Job: Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Employment Specialist

Expiry date
£26,798 per annum (includes inner London allowance)

Job details

  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Based in Woolwich
  • £26,798 per annum (includes inner London allowance)

Having successfully implemented the IPS model across the London Borough of Bromley, we are expanding the service across the Royal Borough of Greenwich. We are therefore looking for a skilled individual to join our successful Employment Specialist Teams.

The IPS Employment Specialist roles are funded by NHS England, in partnership with Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG). The successful candidate will join an existing team, where the service will support approximately 70 unemployed people with severe mental health problems into paid jobs each year.  The post-holder will represent Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind, working within Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

Successful applicants for this post will receive training in the IPS approach.  You will have a positive attitude about employment for all, demonstrate perseverance and adaptability, with excellent networking and interpersonal skills.

Staff benefits include

  • matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service)
  • quality supervision and training opportunities

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date:

9am on Monday 19th November 2018

Likely interview date:

Monday 26th November 2018