Jobs 2017-10-13T16:24:34+00:00

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and SAFE Link) is a leading provider of Housing and Support Services to women who have mental health needs in Bristol.


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


MISSING LINK is a leading provider of Housing and Support Services to women who have mental health needs in Bristol.


Link House Female Support Worker (2 x part-time and 2 x full time posts)

Salary: Point 21, £20,138
Contract: Permanent

Hours:
Part-time: 15hrs per week or 22.5hrs per week
Full time: 37.5
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 30th October 2017
Interviews: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Working in our crisis house for women experiencing a mental health crisis and who are unable to cope in the community. The crisis house works to a social care model of recovery. Working in our crisis house for women experiencing a mental health crisis and who are unable to cope in the community. The crisis house works to a social care model of recovery.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the support and safety of our service users.

They will have:

  •  experience of support planning and crisis prevention
  • experience of working in a support or care setting with people in mental health crisis
  • experience of managing emergency situations effectively
  • the ability to work day shift pattern 7:00 – 15:00 and 14:00 – 22:00, including weekends on a rota basis.

If you are interested in applying

Click here to download an application pack

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


Female* Golden Key Service Co-ordinator

Salary: £23,617
Contract: Fixed term contract until June 2018 with a likely renewal

Hours: 37.5
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 20th October 2017
Interviews: Friday 27th October 2017

Missing Link is a partner in the Golden Key Programme. We are looking for an experienced female support worker, with a unique understanding of the issues faced by women with complex needs, to join the multi-skilled Golden Key team.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner with an interest in learning and research to join the Service Coordinator team and help translate Bristol’s Golden Key Programme vision and plans into reality.

With an investment of £10 million from the Big Lottery Fund, Golden Key are half way through this 8 year programme and are challenging and changing the way services work to support some of the most vulnerable people in Bristol. The Service Coordinator team work flexibly and creatively with people with complex needs relating to homelessness, mental health, drug and alcohol and offending issues.

Missing Link is seeking to appoint 1 Service Co-ordinator who will be seconded to work full time with the Golden Key Team at their offices.

If you would like more information please visit the Golden Key website – www.goldenkeybristol.org.uk

If you are interested in applying

Click here to download an application pack

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


Female* Assistant Recovery Navigator, Community Rehabilitation Services

Salary: £16,348
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 (with some evening and weekend working)
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 19th October 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 24th October 2017

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 posts are part of the Community Rehabilitation Services and involve working alongside multi organisations within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership. The post holder will need to work collaboratively and in partnership with these agencies as one team.

Essential Requirements of the role:

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the support needs of 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).
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of support planning and risk assessment. Accurate and timely recording, Confidentiality and Data Protection.
  • The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery and to be able to demonstrate an ability to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies.
  • Be able to assist service users in making informed decisions around their mental wellbeing.
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work alone and as part of a team, working with customers and managing own time effectively and making best use of personal development and training.
  • A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle.

If you are interested in applying

Click here to download an application pack

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

Services users say:

"Missing Link has transformed my mental health"

Services users say:

"Your ways of working with residents is so much more helpful than being admitted to hospital"

Services users say:

"I felt well and ready to go home"

Services users say:

"Missing Link literally saved my life"

Services users say:

"I am now in a good place emotionally and mentally"

Services users say:

"I am well on the way to recovering from my drug use"