Bristol Peer Support Lead


The Hepatitis C Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£26,500 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Do you have experience of working in drug services and with volunteers? Have you been affected by hepatitis C, or have you supported anyone who has hepatitis C?
  • We are looking for a passionate and skilled peer lead who has excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Our comprehensive training will give you the skills and knowledge you need to help you to deliver our services and make a real difference in people’s lives.
Job Requirements/Description

Contract: 12-month fixed term contract (with possible extension)

37.5 hrs per week, 25 days’ annual leave + additional Christmas leave

We are recruiting for two Peer Support Leads: 

The Hepatitis C Trust has developed projects nationally whereby peers use their lived experience of injecting drug use and hepatitis C, to provide education and training to increase awareness of hepatitis C, reduce stigma, and promote access to testing and treatment for people living with hepatitis C. 

Do you have experience of working in drug services and with volunteers? Have you been affected by hepatitis C, or have you supported anyone who has hepatitis C? We are looking for a passionate and skilled peer lead who has excellent communication and organisational skills. We require a good standard of education and welcome creativity and innovation in all our work.  

Alongside a growing team, these posts will continue the development and delivery of the Hepatitis C peer project, recruiting and supporting volunteer peers across Bristol, and also Bath, Weston, and surrounding areas. Working in partnership with hepatitis C clinical teams, drug and alcohol services and homeless service providers, the post will coordinate delivery of educational workshops, hepatitis C testing in community settings, ensure that service users are referred and supported through hepatitis C treatment and care. 

These posts will require extensive travel across the region and it’s desirable the postholders have a clean driving licence and have their own vehicle for work related travel. 

The Hepatitis C Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£26,500 per annum

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