Introduction

Empowerment, respect and support are central to Working Well. These values shape and drive our relationships with our colleagues, partners, stakeholders and the clients we support. 

As a charity we provide a range support to the local community. As a team, we support each other to deliver and succeed, placing equal value on every aspect of the organisation. 

Head Office

Helen

Helen

Chief Executive

Helen is chief executive of Working Well Trust, working with with the rest of the staff team to ensure that the Trust achieve its goals. This is a wide ranging job covering everything from staff recruitment, fundraising, working with our partner organisations and meeting our contractual and legal obligations.

Lisa

Lisa

Operations Director

Lisa is responsible for managing the charity’s day to day operations. This includes managing and supporting the team to develop and deliver their projects, building relationships with key stakeholders and reporting to commissioners.

Sifa

Sifa

Finance Manager

Sifa manages the Trust’s finances including audits, financial and management accounts and to keep accurate and up to date records of the Trust’s financial activities. Advising the Board of Trustees and Chief Executive on financial performance and provide advice to assist the development of the Trust.

Jason

Jason

Communications Officer

Jason is the Communications Officer a role that sees him overseeing both the Internal and External Communications of the Organisation. From creating Newsletters to managing Social Media platforms, Jason ensures Working Well Trust’s message is being heard across all channels.

Working Well Trust Tower Hamlets

Claire

Claire

IPS Employment Service Manager

Claire is the Service Manager of the IPS Tower Hamlets team. The IPS team provide employment support for people with mental health conditions, accessing secondary mental health care in Tower Hamlets. Claire supports the team to ensure the clients they work with are assisted into paid employment and receive in-work support when starting their position.

Jade

Jade

Employment Specialist

Paulina

Paulina

Employment Specialist

Paulina is an employment specialist within the Bow & Poplar Community Mental Health Team. She supports clients who are experiencing a wide range of mental health conditions into long-term and enriching employment. This support furthers client’s confidence in their own capabilities and resilience when entering employment.

Maria

Maria

Employment Specialist

Maria is an IPS Employment Specialist based in the Isle of Dogs Neighbourhood Mental Health Team. Working with clients who have and/or are experiencing mental health difficulties, supporting their recovery and well-being through employment. Their work involves helping clients from their career choices to writing CVs, cover letters, applications and interview preparation. This can extend to In-work support once clients have secured employment. Maria also engages with employers to broker job opportunities, support both employer and client in their professional relationship and provide them with information and advice around mental health in the workplace.

Colin

Colin

Employment Specialist

Colin is an Employment Specialist based with the Community Mental Health Team in Bethnal Green, supporting people to find and maintain meaningful paid employment following the IPS model. Colin works to build ongoing relationships with local businesses, as well as working closely with the CMHT, focussing on the individual’s strengths and interests to support them into work in an area that best fits for them, and further support to help maintain once started.

Ella

Ella

Employment Specialist

Ella is an Employment Specialist within the IPS Tower Hamlets team. She is co-located within the NHS Stepney and Wapping Neighbourhood Mental Health Team and works one-to-one with clients who are accessing secondary mental health services to support them into sustainable paid employment and offer them in-work support when starting their role.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Employment Specialist

Jamie

Jamie

Employment Specialist

Jamie is an IPS Employment Specialist based within the Isle of Dogs Community Health Team and apart of the WWT Tower Hamlets team. Jamie provides employment support to clients with mental health conditions accessing secondary mental health care services in Isle of Dogs. This including support throughout the front end of job searching processes and then providing ongoing support during employment to allow the client to sustain the role to gain the ultimate benefits of employment.

Joseph

Joseph

Employment Specialist

Joseph is an Employment specialist working within the Bethnal Green mental health team. I support/assist clients who have been diagnosed with mental health conditions into meaningful paid employment by empowering them and equipping them with the skills and knowledge to work. I also provide in work support for my client to help them maintain they role.

Working Well Trust Enfield

Charlotte

Charlotte

Enfield Service Manager

As the Service Manager, Charlotte oversees Working Well Trust’s IPS Services in Enfield. These are the Enfield IPS team, who support people in Secondary mental health services to find employment, and the Thrive into Work service, working with clients in a primary care setting who have a physical or mental health condition.” 

Stephanie

Stephanie

Employment Specialist

Stephanie is a IPS Employment Specialist at the Early Invention Service in Enfield under Working Well Trust. Stephanie supports people who have experienced mental health conditions find employment and live successful lives.

