Project Coordinator for Common Ambition Bristol
Do you have an in-depth knowledge of African & Caribbean heritage communities?
Are you passionate about the importance of working WITH communities to improve services?
Are you interested in HIV and sexual health?
This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate a new project working with African and Caribbean heritage communities of Bristol to increase HIV testing and reduce HIV stigma.
Common Ambition Bristol (CAB) is a three year project funded by The Health Foundation. This is a partnership project between Brigstowe, African Voices Forum, Unity Sexual Health (NHS), University of Bristol and Bristol City Council and is supported by Bristol’s Fast Track Cities Initiative. The project aims to reverse HIV health inequalities experienced within these communities.
You will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of African and Caribbean heritage communities of Bristol. The central element of this project is coproduction of interventions to address HIV inequalities, with community members. People of African & Caribbean heritage will be involved in every aspect of the project including decision making, research and evaluation. Building long-lasting and trusting relationships will be essential for the success of the project.
You will have a proven track record in both volunteer management and coproduction with community members. You will be a skilled communicator (both verbal and written), able to build and maintain relationships and influence others. You will have experience of working with diverse communities and the ability to plan and manage complex projects involving multi-disciplinary teams, remain flexible and prioritise your work to achieve the best outcomes.
You will receive:
- 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
- 6% contribution to your pension
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- Regular one-to-one supervision.
You will join a collaborative, supportive, motivated and dynamic team.
Salary: £24,982 to £25,991 (NJC payscale 18 to 20)
Hours: Full-Time 37 hours. Hours may include weekend and evening work
Contract: 1st January 2021 to 31st December 2023
If you would like more information on this role, please get in touch. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
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 the other forms to email@example.com .
The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 26th November with interviews taking place on Friday 4th December via Zoom. We look forward to receiving your application.
Common Ambition Bristol is funded by The Health Foundation. The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.