Employment Advisor

  • Job Reference: 00000223-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2018
  • Recruiter: TLA Group
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Salary: Framework Rate
  • Bonus/Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, Birthday off
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anita Martin
  • Email: anita@tlagroup.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01277 280202

Job Description


Desirable Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience of supporting people with Mental Health conditions into vocational/employment activities
  • Understanding of the employment needs barriers and difficulties faced by people with Mental Health conditions
  • Knowledge of evidence-based interventions to support people with common Mental Health conditions remain in, return to & gain work
  • Working knowledge of community resources
  • Knowledge of employment law and the Equality Act 2010.


  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assess individual strengths in relation to employment and to tailor support activities as required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team and foster good working relationships
  • Organisational skills and ability to prioritise and plan own caseload
  • Ability to negotiate with employers on behalf of participants
  • Ability to be flexible, open and creative in problem solving.