Chloe

Chloe

Employment Specialist

As a previous service user, Chloe utilises lived experience to help support people in secondary mental health services to find employment through Working Well Trust’s IPS approach. Chloe works under the South Locality Enfield team, alongside the NHS core community mental health team. 

Muniza

Muniza

Employment Specialist

With a background as both a Peer Support Worker and Peer Employment Coach, Muniza is an IPS Employment Specialist based in Enfield. Muniza supports people who are affected by mental health, take strides back into employment by identifying their skills and aspirations.’

Alexandra

Alexandra

Employment Specialist

Alexandra is the Enfield IPS Team Lead, having started off as an Employment Specialist within Working Well Trust. Alexandra works with the Enfield team, who support clients to find meaningful employment that enhances their wellbeing.

Leigh

Leigh

Employment Specialist

Leigh is the newest Employment Specialist in Enfield. She has an extensive background in Community Care and Mental Health. Her compassionate approach and deep understanding of mental health complexities gives her the skills needed to support our clients back into employment.

Thrive Into Work Enfield Service

Jane

Jane

Team Lead- Thrive Into Work

Jane leads one of the Thrive into Work sub teams. The service supports clients with physical and/or mental health conditions in primary care in Enfield to secure and sustain employment. Her role includes supporting the team with service delivery, and building relationships with stakeholders to develop referral pathways, and establish collaborative partnerships.

Nat

Nat

Team Lead- Thrive into Work Service

Nat is one of the Team Leads for the primary care IPS service Thrive Into Work, based in Enfield. He supports a team of 6 employment specialists to support clients in finding sustainable work, as well as building connections with Enfield services and organisations to expand the range of people we support. Don’t ask him about running unless you have 30minutes and a lot of patience.

Daniele

Daniele

Team Administrator

Daniele is the administrator for the Thrive into Work team. Playing a key role in the new primary care Individual Placement and Support (IPS) by supporting the team of employment workers and Team Leads to ensure the data management of records are up to date, consistent and easily accessible for reporting by building collaborative partnerships within team.

Tae

Tae

Employment Specialist

Tae is an Employment Specialist, helping people in the borough of Enfield to find a job. She is co-located at the Palmers Green job centre every other week, offering personalised support and resources for job seekers.

Jolita

Jolita

Employment Specialist

Jolita is an Employment Specialist at the Enfield Thrive into Work team. She is dedicated to helping individuals achieve fulfilling employment, firmly believing that work and well-being go hand in hand.

Jack

Jack

Employment Specialist

Jack is an employment specialist on the Thrive Into Work Enfield team. He delivers a person-centred service to clients from a diverse array of backgrounds

Sumaiya

Sumaiya

Employment Specialist

Temilola

Temilola

Employment Specialist

Temilola is an employment specialist amongst the Thrive into Work team based in Enfield. She offers personalised support to those with physical and/or mental health conditions to gain and sustain employment.

Ben

Ben

Employment Specialist

Ben has been an employment specialist with Thrive into work Enfield since November 2023. He has a background in youth and community work . He does a fortnightly drop-in session at Enable – The Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation service in Edmonton and is working to set up referral pathways for people on the waiting list for ADHD diagnosis.

Ella

Ella

Employment Specialist

Ella is an Employment Specialist for the Enfield Thrive into Work Team. She supports a range of clients to find long-lasting, meaningful, and rewarding employment that contributes towards their recovery journey and well-being

Emma

Emma

Employment Specialist

Emma is an IPS Employment Specialist for the Thrive Into Work Enfield Service, supporting clients to find meaningful employment that enhances their wellbeing. She is co-located at the Enfield Jobcentre every other week, helping people within the borough with work & wellbeing-related matters. She offers dedicated, personalised guidance & advice, resources for individuals seeking work or to remain in/return to employment where they can feel fulfilled.

Toyin

Toyin

Employment Specialist

Toyin is an Employment Specialist in the Thrive Team, empowering clients into (and to maintain) roles that work with their preferences.

Working Well Trust Kingston

Rasha

Rasha

Kingston Team Lead

Rasha is the Team Lead for the Kingston Supported Employment Service. She supports the team alongside working directly with clients to support them to reach their employment goals.

