Brigstowe Are Hiring

Brigstowe Are Hiring
Type of post: Community Notice
Sub-type: No sub-type
Posted By: Dave Johnson
Status: Current
Date Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022

Dear Sing Out

Join an award-winning organisation!

HIV Peer Support Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the difference peer mentoring and lived experience can make.

The HIV Peer Support Service is now in its seventh year and recently secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund. We carried out an evaluation of the service in 2020 which you can find here. The service helps people living with HIV to come to terms with their diagnosis, live well and take control of their health. The Peer Support Coordinator will be responsible for managing this service which involves assessing mentees, facilitating matches, providing support and supervision to our peer mentors, and building and maintaining stakeholder relationships.

We are looking for:

Someone who is passionate about the difference that peer mentoring can make, has excellent organisational and communication skills and is confident working with a diverse range of staff, volunteers, service users and professionals. It is a varied and exciting role and you will be able to see first-hand the impact that peer mentoring can have on people's lives.

Brigstowe holds clients at the heart of service delivery. Clients come from diverse cultural backgrounds, which include many minority groups. We pride ourselves on offering services, which are person-centred and we continually endeavour to understand and reflect the needs of all communities.

As well as joining a collaborative, supportive, motivated and dynamic team you will also receive:

  • 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata) 
  • 6% contribution to your pension 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities 
  • Regular one-to-one supervision

Salary:                        £23,484 pro rata - pay scale £23,484 to £25,419 (Based on point 14 to 18 of the NJC pay scale)

Hours:                        Part-time, 3 days a week (22.5 hours per week) to include Wednesdays

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing date:             9am on Monday 8th August 2022 

Interview date:          Wednesday 17th August 2022, Easton Community Centre


Please fill in the Application Form outlining your reasons for applying and how your skills and experience fit the person specification. All applications will be scored using the person specification and therefore applicants who provide clear examples to evidence their skills and experience are more likely to be offered an interview. 

In addition, please complete our “Required Information Form” and “Equal Opportunities Form”.  Please send your completed forms to:

If you would like more information on this role, please get in touch.

Brigstowe is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applicants with the appropriate skills of any background or identity.   

Brigstowe wants a diverse workforce which is representative of the clients we serve.  We strongly encourage applications from people of African or Caribbean heritage as they are currently under-represented in our staff team. We also encourage applications from people living with HIV or other long term health conditions.  Applications falling within any of these categories, that meet essential criteria, will be invited to interview.

Brigstowe is a charity striving for a world in which people living with HIV and other long term health conditions live long and healthy lives, free from poverty, stigma, prejudice and discrimination. To find out more, please visit 

HIV Peer Support Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification
Equal Opps Form
Required Information Form
Application Form