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 has been successful in the re- commissioning process to deliver Bristol’s domestic abuse safe house and community support services. Our new integrated service delivery team is expanding and we 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.


Female* Safe House Support Worker

Salary: Point 22: £20,456

Hours: 37.5
Location: Bristol (includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis)

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 27th February 2017
Interviews: 6th & 7th March 2017

Providing high quality safe house accommodation and support to women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on safety and recovery.

The successful candidate will have

  • an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
  • experience of working in supported housing.
  • knowledge of the safety options available to women experiencing domestic abuse
  • experience of support planning and risk assessment
  • an understanding of cultural diversity
  • a full driving licence and access to transport

If you are interested in applying

Click here to download an Advocate Educator 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