Clem

Clem

Employment Support Worker

Clem is an employment support worker in the Kingston branch. He helps clients prepare their CVs and cover letters for job applications, as well as holding practice interviews to help clients be as ready as possible. He also helps clients to find volunteering or educational support to boost job opportunities and readiness. Clem can also work with employers to give guidance and support on maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce. Clem is also the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead at Working Well Trust and is developing a new polices around these issues to be implemented within the trust

Nishat

Nishat

Peer Support Worker

Nishat is our Peer Support Worker for the Kingston Team a role that sees them supporting autistic people to work towards their individual goals. Supporting our clients to take more control of their lives through gaining a greater understanding of their own wellbeing , supporting them in reducing feelings of isolation through building connections in the local community as well as gaining confidence by using their own direct lived experiences to work together with clients to identify their wellbeing goals and find the right resources and support for their needs. Nishat is also the Wellbeing Lead at Working Well Trust and is developing a new wellbeing policy to be implemented within the trust

In Work Support

Hassan

Hassan

In Work Service Lead

Hassan, is the service lead for the In-Work Service which aims to help clients to maintain employment as key enabler to supporting recovery and good mental health and also supporting employers to effectively support and manage staff impacted by mental health challenges by sharing and supporting the use of best practice guidance. The service lead involve managing and having overall oversight of the service to ensure its quality and effectiveness, line managing staff and supporting a caseload of clients and employers.

Chelsea

Chelsea

Employment Retention Specialist

UpSkill

Karen

Karen

Senior UpSkill Worker

Karen is the Senior UpSkill Worker and Service Lead. Upskill works closely with people to find opportunities in education, volunteering, social or employment related activities. The services work flexibly to support people looking to engage in community activities or gain new qualifications, skills experience or employment.

Sakina

Sakina

Peer Support Worker

Sakina is a Peer Support Worker at Working Well Trust, supporting clients by researching for great opportunities in the local area of Tower Hamlets or in areas that they would like, by looking for voluntary work, courses, and training that leads them to paid employment, or just helping them with upskilling, help with confidence building and so they can realise they have full potential in finding something supports their recovery.

Charly

Charly

Over 50s Upskill Worker

Charly is the Over 50s Peer Support Worker with Upskill. The over 50s Project supports older people living in Bow who wish to access courses, training, wellbeing activities, and volunteering. They support people to learn new skills which helps people in both their personal life and work. The Project aims to boost self-esteem, allow people to gain confidence, and improve their mental health.

Safwan

Safwan

UpSkill Worker

Safwan is an Upskill Worker at Working Well Trust. Roles and responsibilities include supporting service users find online training, courses and volunteering that can help them access paid employment. This also includes assisting clients with their CV and supporting statements, as well as enrolling them onto social or other employment related activities to promote positive mental and emotional health.

Business and Social Enterprises

Faisal

Faisal

Business Advisor

Faisal is the Business Advisor in Tower Hamlets. He provides support and guidance to clients wanting to explore self-employment, start a business or need help with developing their existing business. He also offers clients advice around funding opportunities, business planning, budgeting and networking.

Arif

Arif

Commercial Lead Worker

Arif is the Commercial Lead Worker at Sew and Support, and responsible for commercial work production including supervising commercial level clients. Sew and Support provides training and upskilling in sewing and textiles, allowing trainees grow in confidence, expertise and express their creativity.

Ninara

Ninara

BAME Peer Employment Coach

Ninara is the BAME Peer Employment Coach and her role involves developing new connections within the BAME community, supporting client’s progress towards finding and sustaining employment, working with employers to provide links to resources, networks, and opportunities within the local community and connecting client needs with our employment specialist service.

Angela

Angela

Trainer at Sew and Support

Angela is the Trainer at Sew and Support, training and supporting clients to learns new skills in textile and design. Sew and Support provides training and upskilling in sewing and textiles, allowing trainees grow in confidence, expertise and express their creativity.

Brett

Brett

Trainer and Head of Commercial Operations

Brett is the Trainer and Head of Commercial operations at Access Print and Design. Access combines commercial business and graphic design training. Through the enterprise, clients are able to take a unit based graphic design course and supported by Brett. Trainees are supported step by step to develop all the basic skills needed to progress onto more commercial projects.

Careers & volunteering

There are many opportunities for people from all walks of life to work and volunteer wat Working Well Trust.

For more information on current opportunities, follow the link.

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Careers & volunteering