Service Care Solutions Ltd
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IPS Employment Specialist (Grade 7 SCP 12-17)

Individual Placement & Support Employment Specialist - Shropshire County Council

Department - Employment team - Social Care

Start Date - 06/11/2023

Location - Shrewsbury

Hours per week - 37 hours

Salary - £14.00 an hour


For people who need mental health support, getting back into work is a vital step on their recovery journey.

The evidence backs this up, but although 90% of people with severe mental illness want to work, only 8% of them are in paid employment.

That's why we're looking for people to join our team, to champion our mission and help people who need mental health support - your clients - get back into work.

  • Finding paid employment opportunities for jobseekers to ensure contract targets are met.

  • liaison with social care teams and external agencies across Shropshire

  • taking an active part in identified training and development and continuing personal and vocational development activities.

  • Building positive relationships with employing organisations and companies throughout Shropshire to generate new job vacancies.

  • Marketing individual jobseekers to employers and companies throughout Shropshire.

What is required?

Training in:

  • Mental Capacity Act

  • Mental health training

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

  • Human Rights Act training including Making Safeguarding Personal

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS:

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

  • Start: 06/11/2023
  • Duration: 3 months +
  • Rate: Up to £14.00 per hour
  • Location: Shrewsbury, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Richardson
  • Tel: 01772 208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-10-17 16:19:24 -

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