Female Trainee Support Worker
Established in 1999, Next Link provides a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children within Bristol, BaNES and South Glos.
Next Link has been successful in the re- commissioning process to deliver Bristol’s domestic abuse safe house and community support services. Our new integrated service delivery team is expanding and we have a number of exciting opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service within Bristol.
Female Trainee Support Worker – Safe House Services
Salary Point 18: £18,070 (includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota)
Hours: 37.5 hours (Including some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis)
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 high quality safe house accommodation and support to women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focusing on safety and recovery
The successful candidate will have:
- empathy with the needs of victims of domestic abuse and vulnerable women 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
CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 18th September 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 22nd September 2017
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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 and SAFE Link are part of Missing Link Housing