IPS Specialist

  • £15 - 17 per hour
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
  • Temporary

IPS Employment Specialist - Shrewsbury Based - Local Authority

Are you passionate about empowering individuals with mental health challenges to find meaningful employment? Do you have a strong background in IPS (Individual Placement and Support) methodology? We have an excellent opportunity for you!

Location: Shrewsbury

Duration: 3-6 months with a view to extend to an ongoing contract

As an IPS Employment Specialist, you will play a vital role in helping individuals with mental health conditions secure and maintain employment, fostering their independence and well-being.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the IPS supported employment model, providing individualised support to clients.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify clients' strengths, skills, and employment goals.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local employers to create employment opportunities for clients.
  • Provide ongoing support to clients in the workplace, ensuring job retention and satisfaction.
  • Collaborate closely with mental health professionals and community partners to provide holistic support to clients.


  • Previous experience as an IPS Employment Specialist or a similar role is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding and practical application of IPS principles and practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Empathetic approach and commitment to the well-being of individuals with mental health challenges.

When you join us, you will receive:

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities,
  • Free DBS checks,
  • Post Placement Aftercare,
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals.

At Spencer Clarke Group, we provide a highly competitive referral scheme that offers up to £250. If you are aware of someone who is seeking an exciting career opportunity, please encourage them to send their CV to Sophie Payne at sp@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk. Kindly remind them to include your details as well.

To apply for this role please email sp@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk & call Sophie on 01772 954 200.


Sophie Payne Senior Consultant

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