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Reference: EAPSRJun19
Contract: Maternity Cover (Fixed Term For Up To 12 Months)
Location: Portsmouth Support & Recovery Service, Portsmouth
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (occasional evening/weekend hours may be required)
Salary Range: £22,603 – £24,341 Per Annum
Application Closing Date: Mon 01 Jul 2019 (Before 9.00am)
Interview Date: W/C 15 Jul 2019
Application Pack: EMPLOYMENT ADVISOR (MATERNITY) – Jun 19

PLEASE NOTE: there is no application form included in the application pack.  To apply for this vacancy please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the link to download an application form.

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area. Working in partnership with Solent NHS Trust we deliver the Portsmouth Support & Recovery Service.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent skills and knowledge within both employment and mental health.

Based within Adult Mental Health and IAPT (Improved Access to Psychological Therapies) Services in Portsmouth, you will advise and assist people with Primary (Mild to Moderate) mental health difficulties to obtain paid employment in the first instance. You will also help people into voluntary work, further training, education, community groups, amongst other areas.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with a caseload of people with mild, moderate, severe and enduring mental health issues engaging with the Adult Mental Health service and Talking Change IAPT service to help them obtain employment, or increase employability.
  • Providing skill-based interventions, information and practical support to help people receiving primary and secondary mental health services retain employment

If you can work both empathetically and objectively with clients and their employers, in a variety of differently focused teams providing high quality employment support this could be the role for you…..

Previous experience of working in an employment and mental health setting is essential, together with an understanding of the employment needs of people with mental health conditions. Excellent communication skills are required.

For more information on this role, please email Daniel Warren-Holland dwarrenholland@solentmind.org.uk


For more information on this post please download the Application Pack using the link at the top of this page.

Please Note: no application form is included within the application pack, so please also download an application form using the links below.

CV’s will not be accepted

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies

Job Application Forms:

Click on the link to download an application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download an application form (pdf version)  - Application Form

Application forms can be returned by:

Email: recruitment@solentmind.org.uk
Post: Recruitment, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF
Fax: 023 8202 7811

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.

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