Work to Recovery Birmingham and Solihull is a free, voluntary service, which aims to support people with mental health conditions to find and sustain paid employment. To be eligible for the programme, you must be:
The Birmingham & Solihull IPS Service is funded by Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board (ICB). We are pleased to announce that Work to Recovery has been awarded the new national Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Grow Quality Mark by IPS Grow and the Centre for Mental Health. You can find out more about the award here: Work to Recovery service awarded – Shaw Trust
Our team will work with you to help you find the right job fit and joining this service will not impact on your benefits. You can also opt out of the service at any time, if you feel it is not right for you.
Using the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model, a dedicated Shaw Trust Employment Specialist will work with you and your Health and Social Care Professional to provide you with a bespoke service tailored to your preferences and choices, and help you to identify employment goals and create a realistic employment plan.
Through your journey on the programme, you will be supported by the Employment Specialist, who will create a personalised approach with you to help you gain paid employment and then provide ongoing in-work support, also by looking at what adjustments and assistance you might need from an employer. This will enable your new job role to be successful, to develop you in work and enable you to maintain your health and wellbeing.
Once referred onto the programme, you will meet with one of our highly trained Employment Specialists who will:
For more information or to self-refer contact us:
To get started fill in a form and a member of our team will be in touch: