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IPS Employment Specialist
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind
  • Salary £27,334 per year
  • Location Charlton, Greater London
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Category Support Worker
  • Sectors Mental Health
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Job Description

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local charity, working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of more than £3m, over 100 staff and 150 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

The IPS model across the London Borough of Bromley was successfully implemented in October 2017. We are therefore looking for a skilled individual to join our successful Employment Specialist Team.

The IPS Employment Specialist roles are funded by NHS England, in partnership with Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG). The successful candidate will join an existing team, where the service will support approximately 70 unemployed people with severe mental health problems into paid jobs each year.  The post-holder will represent Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind, working within Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant for this post will receive training in the IPS approach.  You will have a positive attitude about employment for all, demonstrate perseverance and adaptability, with excellent networking and interpersonal skills.

Staff benefits include

  • a matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday (rising with service)
  • quality supervision and training opportunities.

See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.