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Mind in Brighton and Hove is recruiting: Employment Advisor

Employment Advisor – 35 hours per week

Salary £23 400 per annum

Fixed term until March 31st 2020 (with possible funding extension)

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton & Hove, East and West Sussex.

We are seeking to recruit an Employment Advisor to complete our newly recruited team providing 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. 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 a knowledge of the employment sector and an understanding of the barriers people face in the workplace. Experience and 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 Advisor Team is part of the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service, a primary care mental health (IAPT) service delivered by a partnership of four organisations: Mind in Brighton and Hove, HERE, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and YMCA Downslink Group.

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

Closing date : 10.00am Monday 26th November 2018

Interview dates :  Monday 3rd December 2018

For further information and to download an application pack please go to 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.

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