IPS employment specialists aim to find their clients jobs consistent with their preferences. During Vocational Profiling the employment specialist spends time understanding what the service user would enjoy doing and what employers and employment would be ideal for them.

Vocational profiling tools

A vocational profile form to help the employment specialist and client to identify roles to meet their interests, skills, experiences and barriers (CNWL) (257 KB)

A vocational profile form to help the employment specialist and client to identify roles to meet their interests, skills, experiences and barriers (MCCH) (48 KB)

A vocational profile form to help the employment specialist and client to identify roles to meet their interests, skills, experiences and barriers (Nottingham) (108 KB)

A vocational profile form to help the employment specialist and client to identify roles to meet their interests, skills, experiences and barriers (Dartmouth) (351 KB)

A vocational profile form to help the employment specialist and client to identify roles to meet their interests, skills, experiences and barriers (Mitre) (73 KB)

A tool for helping a client to identify what they are good at and can transfer into employment (CNWL) (101 KB)

Revealing mental health conditions

In this section are a number of tools used to explore what the client would like potential employers to know about their mental health condition.

A guide to help the employment specialist discuss with their client what information they want to reveal to employers (CNWL) (94 KB)

A guide to help the client decide what personal information they want to reveal to employers (CNWL) (109 KB)

A guide to help the client decide what personal information they want to reveal to employers (Dartmouth) (65 KB)

A guide to help service users think about what they want to disclose about their illness and when. (Hanze University) (207 KB)

List of offences which will always be disclosed on criminal record certificates and enhanced criminal record certificates issued by the Disclosure and Barring (48 KB)

A guide by NACRO on what needs to be said about past convictions (284 KB)

A guide on what needs to be said about past convictions (56 KB)