Peer Support Coordinator for people living with type 2 diabetes

Salary: £21,693 – £23,866 (depending on experience)

Hours: 37 hours per week (will include evening & weekend work)

Contract: 11 months (there is the possibility of extension if the project is successful)

Brigstowe in partnership with Bristol Community Health are recruiting for a Peer Support Coordinator to develop and deliver a peer support service for people living with diabetes . The Peer Support Coordinator will be responsible for managing and promoting this project, recruiting and training new volunteers, facilitating matches as well building strong relationships within the Bristol Community Health Diabetes and Nutrition Service (DANS).

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the difference that peer mentoring can make to people’s lives, has excellent organisational and communication skills and is confident working with a diverse range of service users, staff and volunteers. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied and exciting role and will be able to see first-hand the impact that peer mentoring can have on people’s lives.

This post is recruited in partnership with Bristol Community Health and will be managed by Brigstowe’s Positive Voices Manager.

Bristol Community Health are a not-for-profit social enterprise delivering NHS community healthcare services who are committed to making a long-term difference to communities. To find out more, please visit

Read our recent bulletin about our partnership with Bristol Community here.

Further benefits:

  • 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • 6% contribution to your pension
  • ongoing training and development opportunities
  • regular one-to-one supervision

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 17th September with interviews on Friday 21st September at Easton Community Centre. We look forward to receiving your application.

Please see role description below. If you would like more information on this role, please get in touch. We welcome applicants from any section of the community and particularly from people living with or affected by diabetes.

To make an application, please fill out the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to us via email to or by post to Easton Community Centre, Kilburn St, Bristol, BS5 6AW.

Role Description Diabetes Peer Support Coordinator


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