Employment Specialist

West Midlands

Employment Specialist

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: Scale 5: £23,294 - £26,355

Location: Staffordshire Area

Contract type: Fixed-term until 31.03.2020

Do you want to be part of a new and exciting service which is being set up within a well-established and successful regional charity?

ADS is a progressive 21st century addiction charity with a proactive, person-centred approach to building safer, stronger and healthier communities. We have spent over 40 years helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, diversifying into areas such as family support, employment and empowerment to ensure our service offer is reflective of wider health and wellbeing needs.

We’re looking for a small group of people to work as a dedicated team to deliver supported employment using the Individual Placement Support (IPS) model.

We are now actively recruiting for three Employment Specialists to work across Staffordshire.

About You:

  • You know about and have experience of delivering IPS, especially in the senior role
  • You have experience of helping people into work and talking to employers
  • You have great communication skills and can build relationships from the frontline up
  • You are confident in negotiation, recognising opportunities and making good decisions
  • You have excellent teamwork skills and work well within a target driven environment
  • You have strong written, verbal and organisation skills

This is a great career opportunity for anyone wishing to be at the forefront of a new venture. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment [at] adsolutions [dot] org [dot] uk

For more information please access the job description available on our website: http://www.adsolutions.org.uk/work-with-us

Closing Date: 1/02/2018