Individual Placement and Support Laura- Employment Service Manager Project: IPS What I do: Provide support to individuals affected by mental health issues to find paid employment. I assist with pre-employment support such as CVs, cover letters and applications and I also Liaise with employers on behalf of clients to broker job opportunities. I provide support to individuals to retain their job once they are in work. I have been with Working Well Trust since September 2016 and got into the sector as I am passionate about supporting and promoting mental health and wellbeing, particularly in the workplace. I enjoy seeing the benefits that employment can have on a client's confidence and self-esteem and being an advocate for the value that they can bring to an organisation. Outside of work: Theatre, keeping fit and travelling. Emily- Senior Employment Specialist Project: IPS What I do: Outside of work: Angela- Employment Specialist [insert picture] Project: What I do: Outside of work: Minos - Employment Specialist & Equalities Lead Project: IPS What I do: Provide employment support to clients that are keen to find paid employment, develo p ongoing relationships with employers to ensure prospective vacancies, maintain close contact with the employment service and CMHT to support clients that may face difficulties transitioning to the workplace, remain critical and observant for upcoming employment opportunities. I joined the Trust in July 2018 and am enjoy supporting participants to improve their employability outcomes and opportunities. Outside of work: Cycling, fitness, reading, documentaries, following performing arts. Tazneen - Employment Specialist Project: IPS What I do: I support clients experiencing mental health issues work towards their goals in employment. I started working in February 2018, I chose to work in this field because I strongly believe in the Equality Act and that everyone has a right to work. I find an immense amount joy working together with clients to reach their goals. Outside of work: I enjoy spending time with friends and family. Karine- Employment Specialist & Industry Expert Co-ordinator [insert picture] Project: IPS What I do: Outside of work: Tori- Employment Specialist [insert picture] Project: IPS What I do: Outside of work: Charlotte- Employment Specialist [insert picture] Project: IPS What I do: Outside of work: Claire- Employment Specialist [insert picture] Project: IPS What I do: Outside of work: Murat - Peer Worker Project: IPS What I do: I share my lived in mental health experiences with other peers through 1-2-1 meetings and through the peer support meetings (which run every month). I also support peers with job, training and benefit applications. I also share experiences of disclosing my mental health to current / potential employers and on application forms. I have been working since Dec 2016. Since being a peer worker for the 1st time I have felt that my mental health has been a blessing rather then something to hide. Outside of work: Creative writing, listening to music, coffee, meeting friends and family, more coffee and coffee shops.