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NHS Employment Advisor - Basildon and Brentwood

Are you ready to embark on an incredible career opportunity with Vita Health Group? Are you looking to take the next step and develop your skills? Would you like to have the opportunity to grow and develop your skillset within a friendly, established team? If so, this role is perfect for you!

A bit about us…

Hello! We are Vita Health Group and have a great opportunity for an Employment Advisor to join our service. We have recently been recognised as being one of the UK’s best health care companies to work for, and we want you to become part of that! As a people–centred company, we are keen to develop individuals careers where their interests apply. So, if you’re looking to enhance your skill sets, progress your career or focus on your personal growth, please read on.

What you will do in the role…

We have an excellent opportunity in our Basildon and Brentwood NHS Talking Therapies service for an Employment Advisor. This is a key role providing support and advice to our service users to help them gain, return to or retain employment.

You will work closely with mental health clinicians and be supported by a team of experienced Employment Advisors and management to support you with the role.

You will have demonstrable experience of supporting people who are experiencing mental ill health.

Travel will be required to offices in Basildon or Brentwood two days a week.

This will be a rewarding role and a great opportunity to build on your experience and develop your career in a fast-growing company.

Don't miss out on this amazing chance to join Vita Health Group and embark on a fulfilling role filled with growth and the opportunity to improve people’s day to day lives. If you have these skills and attributes and would like to join us, we’d love to hear from you!

Skills and experience:

Essential:

  • Excellent coordination, planning and organisational skills.
  • IT literate - intermediate level minimum
  • Excellent customer service and inter-personal skills
  • GCSE English and Maths

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a healthcare environment
  • Experience of supporting people with mental health conditions into vocational/employment activities

Understanding of Talking Therapies and integrated care

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.  Now part of Spire Healthcare Group plc we have been providing physical and mental health services for over 30 years. We work in partnership with the NHS, are engaged by insurers and some of the UK’s largest corporate companies to support their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of Making People Better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. We are an award-winning employer recently recognised nationally as “Best Company to Work for” at the Health and Wellbeing Awards 2024.

This is also recognised by current employees – our most recent Employee Survey results showed the top 5 reasons to work here as being:

  • Supportive team and management
  • Positive work environment
  • Wellbeing and mental health support
  • Trust and respect
  • Autonomy and flexibility

We are keen to progress your skills and enable career development and provide regular Continued Professional Development opportunities including secondments, management training, a mentoring scheme, apprenticeships and regular events and webinars across a range of clinical disciplines.  In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view here: https://www.vitahealthgroup.co.uk/join-us/careers/

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is seeking to improve the diversity of its workforce.  We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.  For further information on our EDI commitments please view here: Vita Health Groups commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to being equitable and supporting the wellbeing of all employees.

  • We are a Mindful Employer
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Leader dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our Ethnicity Matters Scheme where all applicants for senior roles (£40,000+) from a minority ethnic group that meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview.
  • Our Gender Matters Scheme where all women applicants for senior roles (£60,000+) that meet the essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant.  
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer
  • Our sign up to the Employer with Heart Charter.  
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS). Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • Access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues including Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • An embedded “speaking up” culture facilitated by Freedom to Speak Up Guardians.
  • Treating transgender individuals with dignity and recognising the potential complications that may arise when taking references. We encourage applicants to contact HR at hr@vhg.co.uk to discuss or amend how we manage reference requests.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will facilitate.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check. 

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months. 

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

 

                  

                      

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