Jobs 2018-04-17T22:43:38+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.


2 x Female* Crisis House Night Support Worker

Salary: Point 18, £18,070
Location: Bristol

Hours: 33.5 per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Monday  30th April 2018
Interviews: Monday 7th May 2018

Would you like to join the largest provider of women-only services in Bristol bringing innovation, expertise and extensive experience?

We are looking for a positive and dynamic Night Support Worker who will work in our crisis house for women experiencing a mental health crisis and who are unable to cope in the community. Crisis House provides 24 hour support to women and works to a social care model of recovery. Successful candidates will be responsible for the support and safety of our service users.

The successful applicant 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
  • be able to work shifts between 9.30pm – 7.30am on a four nights on and four nights off 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* Recovery Navigators, Assessment & Recovery Team

Salary: £20,369 – £22,265 (staring at the bottom of the scale)
Location: Bristol

Hours: 37.5 per week (with some bank holiday working)
Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 26th April 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 1st May 2018

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 Assessment and Recovery Team 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:

  • A minimum of two years’ 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 to be able to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies.
  • Demonstrate proven knowledge of safe guarding 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

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


BME Female* Support Worker – Floating Support

Salary: Point 22; £20,661
Location: Bristol

Hours: 37.5 per week with an on call element
Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday  24th April 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 1st & Thursday 3rd  May 2018

The successful candidate will support women with housing and mental health support needs living in the community. The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of key working in the fields of mental health, housing or support services.
  • Experience of empowering women to make positive changes focussed on recovery.
  • An understanding of the specific needs of BME women.
  • The ability to effectively manage emergency situations.
  • The ability to work on a on call rota once in every 8-12 weeks (subject to change)
  • A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential.

Immediate start desirable.

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* Support Worker – Shared Housing

Salary: Point 22; £20,661
Location: Bristol

Hours: 37.5 per week with an on call element
Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday  24th April 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 1st & Thursday 3rd  May 2018

The successful candidate will support women with housing and mental health support needs living in within our houses as part of Bristol City Council’s Homelessness Pathway initiative.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of key working in the fields of mental health, housing or support services.
  • Experience of empowering women to make positive changes focussed on recovery.
  • An understanding of the specific needs of women.
  • The ability to effectively manage emergency situations.
  • The ability to work on a on call rota once in every 8-12 weeks (subject to change)
  • A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential.

Immediate start desirable.

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"