Employment Specialist (Ongoing Recruitment)
- Closing date:
- 29 January 2020
- Post date:
- 15 August 2019
We are looking to recruit a talented, results-oriented employment specialist to join our dynamic and fast-growing team. Through our work across West and North London, we support people with mental health conditions 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.
Job Reference :
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 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.
Want to apply now?
Download our recruitment pack (from top right). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a tailored CV and covering letter expressing why you think you'd be the best person for the role. Please make sure you also attach the Twining Equalities Monitoring Form and add the job reference in the subject box. Only full and complete applications will be considered.
On-going recruitment || Interviews: If your application is successful, we will contact you to set the interview date
Twining Enterprise is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health conditions. We are also a Disability Confident, Mindful and Living Wage Employer.