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!
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly remind them to include your details as well.
To apply for this role please email email@example.com & call Sophie on 01772 954 200.