Above: The ‘Give and Get’ taster with Bristol City Council and Helpfulpeeps in the Galleries, part of #MHAWBristol.
Below: Big thanks to the Female Empowerment Network who donated proceeds of their event to Missing Link.
Congratulations to Debbie, our Safe Link Team Leader on receiving her PCC Pride Award.
The Awards, from Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens, recognise the silent stars who achieve great things or go above and beyond what is expected. The awards aim to give people the chance to highlight those working tirelessly in their communities or organisations.
Winners are presented with a certificate and are invited to visit and have lunch with Sue Mountstevens at Police Headquarters.
Sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week is 6th – 12th February.
We don’t talk about sexual abuse enough. That’s not ok.
The awareness week was established to give an opportunity for the general public, statutory and third sector organisations to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week people raise awareness about sexual abuse and sexual violence and how to prevent it in the UK.
Salary: £20,369 – £22,265
Hours: 37.5 (8am to 8pm service, will be on a rota basis and evenings and weekend work is required)
This role will be based within the Community Spoke of the service and will work with clients in this part of the service and within the Accommodation Hub. Employed by Missing Link, the post holder will work alongside colleagues from Second Step and Avon and Wiltshire NHS Partnership Trust (AWP) to deliver the service. The role is focussed on providing appropriate, effective interventions and treatments to people with long term mental health needs, their carers (including friends and relatives) and their supporters in the community, enabling and assisting them to meet daily health, social care and well-being needs, in line with personal recovery goals, and facilitating engagement with mainstream services.
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
Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd January 2017
Interviews: Weeks commencing 9th & 16th January 2017
If you are interested in applying
Or contact Missing Link reception
telephone 0117 925 1811
5 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JQ
Missing 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.
Missing 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.
Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.
*All posts are exempt under Section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975
Standing together in solidarity for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.Lesley Hill
We supported our Soroptimist Colleagues on their march from Temple Meads to the Lord Mayors Chapel at the bottom of Park Street.