Employment Specialist – Crawley

Salary: £24,187 - £25,803 per year including £1000 per year essential car user allowance

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: West Sussex

Closing Date: 02/10/2022

Job Description:

Crawley, West Sussex
37 Hours Per Week. Permanent
£24,187 – £25,803 per year
Including £1000 per year essential car user allowance

Southdown’s Work & Wellbeing Service in West Sussex helps people accessing treatment for mental health support, back into employment. You will be working in partnership with the Assessment Treatment Service (Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) based largely in the community.

  • Are you looking for a fulfilling new challenge and you have the transferable skills to support others to achieve their employment goals?
  • Do you believe in the importance of work and the vital role it can play in the lives of those with health conditions or disabilities?

If you answered yes to either, we would love you to apply!

You will deliver the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model providing client-led employment support (For more information What is IPS). The Work & Wellbeing service believes in autonomous working within a fully supportive team. We encourage creativity and flexibility as we believe that a good work-life balance creates more fulfilled employees.

Here is a short video about a day in the life of a mental health Employment Specialist working with another Southdown team:

A day in the life of an IPS Employment Specialist

Southdown offer a competitive salary, generous car allowance, pension, employee assistance and healthcare package; plus a range of other benefits, including Blue Light Card, Cycle to Work etc.

This role requires you to be a driver with access to a car for work.

An Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity will be required for successful applicants – Southdown pay the cost.

Southdown is a not-for-profit organisation that actively promotes diversity & equality of opportunity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 2nd October 2022

Interview date: 10th October 2022

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