Lived Experience Network Manager

Lived Experience Network Manager 

  • Full time hours (35 hours per week)
  • Ewell, Surrey (Remote working for the next 3 months+)
  • Salary c. £35,000 per annum + competitive benefits

The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organisations in England whose mission is to get all parts of society working together to take action to reduce suicide and improve the support for those bereaved by suicide. With over 700 members, the NSPA is passionate about sharing good practice and providing expert information and plays a critical role in supporting the delivery of the national Cross-Government Strategy Preventing Suicide in England.   It has a small Secretariat which is hosted by Samaritans and based in its office in Ewell, Surrey. 

We are delighted to have launched a network for people with lived experience of suicide and suicidal thoughts. We’re looking for a passionate individual dedicated to amplifying the voices of people with lived experience to manage and grow this network.  You'll need experience of successfully engaging a wide range of people with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a drive to get things done. Having personal experience yourself is desirable.

If you would like to find out more about the role please read the full job description here

Location and Employee Benefits: 

The Secretariat for the NSPA is employed and hosted by Samaritans's beautiful office in Ewell, Surrey. Just a 30-minute train journey from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon. As an employer we offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday, 3 well being days pro-rata, a truly flexible aproach to working, Health Cash Plan, Pension and interest-free season ticket loans. 

Applications:

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity, and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person that they are. We’re particularly keen to hear from individuals from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the esesntial criteria by Monday 2nd November.

Please be aware that applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and this may result in the role being closed early.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.