Job: Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Employment Specialist

Expiry date

Job details

• £27,334 per annum
• 37.5 hours per week
• Permanent Role
• Based in Charlton (LB Greenwich)

The IPS model across the London Borough of Bromley was successfully implemented in October 2017. We are therefore looking for a skilled individual to join our successful Employment Specialist Team.

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.

The successful applicant 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

• a matched contribution pension scheme
• 25 days’ holiday (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

9:00am, Monday 29th April 2019

Likely Interview Date

To be confirmed – please check back