We are looking for a new Suicide Bereavement Liaison Worker

Suicide Bereavement Liaison Worker

10 hours per week
Initially until 31st March 2020
£7,478 (Pro Rata – £28,041)

Lifecraft, based in Cambridge, is an innovative user led organisation for adults supporting the wellbeing and recovery of those who experience mental distress.

We are looking for a compassionate and empathic individual, who is mature in understanding and depth of experience to support the delivery of service for people bereaved as a result of possible suicide. Those affected include family members, friends, colleagues etc. Contact is made as incidences occur, within a given time frame and a follow-up visits provided as necessary. You will be listening and offering support, information and advice where needed. Individuals will then be signposted to organisations that offer on-going longer term support.

The successful person will be able to:

  • Support the Bereavement Liaison Manager to provide immediate contact and support to those bereaved and affected by a possible suicide across the county of Cambridgeshire
  • Liaise with other agencies e.g. the Police and the Coroner’s Office to receive confidential information
  • Provide emotional support, information and advice
  • Continue the development of partnership working between agencies

Lifecraft is a Mindful Employer showing a positive and enabling attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

Job Description

To apply please complete our application form.

Closing Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 12 noon
Interviews: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Charity No: 1048144