We have a well respected staff who believes in providing high quality personalised support, tailored to women’s needs.

Our employees love the sense of community and support

We lead in our commitment to Equal Opportunities.

We offer specialised training and development for our staff

We offer 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 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

MISSING LINK VACANCY

Female* Assistant Recovery Navigator
Community Rehabilitation Services

Salary: £16,759 – £18,315
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 (over a 24 hour  rota with evening and weekend working)
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 22nd July 2019
Interview Date: Monday 29 July 2019

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. 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.

Benefits:

• 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 Award
• Wellness Awards

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9.00am, Monday 22nd July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 29 July 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 1811
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

SAFE LINK VACANCY

Female* Safe Link ISVA Triage Worker

Salary: Point 12; £21,589
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5
Location: Office is located in Bristol

Closing Date: 9am 29th July 2019
Interview Date: 2nd August 2019

SAFE Link was established in 2008 and is a service that works across the Avon and Somerset Police Area and provides emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. SAFE Link provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish.

Are you interested in empowering victims of sexual violence to make positive choices and rebuild their lives?

Would you like to be part of our leading Sexual Violence Service?

The ISVA Triage worker will be responsible for managing referrals into the ISVA service by providing a high quality telephone triage and crisis response service. She will work closely with the Police, Lighthouse Safeguarding Unit, the SARC and other partner agencies to promote positive and proactive working relationships. She will have a good understanding of the traumatic impact of sexual assault and rape and have experience of providing support and carrying out needs and risk assessments with vulnerable adults and children.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Evidence of the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to match the needs of the victim
  • Evidence of the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental and confidential support
  • Knowledge of the impact and support needs of victims who have experienced sexual violence
  • Experience of risk assessing, safety planning and safeguarding relating to vulnerable adults and children
  • Knowledge of criminal and civil legal proceedings relating to sexual violence and assault
  • Experience of working in partnership with a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies
  • A commitment to the victim’s code of practice.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a detailed Police Security and Vetting process.
Full details can be found in the application pack or provided by HR.

Benefits:

  • 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:

Please download the application pack below and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am 29th July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 2nd August 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0333 323 1543
Safe Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

Safe Link and Next Link are part of Missing Link Housing

NEXT  LINK VACANCY

Female* Advocate Educator, IRIS (Identification & Referral to Improve Safety)

Salary: Point 19, £24,799
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week
Location: South Gloucestershire & Bristol

Closing Date: 9am 22nd July 2019
Interview Date: 31st July and 1st August 2019

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to liaise closely with GP surgeries, provide training for clinical and non clinical staff, and offer emotional and practical support to patients who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.

The post will be based at the main Next Link office at Queen Square and working remotely in GP Practice areas. This is a great opportunity for a practitioner who is looking to develop their career further.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience of working with women and children experiencing domestic abuse
  • Experience of promoting services and training to a range of professionals
  • An empathetic, non-judgemental and non-directive approach to empowering patients along with the ability to understand the individual needs of patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to a diverse audience
  • Excellent assessment and liaison skills and an understanding of multi-cultural issues.
  • A full driving licence and access to transport

Benefits:

  • 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 22nd July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 31st July and 1st August 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

*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

*Due to the specific requirements of this role, this post is exempt under the Equality Act (2010), Part 1, Schedule 9 (Genuine Occupational Requirement)

Services users say:

"Missing Link has transformed my mental health"

Services users say:

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Services users say:

"I felt well and ready to go home"

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"Missing Link literally saved my life"

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