Employment

Wigan - Employment

Employment
Who can we help?
  • Age:18-65
  • Area:Lives in Borough of Wigan
  • Healthcare:Uses primary or secondary mental health services or identifies as having a mental health issue
  • Access:Self referral or Referral from CMHT, EIT and IAPT services
When can we help?

Employment – 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri (excl. Bank Holidays)

How can we help?

Wigan Vocational Service works one to one with people who identify as having a mental health issue or are accessing mental health services and who want to progress into employment.

Our advisors work closely with the individual to make sure they get the best advice and support to secure and maintain a job and offer ongoing support once in employment.

For those already in employment who may be experiencing difficulties we can offer support and advice.

Who can we help?

As well as taking self referrals we have trained vocational advisors working with the Early Intervention Team, Community Mental Health Teams and within the IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) Team.

For those already in employment who may be experiencing difficulties we can offer support and advice.

Our support includes:

  • Identifying what work would suit each individual
  • Developing employment skills and confidence
  • Accessing suitable education or training courses
  • Identifying suitable work based experience opportunities
  • C.V. writing skills
  • Job searching and filling in applications
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Accessing benefits advice
For more information please get in touch and contact us at:
employmentwigan@imaginementalhealth.org.uk