Are you looking for a new and rewarding role leading a team supporting people with mental health conditions to improve their lives?
We exist to improve mental wellbeing by supporting people in and into work. Everything we do is aimed at helping people with mental health conditions gain access to the benefits work has to offer. Our tailored practical employment support doesn't just help with work related goals, it improves lives.
We are a young dynamic and fast growing charity that has expanded it’s reach from Ealing alone to over 13 London Boroughs in less than twenty years. Our mission is to provide our life changing service across London and we continue to expand our delivery with European Social Fund, NHS and London Council funding. Furthermore we have recently secured considerable financial and intellectual support from the Social Business Trust to ensure that we deliver our strategic vision.
Many of our staff have personal lived experience of mental health conditions informing their approach to our clients, and our respect and empathy for our clients informs our approach to nurturing our highly professional, passionate and committed staff team.
About the IPS Works Team Leader roles (2 posts):
Working across Barnet, Harrow, Brent, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham this project will place Employment Specialists within NHS Mental Health service settings as an integral team member to deliver the Individual Placement and Support Model (IPS). This role will have a small caseload and responsibility for line-management of a team of Employment Specialists.
These posts are funded by the Big Lottery Fund and Eurpoean Social Fund via the Building Better Opportunities programme.
You will be positive, empathetic and person-centred with an understanding of the support needs of people with severe and enduring mental health problems in returning to/retaining mainstream employment. You will have a minimum of two year's management experience ideally in a relevant environment.
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