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Employment Support Worker- Kingston Supported Employment Service

Employment Support Worker- Kingston Supported Employment Service

Closes: 27th May 2024
Location: Kingston supported employment services
Contract type: full-time

Job Description

Working Well is a mental health and employment charity in London. All of our projects share the aim of improving the lives of people with mental health, learning disabilities, neurodiversity, and/or complex issues through training and employment.   

We are recruiting a full-time Employment Support Worker for our supported employment team in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. This is a permanent role. The post holder will carry a caseload of clients who may have one or more support needs including:  

  • Learning Disabilities  
  • Autism 
  • Mental Health  

The focus of the role is to support clients to achieve their employment goals, engaging with employers and training providers to secure vocational outcomes in line with client preferences.  

Responsibilities

You will work closely with referring teams, providing a coordinated approach that always remains client led. You will also be in working to targets whilst maintaining a high-quality service.

We are operating a hybrid working model in our Kingston team, with a combination of working from home and in the community with a required 3 days per week spent in our Kingston office.

Staff benefits include an employer contribution to a personal or workplace pension equivalent to 6% of gross salary. 30 days annual leave plus paid public holidays.

Experience

Experience of employment support is not essential, it is more important that you share our commitment to supporting people to find the right job for them. Experience working with individuals affected by learning disabilities and autism would be beneficial. The successful candidate must be comfortable in approaching employers, persuading them to use our service, and working with them to recruit our clients to fill vacancies and sustain employment.

How To Apply

Working Well Trust is an equal opportunities and confident about disabilities employer (two ticks). Any reasonable adjustment requests to our recruitment process can be submitted in your cover form.
To apply please visit the job advert over at Charity Jobs (You can get there by clicking here)