Mental Health Employment Adviser

7 days left

Recruiter
Sovereign & Bale
Location
Dover
Salary
22,000 - 26,000
Posted
24 Jan 2021
Closes
31 Jan 2021
Ref
1931324460
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You’re the person who can help individuals access the right help at the right time. Mental Health Employment Advisers will understand their communities and the wide range of services available within them. They are passionate about getting it right, able communicators and focused on using their experience to connect people with the help they need in their owncommunities. Working daily with clients, employers and service providers Mental Health Employment Advisers are focused on making sure a person ’s journey to employment and better wellbeing is as easy as possible. Brokering existing service and helping to develop new local provision,liaising with primary and secondary health care professionals, checking in on progress and making sure we can evidence the outcomes of the service are all important facets of the job - a job that makes a real difference in the lives of people. This role is perfect for individuals who have experience either in the employment advice field or as practitioners within a community mental health and/or wellbeing setting, but who are open to additional training and support. In all cases, a practical understanding of primary and secondary care, coupled with the ability to champion and embrace change would be helpful. The successful candidate will have a solution focussed approach, be highly organised and be able to deliver to agreed service specifications and outcomes. Main Duties and Responsibilitiess Work with individuals and employers in a co-ordinated approach so that a client can reach sustainable employment. To monitor and maintain a caseload of clients by developing appropriate referral sources for new clients. Conducting assessments and producing individual personal development plans. To enable clients to achieve paid employment, community based training or workplacements. To produce client CV’s and support in completion of applications for employment To develop and provide vocational guidance to individuals, assisting with identifying their key strengths and appropriate career direction. Ensure an on-going focus on prevention of poor wellbeing through Making Every Contact Count (MECC) linking with public health preventionactivity. Under take or participate in regular case conferences with partner organizations, support services and/or other team members to ensure a client journey is smooth and consistent. Be fully responsible for all tasks related to the allocated client’s journey including maintaining effective and efficient administrative procedures producing appropriate records and reports, including the updating of client details on the relevant case managementsystem. Ensure achievement against service delivery KPIs and individual performance measures and programmeoutcomes. Provide a quality service that meets 6 Ways to Wellbeing, contractual requirements and related thinking within the mental health sector as well as organizational quality standards. To encourage client feedback and user in volvement as directed through ac o- production framework andforums. To build relationships and liaise regularly with GP surgeries, DWP, CMHT and other referral organisations by attending relevant meetings and network events when required. To de velop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the local provision, employment provision of relevant companies and opportunities pertaining to work and clientprogression. SKILLS AND CORE COMPETENCIES Technical competency (qualifications and training) Minimum of SVQ/NVQ level 3(E) Relevant additional training inthe health and social care field including safeguarding, motivational interviewing, mental health awareness(D) Experience Experience of delivering mental health and wellbeing interventions in a case management approach.(E) Experience of working with primary or secondary care services(D) Experience of facilitating and supporting clients with complex and/or multiple barriers to success in health and social care settings.(E) Skills and Attributes Able to demonstrate being highly organised, have good planning skills and be able to deliver to agreed targets.(E) Understandingofthe6WaystoWellbeingandit’spracticalapplication(D) Understanding of inclusion, mental health and anti-stigma.(E) Knowledge of health and social care system and the application of wellbeing and prevention.(D) Ability to work on own initiative, as well as in consultation and negotiation with managers and other stakeholders as required.(E) Ability to process information on electronic records accurately, using data bases & spread sheets.(E) Demonstrate awareness of common long term physical conditions which impact on a person’s well-being.(E)

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