Suicide Bereavement Liaison Worker (Portsmouth and Hampshire)

Job description

Working as part of LE’s new ‘Amparo’ service operating across Portsmouth, Hampshire, Southampton & the Isle of Wight, supporting people bereaved by suicide.

Listening Ear is accredited by the BACP Reg. no. 102805

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Download the Covering Document here.

A CV containing full contact details should be returned to along with the completed Covering Document by the 20th July 2022.

Unfortunately we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants and are unable to give feedback on individual applications.


  • Listening Ear is a leading third sector, mental health organisation with its headquarters in Knowsley, Merseyside
  • Our organisation specialises in delivering therapy and support services to children, young people and adults presenting with bereavement and traumatic loss, occupational health counselling and suicide postvention support services (please see
  • Listening Ear holds full BACP Service Accreditation for its adult and CYP services (the first organisation to achieve BACP accreditation in Merseyside in 2004)
  • We are continuing to grow and now offer services in Merseyside, Cheshire, South Yorkshire, Lancashire, Coventry and Warwickshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

In the last four years we:

  • Delivered counselling to over 5,000 adults and 4,000 children and young people
  • Grew our unique suicide postvention service (Amparo) so that it now services a  population of 12.2 million people (22% of the population of England)
  • Delivered training in therapeutic approaches, suicide, self-harm and mental health awareness and specialist courses in bereavement and loss to over 500 front-line professionals
  • Supported clinical placements for over forty counsellors in training
  • Established a new department, Mindset Training, dedicated to the development of counselling professionals and supporting education in therapeutic approaches amongst a wide-range of frontline professionals