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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/02/2021.

Gypsy and Traveller Link Worker

Job Reference: 131-231

NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group
Patient & Public Involvement
£24,907 to £30,615 pa


NHS Doncaster CCG is looking for a Gypsy and Traveller Link Worker to help improve the health and well-being of our Gypsy and Traveller communities in Doncaster.

Estimates have identified there are between 4,000 – 6,000 Gypsies and Travellers living in the Doncaster area. We know health outcomes are currently not what they should be for members of these communities, and this post will play a significant role in identifying solutions to improve the health and well-being of Gypsies and Travellers across our health and care system in Doncaster.

We are looking for someone with excellent knowledge of the health inequalities and barriers faced by members of our Gypsy and Traveller communities, combined with the relevant skills and attitude to engage and advocate for change. In particular, we are looking for someone with excellent partnership and collaborative working skills and a track record in engaging with seldom heard and often ignored communities


This is a very exciting opportunity and we are keen to share our progress to date with you. Further details about our work and our approach are available on our website here.


This is an interesting and varied job role and your duties will include:

• Leading engagement with our Gypsy and Traveller communities

• Working with specialist engagement colleagues to develop and implement best practice

• Identify what works and build capacity within our system to deliver change

• Provide advice and support to managers and colleagues across the Doncaster health and care system

• Working with colleagues to increase GP and dentist registrations from members of these communities

• Support uptake of vaccines by these groups

• Feedback progress to our Gypsy and Traveller communities

• Ensure effective and efficient processes are in place regarding Equality Impact Assessments


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Amy Smith, Senior Communications & Engagement Officer at NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group, Direct Dial: 01302 566242 or email:


*Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 February these may be virtual in line with current Social Distancing requirements.

You must demonstrate how your experience and skills meet the criteria as listed in the person specification in order for your application to be shortlisted.


***Please note, the deadline for applications may be changed without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible***

We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service.

NHS Doncaster CCG operates a no smoking policy to enable its staff to work in a smoke free environment.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are Positive about Disabled People employer and will interview any disabled candidate who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

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