You have recent experience in the mental health field (or a related area) and a good understanding of service user involvement, how the use of skilled volunteers can really make a difference to someone’s life and of the Recovery and Personalisation agenda. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship as an IPS Employment Advisor.
Richmond Fellowship are delighted to be working to deliver the roll out of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services as part of the NHS England initiative for extending IPS support to some of the most disadvantaged people in the employment market place. We will be working on behalf of the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) Clinical Commissioning Group to create a newly launched IPS service in Redbridge. The post‐holder will be embedded in the mental health secondary care clinical teams at Mellmead House and will work closely with jobseekers and potential employers across the area to secure ongoing employment.
The successful candidate will support the delivery of our Employment Service. This will see you focus on motivating, supporting and providing person‐centred advice and guidance to people receiving support to enable them to move into suitable and sustainable work. As well as a good understanding of people with mental health problems, you have experience of networking/liaising with local employers and the initiative to develop and promote a service.
Excellent motivational, presentation and listening skills are essential too, as is a willingness to travel in the local area and occasionally work outside of office hours Customer focused, well organised and collaborative in approach, you’re a great administrator too. Indeed, you pride yourself on your word processing skills and ability to keep accurate computer records/use a database. The successful candidate will expected to have a flexible approach to working to ensure effective service delivery.
So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.
This is a full-time post 37.5 hours a week.
This post is based in Ilford, Essex.
The post holder will be based at Mellmead House, Wanstead for 2 days a week and the reminder of the week will be spent in the community.
This is a rolling recruitment process, candidates will be shortlisted as and when they apply.
Recovery Focus is a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.