HOPELINEUK Adviser – Warrington or Cardiff
(Maternity Cover – 15 month fixed term contract)
PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the national charity for the prevention of young suicide, founded in 1997. We have grown very successfully since then and currently have bases in Warrington, Birmingham, London, Cardiff and Belfast.
We are looking to recruit a HOPELINEUK Adviser to provide individually tailored suicide prevention advice and guidance to young people and those who are concerned for them via our national multi-channel helpline HOPELINEUK and deliver suicide prevention training online and in community settings across the UK.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- a degree or professional qualification in Health, Nursing, Social Work, Community Work or a related discipline
- previous experience of working in an advisory capacity in suicide prevention or mental health
- a proven record of working directly with vulnerable young people
- experience of providing advice and guidance via multiple communication channels
- the ability to empathise, support and build rapport with suicidal people and those who care about them, remaining non-judgemental and adhering to remit of service boundaries
Salary: NJC Scale SCP 24-28 (£28,672- £32,234 pro-rata per annum)
Hours: An average of 30 hours per week worked on a 7-day shift system including evening and weekends.
Please visit our website to review the full job description and person specification for the role. To apply for the position please complete the application form on our website detailing how you meet the criteria for the role. Please return your completed application to the HR department email address or to HR, PAPYRUS, Unit 1 Bankside, Warrington, WA1 1UP.
Closing date: 2nd July 2021
PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.
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