Croydon, Greater London (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
This organisation supports anonymous recruitment. That means hiding your personal identifying information, removing bias from the hiring process.

Mental Health Employment Advisor.

Remote Working & Office - Lambeth, Croydon South London

About Us:

Status Employment are a Mental Health Supported Employment Charity; we offer one-to-one support for people with or who have experienced Mental Health difficulties to gain and retain employment. We are an organisation that has a diverse team of individuals that pride themselves on professionalism, strong values, and hard work to make a real difference to people's lives; we are committed to maintaining that diversity through ongoing recruitment.

Status Employment Ltd supports anonymous recruitment and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. This means we will redact your personal identifying information, from the hiring process to give you confidence that there is no unconscious bias influencing our recruitment processes.


Job description

Employment Adviser

The role will be to support people with or who have or are recovering from mental health challenges; experiencing barriers affecting their ability to move towards or stay in paid employment.

Status Employment are looking for:

A Full Time Employment Adviser: £28,000

The Role is immediate start, 35 hours per week over 5 days to join our established team(s). We have opportunities working with our clients across both Croydon and or Lambeth and offices and are offering a mixture of office and remote working.


To work within the mission statement and values of Status Employment ensuring at all times respect for candidates’ rights and personal dignity

To enable candidates to take full advantage of opportunities to gain and retain paid employment

Each Employment Consultant will take a primary role in the employment process.  Each will have their own caseload and be responsible for following Status Employment’s processes, which include:

  • Promoting Status Employment to our key partners, stakeholders and directly to potential clients to generate appropriate referrals
  • Compiling a Vocational Profile and Support Strategy for each candidate
  • Assisting the candidate to decide the best job match
  • Liaising with the candidates support network
  • Giving information to candidates concerning benefits and implications of paid employment
  • Building relationships with employers and other networks to create better opportunities for candidates
  • Finding and securing suitable employment for candidates
  • Conducting Job Analysis and individualised in-work Support Strategy
  • Providing appropriate training and support for both employer and or clients
  • Engage with employers and the business community to promote inclusive recruitment and make positive introductions on behalf of our clients
  • Maintain up to date and accurate records to evidence our support

Status Employment may undertake special projects.  You may be expected to assist with the development of such initiatives as required by the Senior Employment Consultant.

To provide support for their colleagues’ candidates and employers at times of annual leave and sickness in order to ensure the vital network of support is maintained

Undertake any reasonable duties as requested by the Chief Executive / Management Team

To work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required

You will:

  • Work with the Clinicians and other health professionals to support Clients to achieve their employment goals best outcomes
  • Support Clients to devise a strategy to help them move forward with their employment needs
  • Help clients with all aspects of a job search: applications, networking etc.
  • Deliver Job Seeking, CV and Interview Workshops
  • Develop an effective knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and other relevant employment legislation
  • Have good IT skills - we use a database to capture data at every point of contact - and have knowledge of online platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams etc


This job description sets out the duties of the post at the time when it was drawn up.  Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of this post.




Application Instructions

Please let us know if you have any additional needs and or require any reasonable adjustments to support your application during the recruitment process. We have created a self selection pathway to assist potential candidates consider their suitability for this role. we encourage you to review this attachment when applying for this role.

More about Status employment lTD

Status Employment has over 30 years of experience in supporting people with long term health conditions and disabilities into sustainable paid ... Read more

Refreshed on: 28 May 2022
Closed date: 05 June 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: Status EA application
Tags: Advice, Information, Vocational/Services