Jobs 2018-01-03T14:12:00+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.


Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Workers

Salary: Point 22; £20,661
Contract:  2 x 1 year fixed term contract, 1 x permanent contract

Hours: 37.5  Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 15th January 2018
Interviews: Monday 22nd January 2018

Resettlement and Tenancy Sustainment Workers will provide a co-ordinated package of emotional and practical support, advice and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and their children, who are:

  • moving out of safe housing and resettling in the community
  • already living in the community
  • still in abusive relationships

The role involves empowering survivors to increase their options, make positive choices/ decisions, increase their confidence, safety and recovery.

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
  • 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