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INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT & SUPPORT (IPS) SPECIALIST
Solent Mind

Job Description

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

Reference: IPSSJun21

INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT & SUPPORT (IPS) SPECIALIST

Contract: Fixed Term For One Year (from commencement with a view to be permanent)

Hours: 30 Hours Per Week

Salary: £23,057 to £24,830 Pro Rata Per Annum

Location: Portsmouth

Closing Date: Tue 22 Jun 2021 (Before 9.00am)

Interview Date: TBC

Portsmouth Support and Recovery are looking for two people to join their established Secondary Employment Service. As part of the Individual Placement Support you will be following the 8 principles of IPS to help service users gained paid employment.

IPS (Individual Placement and Support) supports people with severe mental health difficulties into employment. It involves intensive, individual support, a rapid job search followed by placement in paid employment, and time-unlimited in-work support for both the employee and the employer.

Full IPS training will be provided but a background in employment and/or mental health is essential. We would welcome applications from anyone who has a background in employer engagement.

APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED VIA OUR SOLENT MIND WEBSITE. 

Please see the ‘WORK WITH US’ then ‘WORKING AT SOLENT MIND’ then

'VIEW OUR CURRENT VACANCIES' pages for more information.

CV’s will not be accepted nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies

Posts may be subject to a relevant DBS check

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

Registered with Limited Liability in England and Wales No: 4004500

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