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IPS Works Employment Specialist - Harrow
Twining Enterprise

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a talented Employment Specialist to join our dynamic and high-performing team. Using Individual Placement and Support, throughout West and North London we support individuals with mental health problems find and sustain mainstream employment. 

Working in partnership with Harrow NHS IAPT service as an integral team member you will deliver an employment support service following the IPS model to a caseload of clients, working with each of them on a one to one basis, supporting them with their confidence, and giving them practical tools to secure and maintain work. This is an exciting opportunity with scope for further professional development. 

About You 

We are looking for someone who positive, professional, and self-motivated. You will have dynamic  personality, and be confident engaging with a range of stakeholders in order to promote the service.

You will have strong belief in the value of employment in supporting good mental health, and be empathetic and person-centred in your approach to clients. You will also be committed to equal opportunities and diversity.

We expect you to be open to feedback and proactive in addressing self-development needs. You will be an excellent problem-solver, able to work within a team and independently of your own iniaitive. 

You will have an understanding and experience of identifying and assessing the needs of people with mental health problems and supporting them in returning to or retaining mainstream employment.

This role also requires you have to knowledge and experience of working in an NHS setting and good understanding of NHS process and procedure.

You will also have experience of working effectively in a target-driven environment. 

You will have excellent interpersonal & communication skills; this includes face to face, by telephone and in writing and be confident in presenting to different stakeholders.

You will demostrate strong organisational skills, and be competent in accurate record keeping, administration & the main Microsoft Office packages.

Finally, you will be comfortabe working flexibily to meet client needs including occasional out of office hours and have the ability to travel within the target region. 

To read the full job description and person specification please download the recruitment pack. To apply, send in a tailored CV and covering letter, outlining how  you meet the role requirements. The closing date is 25th April 2021 at 11.59PM.