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Job title: Senior Suicide Bereavement Practitioner – Grief in Pieces

Responsible to: Deputy Director of Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing Services

Salary: Starting salary is £34,249.31 per year (Full-time equivalent), (S01-Sp29a) which equates to £27,399.45 per year at 30 hours per week.

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract type: 1-year Fixed Term

Location: Tudor Road E9, London/ Hybrid

Benefits: See supporting documents for information on benefits.

We are seeking a Senior Suicide Bereavement Practitioner to join our Grief in Pieces: Support for Suicide Loss team. Grief in Pieces is part of the Safe Connections partnership and is a dedicated support service for anyone in North East London who has been impacted by suicide loss.

If you are an experienced/ qualified counsellor with relevant training and/or experience in bereavement and loss and are excited at the opportunity to deliver therapeutic interventions to individuals, families, groups or communities affected or bereaved by suicide, we would welcome an application from you to join the team!

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for more information.

DBS clearance at Enhanced (without Barring) is required for this role. 

About Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest:

We are a multi-disciplinary provider of specialist mental health services and a part of the Mind Federation. 

We promote both recovery from ill health for people with recurrent and enduring mental health difficulties and early intervention for those at risk of developing mental health issues, or who struggle with common mental health conditions. 

We currently support around 5,000 people a year through a variety of services focusing on psychological, social, economic and workplace wellbeing, and support minoritised communities. 

Our values are:

Connected: Creating a compassionate and supportive community.
Fair:  We strive for equity- no-one’s needs should go unmet.
Brave: We walk with people, offering help by doing what works – proven or new.

Working with Mind CHWF means you’ll be part of a dedicated, passionate, and professional workforce who cares about the work they do and make a real difference to the lives of the people in the City of London, Hackney, and Waltham Forest.

We are committed to actively becoming anti-racist in everything we do. This is a critical priority for Mind CHWF. We embrace diversity and understand that being an inclusive organisation that recognises different perspectives, will enable us to provide excellent services. 

We are committed to ensuring all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all. 

Those with lived experience of Mental Health are encouraged to apply.

Value-based Recruitment: 

We know that for various reasons, not everybody who can successfully perform in a role, performs their best under traditional interview/selection procedures. We are therefore seeking ways to further breakdown barriers in our recruitment & selection process. 

 Shorted-listed candidates will be provided with some questions to help them prepare for the interview. 

 How to apply: 

Please see the document section below for the application pack. 

To be considered for this post, we need to receive the following:

1.   Completed application form; and 

2.   A copy of your latest CV. 

Please note that if we do not receive the two documents listed above then we can’t consider you for the role. 

Once you have completed the application form, please click here and upload it along with your latest CV.  

The closing date is by 20th May 2024, however, please do not delay applying as this advert may close before the stated deadline if we find a suitable applicant for the role.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please let us know in your application.

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