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. We are looking for highly motivated women with a broad understanding of mental health issues and a commitment to providing a high quality service.


Female* Mental Health Crisis House Manager

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 36 £31,601

Hours: 37.5
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9:00 am Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th May 2017

Link House is an innovative women only service, offering support to women in Bristol who are experiencing mental health crisis and who need time away from their home environment to prevent hospital admission.

This post will also manage our Wellbeing (IAPT, Counselling and Self-Harm) Services.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A strong, confident and enthusiastic manager with proven track record in leading and developing staff.
  • Experienced in managing accommodation based support service provision for people in mental health crisis and/or other complex needs (e.g. domestic abuse, substance misuse, offenders)
  • Demonstrate the ability to delegate, motivate and direct individuals and teams
  • Champion recovery orientated and psychologically informed practice. Ensure the team’s work with women is recovery focused and strengths based.
  • Able to show a proven track record in ensuring delivery of high quality services along with the achievement of targets and outcomes

Closing Date: 9:00 am Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th May 2017

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

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £20,369 – £22,265

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

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 24th April 2017
Interviews: 2nd, 3rd and 8th May 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 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’ 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: 9am, Monday 24th April 2017
Interviews: 2nd, 3rd and 8th May 2017

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* Mental Health Crisis Worker

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £20,369 – £22,265 plus £1,500 uplift

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

Closing Date: 9:00 am Thursday 20th April 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th May  2017

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.

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: 9:00 am Thursday 20th April 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th May  2017

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"