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COORDINATOR - PREVENTION AND POSITIVE ACTIVITIES (HMP Norwich)

Norfolk’s Suicide Reduction Strategy aims to reach and support men reporting suicide ideation and a history of self harming while in HMP Norwich.  This role will involve casework within HMP Norwich and following release support in the community.

Working alongside a generic PPAC, the role also requires developing a variety of positive activities that men will engage in and find meaning and purpose and leads to increased resilience, assists with re-integration and mitigates the risk of suicide.

The role will include identifying and implementing strategies to enable these individuals to overcome barriers and ultimately to exit patterns of suicide ideation, and to engage in meaningful activities and social connections. The coordinator will carry a caseload of clients and will involve either key working those clients directly or assisting in the coordination of support.  

An understanding of the complex issues contributing to suicide ideation and the impact on the lives of individuals and families is essential. As is experience of effectively supporting men via key-work, crisis intervention work, case recording, face to face work and other interpersonal work.

Hours: 37 / week. Salary: Circa £25,000. Initially a 1 year fixed term contract.

An application form, job description and further details are available here

Closing date: Noon 13th September 2019. Interviews w/c 22nd September 2019.

 

We are grateful for the support from the following funders:

Shelroy Charitable Trust Fund

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MensCraft is a Community Interest Company founded in 2010 (Co. No. 07384100)