Employment

Building on our experience and successful projects, we develop and promote new ways of helping people with mental health problems get and keep work.

Training courses in employment

We offer a range of training and development sessions to help services deliver evidence-based supported employment. They include IPS, fidelity training, engaging with employers, motivational interviewing and more. See a list of upcoming dates here.

Jobs in employment services

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has three vacancies for employment specialists. They're looking for an Employment Team Leader - Band 6, North Kensington, an Employment Team Leader - Band 6, Harrow and an Employment Specialist - Band 5, Kensington & Chelsea.

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Employment support & addiction: what works

This briefing finds that IPS can help people with problematic substance use to enhance their employment prospects and their chances of recovery. Such a service run by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) successfully placed 84 people with drug or alcohol addiction into paid work in one year.

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Briefing 47: Barriers to employment

The briefing looks at what interventions work as well, where gaps exist in evidence-based interventions as well as some current models of supported employment and urges commissioners and providers of both employment services and health and social care to make support into employment a priority.

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Getting back to work

For mental health services: Learn more about supporting people with mental health conditions into employment.

For service users: Learn more about where to start.

Supporting mental health users into employment

NHS trusts can play a role in helping people with mental health issues return to work.

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