Greater London

Competitive

Permanent, Contract, Part-time, Full-time

TE/EMPSPL/CHJ/082019

About the organisation

Our aim is that everyone with a mental health problem can enjoy the benefits of working life. Helping people get work and keep work, supporting... Read more

Job Description

Are you passionate about helping others grow, develop and find purpose in life?

Do you like a challenge where no day is the same?

Would you like to be part of a growing organisation and have the opportunity to enhance your career?

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 description:
Working as an integral member of a mental health team, 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, aligning with 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.

How to Apply:

If you would like to get more information about the role, download our recruitment pack or visit our website. We would love to meet you! Twining is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health conditions. Please email us your CV, cover letter and Equalities Monitoring Form. Only full and complete applications will be considered.

On-going recruitment  || Interviews:  If your application is successful, we will contact you to set an interview date as soon as possible

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