If you don’t feel confident about approaching employers for jobs for your service users, you are not alone! Approaching employers is considered by many employment specialists to be the most daunting aspect of their role. How do we find jobs for people with mental health conditions in today’s recession?

This course is ideal for anyone supporting people with mental health conditions into employment including: employment specialists, occupational therapists and vocational support workers.

The course will develop your confidence to approach employers on behalf of service users and develop long term positive relationships.

During the course you will explore and practice methods and techniques to start developing your employer networking skills and begin to develop your “employer engagement toolkit”.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Apply the “3 cups of tea” method of networking and employer engagement
  • Develop your “Power of Approachability”
  • Build a pitch for any opportunity to sell yourself, your service and your service user
  • Sell yourself, your service and your service user effectively to potential employers
  • Maintain and build your network
  • Create a personal improvement plan

The cost of this course is £195 + VAT at 20% per person.

Payment methods

  • If you would like to pay by credit/debit card, please enter your card details at the checkout
  • If you would like to pay by Invoice (BACS), please enter payment code BACS at the checkout

Cancellation policy

Any confirmed booking which is subsequently cancelled by the delegate or their organisation within less than 2 weeks’ notice is subject to full payment. Cancellation with less than 3 weeks’ notice is subject to 50% payment. In the unlikely event that Centre for Mental Health needs to cancel a course, delegates will be offered a guaranteed place on the next available course or a full refund.

Completion of the form below indicates your acceptance of these terms.


For more information, please contact:

Zak Palmer
Centre for Mental Health
Tel: 020 7717 1558
Email: [email protected] 

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Engaging with Employers - 20 Feb 18

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