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Fife Employment Access Trust - IPS Employment Specialist x 2
Post: IPS Employment Specialist x 2
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £21,818 - 25,291 per annum (starting point on scale subject to experience)
The Fife IPS Partnership is seeking 2 full-time Employment Specialists using the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach, working in partnership with Fife Employment Access Trust and Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and with clients with severe and enduring mental health problems across Fife.
This is an innovative project which started in April 2015 and is funded currently to 31 March 2019 by Opportunities Fife and the European Social Investment Fund. The successful candidate will proactively manage a caseload of individuals who have experienced mental health problems who are unemployed and/or currently off work. You will deliver the Individualised Placement and Support (IPS) approach evidence-based model of vocational rehabilitation for people with enduring mental health problems.
Working directly with all relevant stakeholders: the individual, NHS Fife, Fife Council, GPs, employers, colleges, Job Centre Plus and Occupational Health to enable individuals to gain and retain employment. You will be part of an enthusiastic dynamic team offering an inclusive, non-judgmental approach to support, and empower people to flourish by managing their mental health for life.
Application packs are available by e-mail: [email protected] or by telephone: 01592 759371 / 01592 751859.
The closing date for all applications is 21 May at 12 o'clock and interviews will be held shortly afterwards.