Richmond Fellowship
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£22,741 per annum + excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to help people overcome their Employment difficulties?

You have recent experience in mental health employment support or a related field such as Human Resources , Recruitment , Education or Health and Social Care and a good understanding of the Recovery and Personalisation agenda.  All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use.

We’re looking for Employment Advisors to join our friendly, vibrant team and support the delivery of our Employment Service. We are based within Oxford Health’s NHS IAPT (improving access to psychological therapies) Service, Healthy Minds in Bucks. Our Employment team supports adults who are experiencing common mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and depression, to either find work, stay in their current job, or return from sick leave.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of our Employment Service. This will see you focus on motivating, supporting and providing person-centred advice and guidance to people receiving support to enable them to move into suitable and sustainable work or to retain their current employment.

As well as a good understanding of people with mental health problems, you will need to have recent experience in mental health or a related field. You should also have knowledge of the Equality Act and basic employment legislation. You will also need to have experience of networking/liaising with local employers , delivering training and the initiative to develop and promote a service.

Excellent motivational, presentation and listening skills are essential too, as is a willingness to travel in the local area and occasionally work outside of office hours. Customer focused, well organised and collaborative in approach, you’re a great administrator too. Indeed, you pride yourself on your word processing skills and ability to keep accurate computer records/use a database. The successful candidate will expected to have a flexible approach to working to ensure effective service delivery.

The salary for this post is £22,741 per annum.

We offer great benefits including non-contributory life assurance policy (to the value of 3 x annual salary), a contributory pension scheme and employee assisatance programme. We are also committed to formal supervision and staff support.

So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.

This is a rolling recruitment process, candidates will be shortlisted as and when they apply.

Recovery Focus is a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.

Posted on: 19 August 2019
Closed date: 18 September 2019
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Work