Employment Advisor

Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by Anonymous

Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Recruitment Consultancy
Immediate Start
£19.8k - £19.8k Annual
Full-Time
MHM is one of the UK's most innovative organisations working with people with complex needs. We have a dedicated and experienced staff team of over 350 people providing a comprehensive range of services which cover every aspect of individuals' lives, from employment and housing to community support and psychological services.

At MHM we help people achieve good mental and physical wellbeing and live life to the full.

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Employment Advisor (Ref: OX73)
37.5 hours per week
£19,782 per annum
Based: Oxfordshire

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to the principles of social inclusion, to work with adults with mental health needs. Working across Oxfordshire the post will work supporting people accessing primary and secondary care provision retain their job, liaising with employers and assisting people in finding and keeping paid work. You will source referrals from a variety of service providers, and promote the service across Oxfordshire.

Working as part of a team, you will work closely with mental health workers, partners and other agencies. You will have experience of working within employment and knowledge of employment rights and job retention is key. You will demonstrate an ability to prioritize caseload and have an understanding of the principles of the Equalities Act and how it relates to Employment Rights.

You will be educated to a minimum A Level Standard (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent), have awareness of/and or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues, particularly in accessing employment and will have the demonstrated skills and ability to help others identify and overcome barriers. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive and highly motivated attitude. This post will operate throughout in the Oxfordshire area.

For an informal discussion, please contact Craig Atkins on

In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate),child care voucher scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 21st December 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview

Reference: 599434372

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