Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Worker

Next Link
http://nextlinkhousing.co.uk/
Salary: 
Point 22; £21,074
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5
Location: 
South West
Contract Details: 
Permanent Role based in South Glos; 37.5 (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota
Details of Role: 

Female* Community Outreach and Resettlement Worker

Salary: Point 22; £21,074
Hours: 37.5 (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and
some evening and Saturday working)
Location: South Gloucestershire

Are you passionate about empowering female 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?

Next Link are committed to providing high quality community and outreach support to women and children who have or are experiencing domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on their safety, recovery and resettlement in the community.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of supporting women who are victims of domestic abuse. As a community and outreach resettlement worker you will provide a co-ordinated package of emotional and practical support, advice and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and their children who may have moved out of safe house, are already living in the community or who are still in abusive relationships. You will support victims/survivors to live independently and assist in their recovery, empowering them to increase their options and make positive decisions improving their confidence, community and social networks and safety.

The successful candidate will have:
• an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
• experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments, co-producing risk management and safety plans with women and children experiencing domestic abuse
• experience providing support to individuals to sustain/ manage their tenancies and avoid tenancy breakdown
• an understanding of cultural diversity and domestic abuse
• the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental, and confidential support to women and their children
• a full driving licence and access to transport

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 21st January 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 23rd January 2019

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

Next 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.

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.

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.
*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Closing Date: 
Monday, 21 January, 2019 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 21st January 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 23rd 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