Jobs2018-11-01T13:12:04+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


2 x Full Time Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Worker  (Fixed Term until 31st March 2019)
1 x Part Time Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Worker

Salary: Point 22; £21,074 (pro-rata)

Hours per week: 37.5 and 18.75 (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working)
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 12th November 2018
Interviews: Thursday 15th November 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 highly motivated individuals 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


Female* Duty Telephone Helpline Worker (Full Time)

Salary: Point 16, £18,319
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 (includes some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis with participation in out of hours telephone rota)
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 19th November 2018
Interviews: Monday 26th November 2018

Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We offer employees innovative, exciting and supportive working environment; great terms and conditions; training and personal development opportunities. We offer 11 bank holiday days in addition to 25 days annual leave and on-going training and career development in your role.

At Next Link we are committed to providing holistic, empowering and personalised support and advocacy to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. With a focus on survivor’s safety and recovery; we believe the provision of flexible support tailored to survivors’ needs can be transforming, helping to maximise independence and self-determination so survivors can make informed choices.

We are looking for a Duty Telephone Helpline worker to join the team and work within a dynamic, fast paced crisis intervention advocacy and support service.

The successful candidates will have:

  • experience of providing telephone or 1-1 support to vulnerable people
  • an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
  • the ability to assess risk and need, and support the victim to put an action plan in place
  • the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental and confidential support to domestic abuse victims
  • the ability to respond effectively in a crisis situation

If you are motivated, resourceful and passionate about empowering female victims of domestic abuse apply for this role and work as part of a team to contribute to the valuable work Next Link and its wider services, delivering hope and support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

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


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"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"
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