JOB VACANCY – Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Employment Specialist

• 36 hours per week
• Based in Bexley Borough
• Salary £25,096 per annum
The IPS Employment Specialist roles are funded by NHS England, in partnership with Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The successful candidates will join a new and exciting team, where the service will support unemployed people with severe mental health problems into paid jobs each year.
The post-holder will represent Mind in Bexley, working within Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.
Successful applicants for this post will receive training in the IPS approach.
You will have a positive attitude about employment for all, demonstrate perseverance and adaptability, with excellent networking and interpersonal skills.
Staff benefits include
• a matched contribution pension scheme
• 34 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)
• quality supervision and training opportunities.
Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Contract until March 2021
Mind in Bexley Application Form PDF | Word
Equal Opportunities Monitoring form PDF | Word
IPS Job Description and Person Spec PDF 
Closing Date Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Please send CV and covering letter and completed application forms and Equality Monitoring Forms
By e-mail to:
By post to:  Laura Rey.  Mind in Bexley, Milton House 240a Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 8AS
Individuals will be contacted if their application is successful.