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Make a difference in people’s lives as a Senior Employment Advisor.

Are you looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career that makes a positive impact on people’s mental health and well-being? Do you have a passion for helping people find and sustain employment that suits their needs and aspirations? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Senior Employment Advisor (SEA) to join and manage our new team to deliver personalised employment support across North East Essex.

This role is part of a new employment advice service that will work closely with Therapy for You clinicians who are providing psychological therapies to people with common mental health problems.

As the Senior Employment Advisor you will;

  • Manage and support a team of Employment Advisors (EAs) who offer a support service to clients with common mental health problems to help them gain, return to or retain employment.
  • Ensure EAs maintain appropriate clinical records and maintain outcome data as per service operational policy.
  • Be responsible for liaising and maintaining  good working relationships with local employers, trade unions, Job Centre Plus and other organisations forming the local labour market.  
  • Hold a reduced caseload, (if appropriate, size will be determined by workload) that is likely to consist of clients who have complex employment difficulties.   

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant area or equivalent experience in employment advice and/or mental health, and have an awareness and/or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues.

We are a real living wage employer and offer our staff a range of health, wellbeing, lifestyle and financial benefits to ensure that we fully support our employees. This includes:

  • 36 days holiday including 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time); Flexible/Agile working
  • Competitive pension; company sick pay based on length of service and a charity worker discount scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme; Annual wellbeing day and an extended lunch break each week
  • Expert supervision and peer support
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Training and development
  • Onsite parking at most locations

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.


Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Monday to Friday – 9am – 5pm


£27,560 per annum 


Fixed term contract until 31.03.2025


Colchester / Clacton


Download the Job Description and Person Specification


How to apply!

Please upload your CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can email it to us here.

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