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IPS Employment Specialist


Job Description:

IPS Employment Specialist
Kendal / South Cumbria
£29,777 - 33,024
Full-time, Permanent 
Job Description:
We are recruiting for highly motivated IPS Employment Specialists who will deliver intensive support to job seekers who have mental health barriers to employment across Barrow and South Cumbria.

You will work with a caseload of customers, and you will build rapport quickly whilst identifying additional barriers to employment. You will complete an in-depth diagnostic and implement training plans to support each customer to gain new skills and confidence helping them on their path in to sustainable employment.
You will meet your customers on a regular basis, at each intervention you will review progress, identify new initiatives/programmes, and then put SMART actions in place to monitor their progress and help define what comes next.  Throughout your engagement you will focus on increasing skills, self-worth and confidence and you will help your customers to apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and ultimately secure employment. Once employment is secured, you will provide in-work support to ensure any problems are overcome and the employment sustains.

We are seeking applicants who currently work with job seekers, or you will have transferable skills (minimum of 2 years) in providing advice, guidance and support to customers seeking to gain new skills/abilities to increase their confidences and personal skillset.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to complete an online Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will also have access to your own vehicle as this role will be based across the region.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please submit your CV.

This vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. Should you apply for this role, we will process your data as detailed in our Privacy Policy and by applying for this opportunity I agree that Aspire Recruitment will keep me informed about potential employment opportunities regularly and that I can choose to opt out of receiving information at any time. 

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