Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to work within LPFT’s Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Team as a Mental Health Employment Specialist, working with service users in the Adult Community Division to help them to find paid and retain paid employment.


The post holder will provide Individual Placement and Support to a caseload of service users mainly in defined localities within Lincolnshire but cover for other geographical areas covered by the Trust may be required if the need arises.

This post requires both enthusiasm and a commitment towards supporting people with mental health conditions to access and retain paid employment. This includes working collaboratively with a wide range of employers and relevant agencies and partners from the statutory, voluntary and business sectors, internal and external to the Trust.

An understanding of the benefits of employment as part of the recovery process and a positive attitude to enabling service users to overcome barriers within employment, are essential. The post will involve working in the community and requires the ability to work autonomously, working closely with teams across the Trust’s Adult Community Division in Lincolnshire.

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