Vacancy Detail

Safe House Worker (Bristol)

Role:               Safe House Worker (Male Victims of Domestic Violence)

Based:            Bristol

Salary:               £24,895.94 per annum (FTE)

Start Date:      ASAP – Nov/Dec 2022

Duration:        Permanent                                 

Hours:             Part Time – 18.75 hours


Supporting Futures are currently recruiting on behalf of a respected National Charity who specialise in providing support and advocacy services to victims of abuse and crime.


We are looking for a Support Worker to support male victims of Domestic Abuse in a refuge/ safe house setting.


The service works with male victims to ensure they are safeguarded, have access all options and services and understand their rights.


Synopsis of duties:

  • Supporting victims of domestic violence in a safe house and supporting them to access safe sustainable move on housing
  • Key working clients and supporting clients with both their practical and emotional needs including personal safety, legal and civil options, housing, child contact, health, and finance options
  • Providing advice, information and advocacy and developing individual safety plans
  • Responsible for carrying out initial assessments, risk and needs assessments, devising support plans and liaising with appropriate agencies
  • Working with local agencies and partners including specialist charities, housing, social services, the Police, and health providers
  • Promoting the service and advocating on the needs of clients and male victims of domestic abuse
  • Providing individual and group work support to men who are living in the safe house
  • Providing housing advice and guidance including supporting to apply for housing, accompanying on viewings, supporting with sign ups, and assisting with welfare and housing benefits
  • Supporting clients to access the community services and facilities


Essential Requirements:

  • Experience supporting vulnerable clients in supported housing, tenancy sustainment and/ or outreach/ floating support services
  • Strong safeguarding and risk assessments skills
  • Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Enhanced DBS issued within the last 12 months and/ or registered on the DBS Update Service


This post is open to male applicants only as being male is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.


For more information, please call the team on 0204 566 5515 and ask to speak to Ria or email your CV at


Supporting Futures Consulting acts as both an employer and an agency.

Location: Bristol | Salary: 24895.94 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 17/11/2022