37.5 hours per week. Contract ending 31 May 2017.

£30,000 plus pension

We are seeking an Employment Team Supervisor to join our IPS (Individual Placement and Support) employment project in Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust. The project will establish a high quality Individual Placement and Support Employment Service in Community Mental Health Teams across the county.

The successful applicant will supervise a team of 4-5 Employment Specialists. They should have the ability to liaise with NHS professionals, provide employment support to service users with mental health conditions, develop the team of Employment Specialists and create networking opportunities with employers. The applicant will work with the IPS Implementation Manager to plan and implement the service and problem solve implementation issues.

You will need to be assertive, have a positive attitude about employment for people with mental health conditions, adaptability and excellent networking and strong interpersonal skills.

You will also need to have independent transport and the ability to travel weekly around the whole county.

Training in the IPS approach will be provided.

  • More information about IPS Employment Support can be found here 
  • More information about the NHS Trust where the role will be located is here

Please complete the application form and send to hr@centreformentalhealth.org.uk. CVs are not accepted.

Download IPS Employment Team Supervisor job description

Download application form

Applications close 9am 23rd June 2016

Interviews will take place 1st July 2016