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Fife Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Service - Employment Specialist
Post: Employment Specialist
Hours: 35 per week
The Fife IPS partnership is seeking an Employment Specialist using the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach, working in partnership with Fife Employment Access Trust, NHS Fife, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership, Department of Work & Pensions and Capability Scotland, and with clients with severe and enduring mental health problems across Fife.
This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate with an interest in employability and mental health to join this exciting project. The successful candidate will pro-actively manage a caseload of individuals who have experienced mental health problems who are unemployed and/or currently off work. You will deliver the IPS approach, evidence-based model of vocational rehabilitations 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-judgemental approach to support, and empower people to flourish by managing their mental health for life.
For an application pack or more information please phone 01592 751 859 or e-mail [email protected].
Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 03 November 2017.