Employment Adviser Ref: 18/423

Richmond Fellowship
Contract Type
Application closing date
£21,288 (with progression to £22,290)
South East
Located within Surrey


Job Advert

You have a background in business/industry and/or education and are used to helping to integrate disadvantaged or disabled people into the labour market. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship as an Employment Adviser.

We need someone like you to join the team at our Employment  Service in Surrey. We support people living with mental health problems to develop a sense of independence, purpose and fulfilment and gain the skills they need to return to work or training. We help individuals with mental health problems to find paid employment, or unpaid voluntary work, plus we assist employers and employees to successfully resolve mental health problems in the workplace.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of our new Employment Service as an integrated team member within a clinical IAPT team. This will see you focus on motivating, supporting and providing person-centred advice and guidance to people receiving support to enable them to move into suitable and sustainable work.

As well as a good understanding of people with mental health problems, you have experience of networking/liaising with local employers and the initiative to develop and promote a service.

Excellent motivational, presentation and listening skills are essential too, as is a willingness to travel in the local area and occasionally work outside of office hours Customer focused, well organised and collaborative in approach, you’re a great administrator too. Indeed, you pride yourself on your word processing skills and ability to keep accurate computer records/use a database. The successful candidate will expected to have a flexible approach to working to ensure effective service delivery

This role will be located in Surrey and you could be based in one of the following offices: Redhill, Leatherhead, Chertsey, Farnborough, Guildford or Dorking.

Subsequent salary progression up to a maximum of £22,290 will apply to this post, subject to the postholder meeting the eligibility and performance criteria.

So, get inspired today. Visit our website and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career.

Closing date: 9th December  2018


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