Prostate Cancer Project Officer

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Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP1 3AF
Fixed Term
Closing date: 31/07/2024
Disability Confident Employer

Community Action Dacorum

9 month contract

Community Action Dacorum is a charity that provides a circle of support to the local community. As a “Council for Voluntary Service”, we believe in bringing people together to achieve more in their communities and improve quality of life. Our Vision is to be recognised throughout our region as a leading provider of community services and projects of the highest quality, efficiency, and value.

Based at:                                48 High Street, Hemel Hempstead.

Reporting to:                        Head of Wellbeing

Job Purpose: To engage with the Afro-Caribbean male community in the relevant PCN area to increase take up of checks for prostate cancer.

  • Create project plan to increase number of Afro Caribbean engaging with discussions about prostate cancer and increase the number getting tested with GPs in the Delt PCN area
  • Establish connections with relevant community organisations to engage with the Afro Caribbean community to reduce stigma around health checks related to prostate cancer.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with P surgeries in the Delta PCN area.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with community groups serving the communities of the Delta PCN area including but not limited to Sports Clubs etc.
  • Arrange and facilitate engagement events to raise awareness about prostate cancer within the Afro Caribbean community in the Delta PCN area.
  • Link with other relevant campaigns to raise awareness (for example Movember)
  • Demonstrate and evaluate the impact and success of the project.

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