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Mind in Brighton and Hove is recruiting: Employment Advisors

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 Employment Advisors to be part of a small team providing information, skills based interventions, and employment support to help people receiving IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) treatment who wish to remain in, return to and/or find work. The role will involve managing a busy caseload and include liaison work with employers and other external partners.

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.

You will have a track record of undertaking employment related support and skills in successfully engaging and working with people experiencing mental health issues. Experience of partnership working and a commitment to the recovery model are essential.

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

Closing date : 12.00pm Monday 22nd October 2018

Interview dates :   Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st October 2018

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.

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