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We have a well respected staff who believes in providing high quality personalised support, tailored to women’s needs.

Our employees love the sense of community and support

We lead in our commitment to Equal Opportunities.

We offer specialised training and development for our staff

We offer 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 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

MISSING LINK VACANCY

Female* CBT Therapist

Salary: £25 per hour
Contract: Zero Hour

Hours per week: On sessional basis
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 1st April 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 4th April 2019

Missing Link are one of 17 organisations working together to deliver a range of Talking Therapies as part of the Wellbeing Therapies Services in Bristol & South Glos.

We are looking to recruit a qualified CBT therapist, either provisionally accredited or accredited with a relevant professional body (BABCP or BACP), to join our small friendly team of therapists.

The successful candidate:

  • will be delivering low and high intensity CBT to IAPT clients
  • will need to have either: a Diploma in CBT or Postgraduate Diploma in CBT or IAPT level 3 training.

If you are looking for an opportunity to support individuals experiencing Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Stress, we would like to hear from you!

The role is available on a sessional basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 1st April 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Thursday 4th April 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

MISSING LINK VACANCY

Female* Mental Health Crisis Worker (Assessment & Recovery Service)

Salary: £20,572 – £22,488 plus £1,500 uplift for working nights (starting at the bottom of the scale)
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 (rota system including regular evenings, nights and weekend working. This is a 24 hour, 7 days per week service. Bank holiday working will be required)
Location: Bristol (based in North Bristol)

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 25th March 2019
Interview Date: Monday 1st April 2019

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in Bristol. The post is part of the Crisis Service and involves working with and alongside organisations within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership. This is a hub and spoke service with a 24 hour hub (providing a full crisis service across the city). The role is focussed on providing a range of interventions to assist with daily health, social care and wellbeing needs to reduce the crisis, build resilience and improve wellbeing. Post holders work collaboratively with the service user, their family/carers/friends and mental health and other professionals during any period of acute mental health crisis. The successful candidate will be employed by Missing Link and seconded into our Bristol Mental Health Partnership and therefore will be operationally managed by AWP.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE:

  • A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health needs, or people with complex and multiple needs (for example, homelessness, alcohol/drug dependency, long term conditions, domestic abuse and sexual violence)
  • Experience of support planning and managing risk assessments
  • The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery
  • Manage caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures
  • A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle

BENEFITS:

• Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
• 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
• Excellent development and training opportunities
• Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
• Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Long Service Award
• Wellness Awards

HOW TO APPLY:

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Monday 1st April 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

MISSING LINK VACANCY

2 x Female* Recovery Navigators (Assessment & Recovery Team)

Salary: £20,572 – £22,488 (starting at the bottom of the scale)
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 (with some bank holiday working)
Location: 1 position based in North Bristol; 1 position based in South Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 25th March 2019
Interview Date: Monday 1st April 2019

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in Bristol. Missing Link provides practical advice and support to individuals to allow them to maintain a rich and meaningful life. The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions. The successful candidate will be employed by Missing Link and seconded into our Bristol Mental Health Partnership and therefore will be operationally managed by AWP.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE:

  • A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health needs, or people with complex and multiple needs (for example, homelessness, alcohol/drug dependency, long term conditions, domestic abuse and sexual violence)
  • Experience of outcome focused support planning and managing risk assessments and other self –management tools e.g. wellness recovery action plans.
  • The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery and be able to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies.
  • Manage caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate proven knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures relating to children and adults.
  • Experience of managing a caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures.
  • A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle

BENEFITS:

• Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
• 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
• Excellent development and training opportunities
• Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
• Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Long Service Award
• Wellness Awards

HOW TO APPLY:

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Monday 1st April 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

NEXT LINK VACANCY

Female* Outreach IDVA Worker (South Gloucestershire)

Salary: Point 15; £22,911
Contract: Maternity Cover

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and occasional Saturday working)
Location: South Gloucestershire

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 25th March 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

Established in 1999, Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services to women and children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. 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 need’s can be transforming, helping to maximise independence and self-determination so survivors can make informed choices.

Are you passionate about empowering 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?

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of supporting victims of domestic abuse. As an Outreach IDVA you will be providing outreach, and community based support to high risk victims across South Gloucestershire. You will be working closely with partner agencies to provide co-ordinated package of emotional and practical support, advice and advocacy to female or male survivors of domestic violence and their children.

The successful Candidate will:

  • be IDVA qualified
  • have substantial experience of working with survivors of sexual violence and/or domestic abuse
  • have experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments, co-producing 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

Benefits:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
  • 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
  • Excellent development and training opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
  • Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Wellness Awards

How to apply:

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.

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

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

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

NEXT LINK VACANCY

Female* Community Outreach Support Worker

Salary: Point 12, £21,589
Contract: Permanent

1 x Full time (South Glos area) 37.5 hours/ week (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working)

1 x Part time (Bristol area) 18.75 hours/ week (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working)

Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 25th March 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 28th March 2019

Established in 1999, Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services to women and children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. 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 need’s can be transforming, helping to maximise independence and self-determination so survivors can make informed choices.

Are you passionate about empowering 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?

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of supporting victims of domestic abuse. As a community outreach support 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, men (South Glos only) and children
  • experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments, co-producing risk management and safety plans with women, men (South Glos only) 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, men (South Glos only) and their children
  • a full driving licence and access to transport

Benefits:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
  • 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
  • Excellent development and training opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
  • Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Wellness Awards

How to apply:

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.

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 28th March 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

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

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

SAFE LINK VACANCY

Female* Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)
Award Winning Service Safe Link

Salary: Point 26; 23,866 (rising to 24,799 on 1st April 2019
Contract: Fixed Term until 1st October 2019 (possible extension due to funding)

Hours per week: 37.5
Location: Office is located in Bristol (required to travel across Avon and Somerset)

Would you like to work for an award winning service by providing specialist sexual violence support to Women, Men and Children who live across Avon and Somerset? If so we have an exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated woman to join our organisation.

Closing Date: 9.00am, Friday 22nd March 2019
Interview Date: Friday 29th March 2019

SAFE Link was established in 2008 and is a service that works across the Avon and Somerset Police Area and provides emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. SAFE Link provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish.

The ISVA will work closely with the Bridge (SARC), CYPS, Police, CPS and both voluntary and statutory agencies. She will have a good understanding of the traumatic impact of sexual assault and rape. She will need to have knowledge around the criminal justice process and will have a commitment to providing a high quality, victim-focussed and inclusive service.

The successful Candidate will have:

  • Experience of supporting victims to make informed positive decisions
  • Experience of risk assessing, safety planning and support planning.
  • Knowledge around rape and sexual assault and its impact on victims.
  • Experience of Multi-Agency working.
  • A commitment to the victim’s code of practice.
  • A current full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential.

Benefits:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
  • 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
  • Excellent development and training opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
  • Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Wellness Awards

How to apply:

Please download the application pack below and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Friday 22nd March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Friday 29th March 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0333 323 1543
Safe Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

Safe Link and Next Link are part of Missing Link Housing

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

*Due to the specific requirements of this role, this post is exempt under the Equality Act (2010), Part 1, Schedule 9 (Genuine Occupational Requirement)

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