Walking With The Wounded – Veterans Individual Placement Support (IPS) SPECIALIST – 30 hours per week (Handsworth)



Temporary until 31 March 2018

Shropshire Council’s Enable supported employment service have a vacancy for an IPS Specialist to help Veterans with mental health problems towards and into work.

The successful applicant will require experience of IPS mental health employment services.

Key elements of the role are:

  • Assess and review referrals
  • Advise on future employment and career options
  • Liaise with employers
  • Liaise with mental health teams/workers
  • Liaise with referring organisations such as veterans charities and mental health teams
  • Help with job searching and post-employment support

The post is based at Orsborn House, 55, Terrace Road, Handsworth, B19 1BP

You will need to be an excellent communicator (written and verbal), good inter-personal skills focussed on achieving positive outcomes and the ability to plan and organise your time to manage a challenging caseload.

You must possess a good level of education.  You must have experience of employment or careers work.

This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate develop and enhance your skills in a rewarding environment.

Closing date is Friday 4th August 2017

Please send an up to date CV for the attention of Leanne Morrissey.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Leanne;

Email Address Leanne.Morrissey@Shropshire.gov.uk.

Contact Telephone Number 01743 276900

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