer sex packs to clients (condoms and lubrication)
  • Give advice about support services and around issues effecting LGBTQ+ and MSM
  • Work with the Outreach Worker to ensure all visits are risk assessed
  • Answer general queries about the service
  • Take direction and work within professional boundaries
  • Keep all client information confidential
  • Be professional and act as an ambassador to the service

What skills do I need?

  • Confidentiality
  • Able to show clients respect and dignity
  • Reliability
  • Good team work
  • Non-judgmental attitude
  • Lived experience (beneficial not essential)
  • Good communication

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Details

The volunteering shift would be roughly from 5.30pm - 8.30pm. We are flexible in terms of available days

Register your interest
  • Ideal for people interested in
  • LGBT
  • Men
  • Social care
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Outdoors
  • Providing advice
  • Support work
  • Details
  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    45p per mile Rates of local transport
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
  • Application Process
  • Application Form
  • CRB Check
  • Informal Discussion
  • Interviews
  • References
  • Trial Period

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