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Application Deadline
05 February 2024

Contract type
Fixed term contract until 31 March 2025

Hours
37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9am–5pm)

Salary
£22,063 per year

Where
Colchester/Clacton areas

Mid and North East Essex Mind – employment advisors

We're looking for employment advisors to join our new team delivering personalised employment support across North East Essex. These roles are part of a new employment advice service that'll work closely with Therapy for You clinicians who are providing psychological therapies to people with common mental health problems.

What you'll do

In this role you'll: 

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with the individuals accessing the service on a one-to-one basis
  • Develop service users' employability skills
  • Offer advice and guidance to meet individuals' needs
  • Assess individuals' needs, skills and aspirations
  • Help individuals identify and overcome any barriers or challenges that may prevent them from finding work
  • Develop and review action plans and goals, and monitor individuals' progress and achievements
  • Work with Jobcentre Plus, employers, trade unions and employment agencies to keep people in employment and secure employment opportunities

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Education to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Awareness and/or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Mid and North East Essex Mind website.

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