Employ-Ability- Employment Specialists

Employ-Ability- Employment Specialists

Hours: 30.00 or 37.50 worked 9.00 – 5.00, over four and /or five days
Salary: £23,234 pro rata if less than 37.50, (18,587 for 30.00 hrs) performance incentive and pension following probation

Employ-Ability and the Job role

Employ-Ability, an Essex-based charity, is seeking to recruit experienced candidates to support those, with mental ill health, to find and keep employment. Employ-Ability is a highly successful supported employment service, as well as a recognised Centre of Excellence. The Charity works with Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust to deliver an Essex wide Individual Placement and Support (IPS) service.

The role is part of an NHS England funded investment to expand IPS services. The contract is fixed term, but we hope long term, with an initial commitment to June 2020. Working across our South Essex bases (Canvey, Basildon and Rayleigh), the successful candidates will be embedded in the Mental Health Recovery Teams and work closely with jobseekers and potential employers across the area to secure ongoing employment. The role calls for empathy, determination and resilience, and a solution-focused results-orientated approach. The ideal candidate may have a recruitment, personnel or support work background, but is just as likely to have broad business experience, which can be drawn on to achieve positive outcomes.

Most importantly, you need to be personable, as well as a motivated self-starter who is resilient and has great communication skills. High quality staff are the key to our success and you will need to be self-motivated, passionate about supporting people and willing to actively promote clients to

Employ-Ability offers 25 days holiday to start + b/h and a range of other benefits including pension.

For informal discussions or specific questions, please call Sue Witty, Deputy Service Manager, 07827 885925 or email s.witty@nhs.net or Kevin Garrod, Service Manager, 07827 885922 or email kevin.garrod@employability.info

To download application form please go to our new website

or you can apply via the NHS jobs website

For more about IPS please visit https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/ips-centres-of-excellence, and /or http://ipsgrow.org.uk/

Please note: Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 7th June 2019

Interview date: Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th June 2019
Interviews will be held at; Coombewood Resource Centre,1 Webster’s Way, Rayleigh, Essex,SS6 8JQ