Employment Advisor at Mind in Brighton and Hove

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have lived experience of mental health issues in Brighton & Hove, East and West Sussex. We are seeking to recruit an additional Employment Advisor to join our team to provide advice and information, skills-based interventions, and employment support to people experiencing mental health issues who wish to remain in, return to and/or find work. Fixed term until 31st March 2022 (with possible funding extension)

The role will be varied and involve managing a busy caseload and include liaison work with employers and other external partners so experience and a commitment to partnership working is required.

You will require an understanding of employment issues and the barriers people may face in the workplace. Skills in providing advice and information and a track record of successfully engaging and working with people experiencing mental health issues is essential.
The Employment Advice Service is part of a national initiative NHS England to provide access to employment support within IAPT Services. The service provides employment support for people accessing treatment via the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service. The Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org is a primary care mental health service for people of all ages in the city experiencing common mental health issues.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date : 12.00pm Monday 26th April 2021
Interview dates : Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th May 2021

For further information and to download an application pack please go to https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/get-involved/vacancies/

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

T: 01273 66 69 50
e: info@mindcharity.co.uk

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Deadline for applications

26 Apr 2021


£24,102 per annum

Hours per week

Full Time (35 hours per week)


Mental Health / Recovery Workers

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