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IPS Mental Health Employment Specialist

By October 2, 2019Vacancies

Deadline 22nd October

Leeds Mind is a progressive mental health organisation that supports people experiencing mental health difficulties to flourish.

Their Employment service, WorkPlace Leeds have secured a 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.

Hours – Full Time (37 hours per week)

Scale – NJC Scale 5 points 12-17

Salary – £21,589- £23,836 per annum

Contract –Fixed Term until March 2021

Closing Date – Midday, Tuesday 22nd October

Interview Date – Friday 1st November

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

Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to their website

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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