Jobs 2018-04-17T22:22:36+00:00

Established in 1999, Next Link provides a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children within Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire.



Next Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.

Next Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

All posts are exempt under Section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing


Next Link’s integrated service delivery team have a number of exciting opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service within Bristol.


2 x Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Worker

Salary: Point 22; £20,661 (pro-rata)

Position 1 (South Gloucestershire)
Hours: 18.75 (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working)
Location: South Gloucestershire

Position 2 (Bristol)
Hours: 18.75 (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working)
Location: 37.5 (FTC until 31st March 2019)

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 27th April 2018
Interviews: Friday 4th May 2018

Are you passionate about empowering female victims of domestic abuse to make informed choices about their and their families lives? If yes, would you like to join the largest independent provider of domestic abuse service in Bristol?

Next Link are committed to providing high quality community and outreach support to women and children who have or are experiencing domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on their safety, recovery and resettlement in the community.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of supporting women who are victims of domestic abuse. As a community and outreach resettlement worker you will provide a co-ordinated package of emotional and practical support, advice and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and their children who may have moved out of safe house, are already living in the community or who are still in abusive relationships. You will support victims/survivors to live independently and assist in their recovery, empowering them to increase their options and make positive decisions improving their confidence, community and social networks and safety

The successful candidate will have:

  • an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
  • experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments, co-producing risk management and safety plans with women and children experiencing domestic abuse
  • experience providing support to individuals to sustain/ manage their tenancies and avoid tenancy breakdown
  • an understanding of cultural diversity and domestic abuse
  • the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental, and confidential support to women and their children
  • a full driving licence and access to transport

If you are interested in applying

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: enquiries@nextlinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Next Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

Next Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.

Next Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Our service users say:

"For the first time in years I feel safe"
"The kids are laughing again"
"They helped me to take him to court"
"I have made friends for the first time in years"
Last week I moved into my new home