Jobs2018-10-05T16:22:17+00:00

Established in 1999, Next Link provides a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children within Bristol 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


Our 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 and South Gloucestershire.


Female* Advocate Educator, IRIS (Identification & Referral to Improve Safety), Bristol

Salary: Point 26, £23,866
Contract: FTC until 31st March 2019

Hours per week: 37.5 hrs 
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Wednesday 10th October 2018
Interviews: Monday, 15th October 2018

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to liaise closely with GP surgeries, provide training for clinicians and offer emotional and practical support to patients who have experienced domestic abuse.

The post will be based at the main Next Link office at Queen Square and is a great opportunity for an employee who is looking to develop their career further.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience of working with women and children experiencing domestic abuse
  • Experience of promoting services and training to a range of professionals
  • An empathetic, non-judgemental and non-directive approach to empowering patients along with the ability to understand the individual needs of patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to a diverse audience
  • Excellent assessment and liaison skills and an understanding of multi-cultural issues.
  • 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