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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/06/2020.

Employment Advisor

Job Reference: J236-OX189

Mental Health Matters
£23,264 per annum, pro rata

MHM is one of the UK’s most innovative organisations working with people with complex needs. We have a dedicated and experienced staff team of over 350 people providing a comprehensive range of services which cover every aspect of individuals’ lives, from employment and housing to community support and psychological services.

At MHM we help people achieve good mental and physical wellbeing and live life to the full.


Employment Advisor (Ref: OX189)

37.5 hours per week

£23,264 per annum

Based: Oxfordshire Employment Service

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to the principles of social inclusion, to work with adults with mental health needs. Working across Oxfordshire the post will work supporting people accessing primary care provision by using evidence-based interventions to retain their job, liaising with employers and assisting people in finding and keeping paid work.

Working as part of a team, you will work closely with mental health workers, partners and other agencies. You will have experience of working within employment support. You will demonstrate an ability to prioritize caseload and have an understanding of the principles of the Equalities Act and how it relates to Employment Rights.

You will be educated to a minimum ‘A’ Level Standard (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent), you will have awareness of/and or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues, particularly in accessing employment and will have the demonstrated skills and ability to help others identify and overcome barriers. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive and highly motivated attitude. This post will operate throughout in the Oxfordshire area and flexibility to travel regularly across the county is an expectation of the role.

For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Griffiths 07483 303058


In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate) , 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.


Closing date: 24th June 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed


The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment


Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.


All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.


MHM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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