IPS Employment Specialist

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Alderwood Education
23100.00 - 27027.00 GBP Annual + GBP23100 - GBP27027/annum
20 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Are you an experienced employment Specialist? Are you looking for a new opportunity in Birmingham?

My client is looking to recruit for an experienced IPS Employment Specialist, on a 12 month contract, in Birmingham.

About the role:

You will be based at one of the centres in Birmingham and visit clients in the community.
You will manage a caseload of people currently in community based treatment services for drug and/or alcohol dependency who are unemployed, and wish to secure paid employment.
You will prepare individuals for employment through assessing each person's individual employment needs through vocational profiling, and then actively supporting them to achieve their employment goals, in partnership with the clinical team.
Work with client keyworkers and clinical staff, including through case conferencing, to ensure that clients receive appropriate support from everyone involved in their care during the return to work process.
Provide advice and support to employers, as agreed with the individual, which may include negotiating adjustments and on-going contact with supervisors to ensure job retention.About the right candidate:

Relevant qualifications and a minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar position is essential.
Extensive experience working with substance misuse service users.
You will need to be able to hit the ground running and provide excellent support, information and guidance to the service users.In return, my client is offering:

Up to GBP27,000
45p per mile mileage/ public transport covered
Lap top and phoneFor full information, please contact Georgie- (phone number removed)/ (url removed)

Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application