Individual Placement and Support (IPS)

Based Bromley or Newham

2 x IPS Service Managers (£32,000 per annum)

4 x IPS Employment Specialists (£25,000 per annum)

24 month fixed term contract 

Centre for Mental Health, Bromley & Lewisham Mind, and Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham are working together to establish IPS mental health employment services in Newham and Bromley.

In each of these Boroughs the IPS Service Manager and 2 Employment Specialists, supported by an Implementation Manager, will together establish and develop an IPS service over 24 months.

The IPS service is funded by City Bridge Trust, with the aim of supporting a total of 200 unemployed people with severe mental health problems into paid jobs.

The post-holders will represent Centre for Mental Health and the local Mind, working within the NHS Trusts of Oxleas Foundation Trust and East London Foundation Trust.

Successful applicants for these posts will receive training in the IPS approach.  You will need to be assertive, have a positive attitude about employment for all, adaptability and excellent networking and interpersonal skills.

To apply please complete the application form, stating clearly which post and which location you are applying for.  We do not accept CVs.

For more information, please contact Jan Hutchinson on 020 7717 1558

Closing date 12 noon Tuesday 29 August 2017.

Interviews will take place:

  • Weds/Fri 6th/8th September 2017 in Orpington for posts based in Bromley
  • Monday 18th September 2017 for in Tower Hamlets for posts based in Newham

This project is funded by City Bridge Trust.