Brigstowe are recruiting an Admin & Finance Assistant 

Brigstowe is expanding following successful bids.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a small but growing organisation. This is a really varied role for an individual with experience in administration and finance. This role will suit someone who loves organisation, has attention to detail, is happy to multi-task and has confident communication skills.  

This role has been created to assist our busy Office Manager providing general administration support.  The role will also include dealing with financial systems & paperwork and helping with IT issues that arise in our busy team. 

Responsibilities will also include providing a sensitive and efficient reception service, dealing and processing finance paperwork using Quickbooks, assisting in maintaining office systems and admin procedures.  The successful applicant will be efficient, self-motivated and will take a sensitive approach to our clients. 

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. 

Brigstowe are a Bristol based HIV support charity. We support people living with HIV and other long term health conditions in Bristol and the surrounding areas and have been doing so for nearly 25 years. 

Salary: £20,092 to £21,748 pro rata based on pt 7 to 11 of the NJC scale 

Hours: 21 hours per week (part time) 

Contract: Permanent 

Closing date: Sunday, 28th February 11.59pm  

Interview date: 8th March 2021 by Zoom 

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.  

Please submit your CV, with a covering letter 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 submit a relevant covering letter are more likely to be offered an interview. 

In addition, please complete our Required Information Form and Equal Opportunities Form.  Please send your CV, covering letter and other forms to


Community Member on Project Delivery Group for Common Ambition Bristol  

Are you of African or Caribbean heritage and interested in putting an end to HIV infections and stigma in Bristol? 

Common Ambition Bristol (CAB) is a major new 3-year project led by African Voices Forum/ Brigstowe working in partnership with people of African and Caribbean heritage and sexual health care staff to reduce HIV infections, stigma and generally improve sexual health.The project will support people to make decisions about their own communities’ specific sexual health needs. In order for this project to be a success we are looking to recruit 6 community members, of African & Caribbean heritage, to be part of the Project Delivery Group who will help co-design the project, making key decisions and support the running of the project.  

In order to join the Project Delivery Group as a ‘Community Member’ you will be from and have good links with African and/or Caribbean heritage communities in Bristol. You will have a passion for diversity and equal opportunities and be able to think creatively, be able to evaluate information, problem solve and make decisions. You will also have good time management and organizational skills and be able to use a computer. 

As part of the Project Delivery Group, you will be meeting around 3 hours per month (including 5 x 1/2 days a week in April as part of training). You will be able to brief the different partners in the project on local language, culture, faith and community of different African and Caribbean heritage communities. You will be reviewing previous sexual health projects and provide advice on which ideas are most appropriate for different African and Caribbean heritage communities in the Bristol area. You will then continue to assess, evaluate and provide ongoing feedback on the chosen activities throughout the project. Your role will also include deciding on how to spend the project’s activity budget.  

You will receive

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities 
  • Regular support from the Project Coordinator 

You will join a collaborative, supportive, motivated and dynamic team. 

Payment: £25 per hour 

Commitment: Around 3 hours a month for 3 years (*please note the additional commitment of 5 x ½ days of training in April and May which you will be paid for – please see dates on the role description) 

*Please note there is further opportunity for 2 of the Community Members appointed to the Project Delivery Group to also sit on the Project Advisory Group. This will ensure good communication between the two groups. In order to take on this role, you will need relevant experience of project management. This additional time commitment for attending the Project Advisory Group will be a further 2 hours a month for the first 6 months of the project followed by 2 hours every 2 months).  

Closing date: Monday 1st March 9am 

Interview date: Thursday 11th March (via Zoom) 

To apply for this role please fill in the Application Form outlining your reasons for applying and how your skills and experience fit the role description. In addition please fill in an Equal Opportunities Form and send them to  

If you would like more information on these roles, please get in touch.  We will also be running an additional information session about the project on Wednesday 17th February at 6pm on Zoom. Please register on Eventbrite here if you would like to attend or get in touch for more information.