Advice and Support Worker

Brigstowe
https://www.brigstowe.org/
Salary: 
£27,852 to £30,151 pro rata based on pt 19 to 23 of the NJC scale
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
30 hours per week (part time based on full-time hours of 37 per week) 
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Permanent
Details of Role: 

The Advice and Support team work with people living with or affected by HIV.  It is a dynamic and varied role, which 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 centered and we continually endeavor to understand and reflect the needs of all communities affected by HIV.  The Advice and Support team consists of 3 part time workers.  

You will be able to work well under pressure, be self-motivated, able to use your initiative but also be a great team player. You will deliver a service which is responsive, flexible and inclusive.  The role has a strong emphasis on advice giving, so a solid understanding of the welfare benefit system and housing related support is essential.  We provide a client centered, trauma informed approach to maintaining and sustaining relationships, whilst offering effective liaison and advocacy skills to support clients to understand and access their rights and entitlements. We work with clients to assist them to be more independent and to achieve their goals. 

You will join a collaborative, supportive, motivated & dynamic team and receive: 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • 6% contribution to your pension 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities 
  • Regular one-to-one supervision. 

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 10th January 2023   

Interview date: Wednesday 18th January 2023 

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.     

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 10 January, 2023 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

Please fill in the Application Form.  Please outline 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 info@brigstowe.org    

Brigstowe is a charity striving for a world in which people living with HIV live long and healthy lives, free from poverty, stigma, prejudice and discrimination; as well as enhancing individuals’ quality of life. To find out more, please visit www.brigstowe.org   

Contact Email: 
info@brigstowe.org
Contact Phone: 
01179555038
Postal Address: 
Easton Community Centre Kilburn Street BS5 6AW