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Employment Specialist - Hillingdon
Twining Enterprise

Job Description

Are you passionate about mental health and employment? Are you results-orientated, and comfortable working in a target-driven enviroment? If so, we want to hear from you. Twining Enterprise is currently looking to recruit a talented Employment Specialist to join our high performing team in Hillingdon. Through our work across West and North London, we support people with mental health problems to find and sustain mainstream employment; and we do this through the internationally recognized Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach. As a Employment Specialist you will need to be comfortable working in a results-oriented environment and building productive high-quality relationships with our clients and our partners.

What we're looking for in applicants. 

You should be positive, professional, self-motivated and confident engaging with a range of stakeholders 

You must have a strong belief in the value of employment in supporting good mental health, and be empathetic, person-centered and committed to equal opportunities and diversity

We expect you to be open to feedback and proactive in addressing self-development needs

You should have an understanding and experience of the support needs of people with severe and enduring mental health problems in returning to/retaining mainstream employment

You should have knowledge and experience of working in an NHS setting and good understanding of NHS process and procedure.

You'll have experience of of working effectively in a target-driven environment and know how to complete a needs assessment as well as having action planning skills

You'll have excellent interpersonal & communication skills, and be confident presenting to employers, teams of health professionals and other stakeholders

You'll have good organisational and prioritisation skills, and be competent in accurate record keeping, administration & the main Microsoft Office packages

You should have the ability to travel throughout Hillingdon and a wiillingness to work flexibly in response client’s needs.

Desirable experience includes working effectively with clinical teams, knowledge of employment law and the Equality Act 2010 alongside other industry standard policies related to Health & Safety, Confidentiality (Data Protection), Equality & Diversity and Sustainable Development

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to lives of individuals with mental health problems. To see the full job-description and person spec please download the recruitment pack. To apply please send us a tailored copy of your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the essential skills, experience, ability & knowledge section of the person-spec. Please add the job reference in the subject box. Only full and complete applications will be considered

Closing date: 10th October 11:59pm