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Mental Health Employment Specialist


Job Description:

Mental Health Employment Specialist
Full-time, Permanent
Job Description:
We are recruiting for a Mental Health Employment Specialist who will work closely with job seekers and employed customers who have mental health challenges to securing and sustaining employment across the Salford region.

You will work with a fluctuating caseload of customers to identify the various barriers to employment which they possess. You will complete an in-depth diagnostic and create mutually agreed SMART action plans which will help each customer to gain new skills and confidence on their path in to sustainable employment, or to help those currently off sick to return to work after a long-term absence.
You will meet your customers on a regular basis, at each intervention you will review progress and identify new initiatives/programmes.  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 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.

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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