HOPELINEUK Adviser

HOPELINEUK Adviser

HOPELINEUK Adviser– Cardiff

We are recruiting for 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 or Social Care, 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 the remit of the service

Salary: £24,311 per annum (NJC SCP 24) based on working 30 hours per week progressing through annual increments to £27,332 per annum (NJC SCP 28)

Benefits: You will receive 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time workers), an attractive pension scheme, Clinical Supervision, Simply Health membership and enhanced sick pay. Please visit our website for more details.

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 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 please complete the application form on our website. Please return your completed application to HR@papyrus-uk.org or to HR, PAPYRUS, Bankside 2, Warrington, WA1 1UP.

Closing date: Midnight on 18th September 22        Interview date: w/c 26th September 22

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 charity 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

APPLICATION FORM PART 1

APPLICATION FORM PART 2

 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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 The application form is designed in two parts, part one will be used for short listing purposes. The personal information in part two will be removed and used by Human Resources only for pre-employment checks and statistical analysis purposes.

 Please send your completed application forms to HR@papyrus-uk.org.

 All applications must be received by the closing date stated on the advert for the job role.

Pre-employment checks

 All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory completion of the following pre-employment checks.

 Right to work in the UK – Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK at the interview stage.

 Employment references – Applicants will be required to provide details of two employment referees which should include their current/most recent employer. References will be requested once a conditional offer of employment is accepted.

 Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) checks – Where required, applicants will be asked to provide ID required for a DBS check. This will be requested at interview stage. Once a conditional offer of employment is accepted the successful candidate will be registered on to the online DBS system to begin the checking process. Please refer to the job description to see if a DBS check is required for the position you are applying for.

 An unconditional offer will only be made upon satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.

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