IPS Mental Health Employment Specialist

Closing date 22 October 2019
Organisation Leeds Mind
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37 hours per week
Salary £21,589 - £23,836
Telephone 0113 230 2631
Email recruitment@leedsmind.org.uk
Website www.leedsmind.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/
Description
Leeds Mind is a progressive mental health organisation that supports people experiencing mental health difficulties to flourish.  

Our Employment service, WorkPlace Leeds have secured an exciting funding opportunity from NHS England and are looking for an experienced Employment Specialist to join their new Individual Placement Support (IPS) Team,  

You will play an important role in establishing and embedding the IPS) model within the service and across Leeds. You will work closely with clients to support them to achieve their employment goals and aspirations.  

Essential Skills and Experience: 
  • Knowledge of the support required for people experiencing mental health difficulties in accessing employment and the barriers they face
  • Person Centred and able to self -manage a caseload of clients
  • Able to liaise with a variety of stakeholders including Leeds CMHT’s
  • Can develop and maintain relationships with local employers, in order to negotiate job opportunities that meet each individual’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences.   

The role is based at De Lacey House, Abbey Road Kirkstall, LS5 3HS  

Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at www.leedsmind.org.uk  

For an informal discussion about these posts prior to applying please contact Jon Rush, Team Leader on Tel: 0113 230 2631
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