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 £175 + VAT per person.

For more information please contact:

Jeana Hodges
Centre for Mental Health
Tel: 020 7827 8315
Email: courses@centreformentalhealth.org.uk

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