BAME Crisis Response Worker

Next Link
https://nextlinkhousing.co.uk/
Salary: 
Point 24: £22,401
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
18.75
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
18.75 hrs, Permanent role, Location: Bristol
Details of Role: 

Female Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic (BAME) Crisis Response Worker (Including Eastern European)

Salary: Point 24: £22,401
Hours: 18.75
Location: Bristol

Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We offer employees innovative, exciting and supportive working environment; great terms and conditions; training and personal development opportunities. We offer 11 bank holiday days in addition to 25 days annual leave and on-going training and career development in your role.

At Next Link we are committed to provide holistic, empowering and personalized 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’ needs can be transforming, helping to maximize independence and self-determination so survivors can make informed choices.

We are looking for a BAME Crisis Response Worker to join the team and work within a dynamic, fast paced crisis intervention advocacy and support service.

The successful candidate will have:
• Experience of working with women in crisis.
• An understanding of the impact of domestic abuse.
• Good assessment and liaison skills and an understanding of multi-cultural issues.
• Fluency in another language
• The ability to work flexibly outside office hours as required.
• A full driving licence and access to transport.

Your role will include:
• Responding to emergency and crisis situations to Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic women and children experiencing domestic abuse
• Providing support, advice, advocacy, signposting or direct interventions
• Providing short term support (up to 4 weeks) advising women on criminal justice and civil remedies
• Empowering survivors to increase their options, make positive choices/decisions, increase their confidence, safety and recovery
• Some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis and participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota

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.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Friday 21st December 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 3rd January 2019

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Next Link is a progressive living wage 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.

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

Next 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.

All posts are exempt under section7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Closing Date: 
Friday, 21 December, 2018 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Friday 21st December 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 3rd January 2019

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Contact Person: 
Gosia Scarrott
Contact Email: 
HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 925 1811
Postal Address: 
5 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JQ