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


 £20,881 – £22,825 per annum plus £1,500 uplift for working nights and benefits



Hours per week:




Closing Date:

9.00am, Monday 2nd December

Interview Date:

Monday 9th December 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


  • 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


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