Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
26,787 (pro rata)
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 3 months
Job description
 
This organisation supports anonymous recruitment. That means hiding your personal identifying information, removing bias from the hiring process.

Working Well is a mental health and employment charity in London. All of our projects share the aim of improving the lives of people with mental health, learning disabilities and/or complex issues through training and employment.  

We are recruiting an temporary part time Employment Support Worker for our supported employment team in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. The post holder will carry a caseload of clients who may have one or more support needs including: 

·       Learning Disabilities 

·       Autism

·       Mental Health 

The focus of the role is to support clients to achieve their employment goals, engaging with employers and training providers to secure vocational outcomes in line with client preferences. 

Experience of employment support is not essential, it is more important that you share our commitment to supporting people to find the right job for them. Experience working with individuals affected by learning disabilites and autism would be beneficial. The successful candidate must be comfortable in approaching employers, persuading them to use our service, and working with them to recruit our clients to fill vacancies and sustain employment. 

You will work closely with referring teams, providing a coordinated approach that always remains client led.  You will also be in working to targets whilst maintaining a high-quality service.

We are operating a hybrid working model in our Kingston team, with a combination of working from home and in the community. 

Please click apply to send your CV and cover letter (please add the cover form to the end of your CV when uploading). Candidates need to clearly outline how they meet the person specification points in the personal statement embedded in the cover form.

Staff benefits include an employer contribution to a personal or workplace pension equivalent to 6% of gross salary.  30 days annual leave plus paid public holidays. 

Working Well Trust is an equal opportunities and confident about disabilities employer (two ticks).

Application Instructions

Please ensure you address the person specification points in your cover form.

More about Working Well Trust
About
Working Well Trust

We are committed to promoting the personal recovery of people with mental health, learning disabilities or other complex problems.  Person... Read more

Refreshed on: 22 October 2021
Closed date: 08 November 2021
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.