Employment Advisor - IPS Works Barnet

We are looking to recruit a talented, results-oriented employment advisor to join our dynamic and fast-growing team. Through our work across West and North London, we support people with mental health problems to find and sustain work. We do this through the internationally recognized Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach and engage 2,000 clients to gain and sustain work. You will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced results-oriented environment, supporting delivery of key contracts and building productive high quality relationships with our partners.

bbo grantholder logo Digital230x64This role will be assigned to, and funded by The Better Building Opportunities Programme - IPS Works Project which is part funded by ESF and the Big Lottery Fund. This project started March 22nd 2017 and continues until 31st December 2019. With the possibility of being extended for to 31st December 2021.

Job Reference :                         Location:                       

IPSW/EMPADB/072019        Barnet, London       

Hours:                                          Fixed term contract:

36Hrs/week (Full-time)       March 2021 with possibility of extension

Job description:

Working as an integral member of local primary care Mental Health teams, you will provide a range of services and practical support that enable people within London Borough of Barnet with common mental health problems to gain and maintain paid employment. You will deliver a service following the IPS model, with strong outreach into other local services in particular Job Centre Plus as well as GPs and Local Authorities.

Key responsibilities and duties:

1. Establish trusting, collaborative relationships with diverse clients with common mental health problems to gain employment following the Individual Placement & Support (IPS) model.

2. Develop and deliver a range of practical services to meet client needs including career guidance, job searching, CV preparation, interview skills, individual coping techniques and work coaching.

3. Engage, present and collaborate with a range of stakeholders including employers, teams of health professionals and community groups to raise awareness of employment, mental health issues and access to the service.

For more information about the role download our recruitment pack (from top right).

Twining is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health conditions. To apply please return your CV and covering letter along with our Twining Equalities Monitoring Form.

Return by email to jobs@twiningenterprise.org.uk, putting the job reference in the subject box. OR send by post to our head office address (also detailed in the recruitment pack). Unfortunately we do not accept contact from agencies.

Application deadline: 25 July        ||       Interview date - w/c 29 July

Twining Enterprise is a Disability Confident, Mindful and Living Wage Employer.

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