Are you interested in supporting people who have, or are recovering from mental health problems; experiencing barriers affecting their ability to move towards or stay in paid employment? Do you have what it takes support and lead a team of individuals as part of an organisation that prides itself on its professionalism, values and the passion of its staff to make a real difference?
Status Employment are looking for 1 IAPT Senior Employment Advisor and IAPT Employment Advisers to work 35 hours per week over 5 days. Joining our established team attached to the Lambeth Talking Therapy Service, you will be working with clients with common mental health needs and other barriers to employment.
1 IAPT Senior Employment Advisor: £32,000 - £38,000 - 1 year contract with potential to be extended
1+ IAPT Employment Advisor: £25,000 - £28,000 – Contract role funded until Sept 2020 with potential to be extended
All roles are an ASAP start to work 35 hours a week over 5 days to join our established team working in the borough of Lambeth.
Working alongside Lambeth Talking Therapies
The Lambeth Talking Therapies programme provides short term therapy for people with common mental health issues such as anxiety or depression. Status Employment has been the Partner of Choice since IAPT started in Lambeth in 2009. We work closely within this integrated health team, to provide a short term holistic and person centered service. As with Therapy the intervention is short term, typically 2-4 months but varies depending on the need of our client.
This is a great opportunity to be part of an organisation that prides itself on its professionalism, values and the passion to make a real difference and contribute to real change within mental health. We are a close-knit, ambitious team, committed to learning and developing and adding value to the clients we support.
As an Employment Adviser you will provide advice, guidance and support for clients who are:
- Off sick and wishing to return to work
- Retaining employment
- Job seeking activities
You will work collaboratively with clients, therapists and employers to deliver best outcomes. Supporting the client to devise a strategy to help them move forward with employment needs, you will deliver job seeking, CV and Interview workshops, develop an effective knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and support job applications.
As Senior Employment Advisor, you will do the role of adviser outlined above, with a particular focus on supporting clients to know their employment rights. You will be developing and managing an ambitious team where learning is a focus, as well as working with internal and external senior stakeholders.
Please note the post holder will need to be willing to work in any part of the Borough of Lambeth and work from 11.00 to 19.00 on one day a week, as determined by Status Employment, to support clients who cannot attend during normal office hours.
Please send in your CV and Covering Letter (in line with the job description).
Closing date is 27 November 2019
Interview Dates are: Monday 2nd December and Tuesday 3rd December
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.