Answer Cancer is recruiting for a full-time Community Engagement & Development Worker who will be based at Salford CVS.

Contract Type: Fixed-Term
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday; core hours between 8am – 6pm)
Salary: NJC Point 23 (Salary £27,741 per annum)
Deadline: Friday, 24 September, 2021 – 12:00


To establish, develop and deliver community engagement initiatives and health promotion interventions, including outreach, individual and group sessions in order to increase the uptake of breast, cervical and bowel screening.


The post-holder will be a member of the Community Engagement team within the Answer Cancer programme. This post will be line managed by the Programme Manager and based at Salford CVS.

On a day-to-day basis the post-holder will be tasked by and report back to the programme’s Community Engagement and Development Manager (this person is employed by BHA for Equality).

The post-holder will lead on engagement with prioritised communities / groups across Greater Manchester, including people from BME communities, LGBT people, people with mental health conditions, disabled people, carers and people living in areas of high deprivation.

The role will involve developing and delivering community engagement initiatives and health promotion interventions with individuals, voluntary / community organisations, faith groups, other health providers / services and the business sector.

The aim of the role is to encourage people from prioritised groups / communities to attend national cancer screening programmes (breast, bowel and cervical) thereby increasing uptake and early diagnosis of cancer.

We want to hear from you!

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding role that contributes to improving the health outcomes of people?

Are you keen to develop your skills and apply them to the best of your ability?

If Yes, then you could be the person we’re looking for!

If you would like more information on the Answer Cancer Programme and this post, please contact the Programme  Engagement Lead, Donna Miller on 07964 663132.

If you would like to apply for the position of Community Engagement & Development Worker, please submit your application via email to  

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