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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* Trainee Support Worker – Shared Housing (full time – Fixed Term contract until 30th June 2019)

Salary: Point 7, £19,554 (includes participation in an out of hours telephone on-call rota)
Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Hours per week: 37.5 hrs per week (including evening and Saturday working on a rota basis)
Location: Bristol (based in North Bristol)

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 1st July 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 4th July 2019

Do you have a passion and drive to develop skills to work with women with mental health support needs in a shared housing project?

As a trainee, you will be supported to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies to assist in the provision of high quality support to women in our shared housing. You will be working with women with mental health and complex needs to help them develop the necessary skills to move on to live more independently in the community as well as to connect them with services to improve their overall quality life.

The successful Candidate will have:

• empathy with the needs of vulnerable women and the barriers they face
• the ability to build relationships with women
• the ability to complete risk assessments, needs assessments and support plans
• the ability to learn new skills and a commitment to learning in the workplace
• a positive solution focussed approach to problem solving
• an understanding of cultural diversity
• a full driving licence and access to a car with business insurance

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:

We welcome applications from women with lived experience of mental health, domestic abuse and/or homelessness.

Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9.00am Monday 1st July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Thursday 4th July 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

MISSING LINK VACANCY

Female* Recovery Navigator (Assessment & Recovery Team; Community based role)

Salary: £20,881 – £22,825 (starting at the bottom of the scale)
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 (with some bank holiday working)
Location: Bristol (based in North Bristol)

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 1st July 2019
Interview Date: Monday 8th July 2019

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in Bristol. 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 men and women with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions. The successful candidate will be employed by Missing Link and seconded into our Bristol Mental Health Partnership and will therefore be operationally managed by AWP.

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 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 be able to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies.
• Manage caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures
• Demonstrate proven knowledge of safeguarding 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.

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
– Staff Recognition Awards

How to apply:

Please download the application pack and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 1st July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Monday 8th July 2019.

Click here to download an application pack

or contact us by email: HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Telephone: 0117 925 0680
Missing Link, 5 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4JQ

SAFE LINK VACANCY

Female* BME Trainee Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)
Award Winning Service Safe Link

Salary: Point 7, £19,554
Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5
Location: Office is located in Bristol (required to travel across Avon and Somerset)

Would you like to work for an award winning service by becoming a trainee ISVA providing specialist sexual violence support to BME victims who live across Avon and Somerset? If so we have an exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated woman to join our organisation.

Closing Date: 9.00am, Thursday 27th June 2019
Interview Date: Friday 5th July 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work as a trainee within the integrated team. You will be supported to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies to contribute to and assist in the provision of ISVA support to BME victims and their families to cope and recover.

The successful Candidate will have:

  • Empathy with the needs of BME victims of rape and sexual assault and the barriers they face
  • An understanding of the impact of sexual violence and abuse on victims
  • The ability to learn new skills and a commitment to learning in the workplace
  • A commitment to participating in a training programme
  • A current full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential.

Essential Requirement:

  • Black and ethnic minority woman

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 27th June 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 5th July 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* Trainee House Support Worker (part time)

Salary: Point 7; £19,554 (pro-rata)
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 18.75 hrs per week (includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis)
Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 9.00am, Friday 28th June 2019
Interview Date: Friday 5th July
 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.

We are looking for highly motivated women to work as a trainee within a dynamic fast paced team. You will be supported to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies to contribute to and assist in providing high quality safe house accommodation and support to women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on safety and recovery.

The successful Candidate will have:

  • an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
  • empathy with the needs of survivors of domestic abuse and the barriers they face
  • the ability to build relationships with service users
  • the ability to complete risk assessments, needs assessments and support plans
  • the ability to learn new skills and a commitment to learning in the workplace
  • an understanding of cultural diversity
  • 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, Friday 28th June 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Friday 5th July 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

NEXT LINK VACANCY

Female* Safe House Support Worker (full time)

Salary: Point 12, £21,589
Contract: Maternity Cover

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and some evening and Saturday  working on a rota basis)
Location: South Gloucestershire

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 24th June 2019
Interview Date: Thursday
27th June 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.

We are looking for a Safe House Support Worker to join the team and work within a dynamic, fast paced team, providing high quality safe house accommodation and support to women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on safety and recovery.

The successful Candidate will have:

  • an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
  • experience of working in supported housing.
  • knowledge of the safety options available to women experiencing domestic abuse
  • experience of support planning and risk assessment
  • an understanding of cultural diversity
  • 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, Monday 24th June 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th June 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)

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