London, Greater London (On-site)
SP25 - £26,222
Contract, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Fixed Term Contract – Until July 2024

Hybrid working available - remote work from a number of bases and some home working, with an expectation to be outreach centric, in Community bases settings and with some Flexible working also considered. 


Through funding from South West London NHS CCG, we are expanding our suicide support related work across the six boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth. In addition to our Suicide Postvention Project that provides support to people who have bereaved by suicide, we will deliver a three-year project to provide Suicide Prevention work and activities across these localities.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled and experienced person in coordinating a programme of community based activities, engaging and working with local agencies, services, diverse populations groups, around mental health education, campaigning and promotion. Experience with working people at risk of suicide is preferable.


The Postholder will have relevant experience of partnership work and excellent interpersonal skills in voluntary, health and social care settings.


They will lead on expanding and further develop the suicide prevention champion network across SWL use outreach activities and other opportunities to recruit more champions across South West London. With an outreach approach, engage, provide and upskill communities, healthcare providers, voluntary sector partners to deliver suicide prevention and Mental Health messages, promotion of services and support available to those who have been directly affected by Covid-19, working closely and linking in with community networks.

Posted on: 15 June 2022
Closed date: 04 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Tags: Social Care/Development

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