Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
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This is an exciting opportunity to join our nationally recognised IPS (Individual, Placement and Support) Employment Service.
The successful applicant will work with service users with severe and enduring mental health conditions, to gain competitive paid employment, using the evidenced based (IPS) Individual Placement and Support model.
This is an opportunity to work in an innovative way which is proven to result in remarkable outcomes for users of Adult Mental Health services.
The IPS service has recently been awarded a 'Good' rating under the IPS Grow Quality Mark and is the first IPS service in the North of England to be awarded the IPS Grow Quality Mark!
If you would like to learn more about the role, join us for a recruitment event where we will tell you more about the role, and meet the team on 15th September 2023 12.00 - 13.00 pm at The Assembly Rooms Bradford.
Please find the invite in the documents attached and register your attendance as requested.
Closing Date - 24th September 2023
Shortlisting Date - 25th September 2023
Interview Dates -5th and 6th October 2023
Main duties of the job
To work with clients (managing a caseload) who have severe and enduring mental health needs, to assist them in securing sustainable paid employment in line with their preferences.
The role involves liaison and integration with a wide range of health and social care professionals within a Community Mental Health Team/Primary Care Network setting.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop relationships with clinicians and local employers to secure employment opportunities and subsequently provide on-going support according to employees and employers needs.
To deliver the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach, providing person centered advice and guidance to clients whilst building positive relationships with local employers to enable clients to move into suitable employment.
The post holder is required to take responsibility for autonomous planning of their workload, using initiative to deliver key performance targets, without direct supervision.
Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -
We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference
We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs
We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners
We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :
Increase mileage rates for > 3500
A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages
A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities
Plus many more.
We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.
Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further details about this role.
Attitude and Approach
Attitude and Approach
Certificate of Sponsorship
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