Evaluator wanted for pioneering LGBTQ+ health project

Evaluator wanted for pioneering LGBTQ+ health project

Advonet, CHANGE and Yorkshire MESMAC are looking for an individual or organisation to carry out an evaluation of our pioneering LGBTQ+ self-advocacy project to both maximise and disseminate the learning from our work.

The LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion Project aims to give LGBTQ+ people who are also autistic, have a learning disability or mental health difficulties the skills needed to speak for themselves and be involved in the health services they use.

It was awarded a grant as part of £1 million funding given to 12 organisations by the Government Equalities Office (GEO) to help improve the health and social care of LGBTQ+ people. The project started this spring and ends in March 2020.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking an interim report by November 2019 that will draw on a range of material: e.g. internal evaluation, semi-structured interviews, focus groups with participants etc. A final version of the evaluation should be complete in May 2020.

We have a maximum budget of £5,000 for this evaluation. The successful applicant will need to liaise with:

  • The Project Manager
  • The Project Coordinator
  • The user-led project steering group
  • The in-house Project Evaluator
  • Health professionals
  • People taking part in the project

The successful applicant must have a proven track record in user-led evaluations, good communication skills, relationship management skills and data management skills. They must also have references from two organisations.

How to apply

Before you apply, please click on the button below to download a detailed description of the evaluator’s role and what it entails.

Then, if you would like to apply, please contact either Philip Bramson or Claire Nixson by email at Philip.Bramson@advonet.org.uk or Claire.Nixson@advonet.org.uk, or by calling 0113 244 0606 for further information or clarification to enable you to submit a proposal.

Please submit your application to Philip at the email given in the paragraph above.

The deadline for proposals is Monday 2nd September. All applications will be reviewed and a shortlist created by the project steering group.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a presentation event.

All shortlisted applicants will be informed of the result of their application by Friday 6th September 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be required to discuss their proposal with the six members of the working group on Wednesday 11th September 2019.

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