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Top job! Employability Health Professional

  • Full time
  • £41,570
  • On site: Glasgow
  • Closing 17th June 2024

  • Advertised from 31st May 2024


Do you have a passion for helping people?

Do you have excellent communication?

Do you have the ability to drive high performing teams whilst ensuring a high-quality service, delivering excellent customer service to our clients?

Do you want to work for one of the best employability providers in Scotland?

Would you like to contribute to helping people with barriers to work find their dream job?

Then come and work for Enable Works.

Your role as Health Professional is to deliver person centred therapeutic support to participants with health/disability related barriers to employment, helping them progress towards and achieve well paid, sustainable employment aligned to their vocational goals.

ENABLE Works are the leading specialist provider of employability services for people who have barriers to work. We believe that every person in Scotland has the right to work in a job that is high quality and well paid.

Enable Works supports over 5500 people every year across 28 Local Authorities to learn skills for work.

We partner with thousands of employers to create inclusive cultures and improve the diversity of Scotland's workforce.

We are incredibly proud of our smart, capable, and motivated colleagues across Scotland and following a period of significant growth we are looking to grow our team.

We offer a generous salary, excellent benefits, and opportunities to develop and grow in your role.

We offer flexible working practices that promote a strong work/life balance so that when you are at work you can be the best version of you.

About You

We really need you to have these:

  • Education to Degree level or equivalent within a relevant field (social sciences, health sciences, psychology) or educated to Higher National Diploma level with experience within a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 1 year post qualification experience of working with participants with complex Bio-Psychosocial conditions.
  • Experience of working with people in a social work, community, primary care or hospital context.
  • A working understanding of vocational rehabilitation and the employability pipeline.
  • Knowledge of practical and forward-thinking recommendations that explore adjustments and support for individuals with health conditions looking to enter and/or return to the workplace.
  • Excellent communication and motivating skills.
  • Computer literacy including excellent keyboard skills and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills for interactions with participants and service providers.
  • Proven and well-developed interpersonal skills in working with individuals on a one to one and group setting.
  • The drive, energy and commitment to support people to obtain high-quality, well-paid jobs.
  • Comfortable working towards targets.
  • A natural, professional relationship builder.
  • A full driving licence.


Our vision is that every person in Scotland is able to access the support they need to find a high-quality job that pays them well and your drive and commitment to this job will help them get there. You will recognise each client’s individual skills and aspirations and will support them to overcome barriers to employment, helping them move closer to finding a job that they love.

As a qualified health professional, your role will be integral to the success of our participants moving forward into employment. You will possess the skills and abilities to engage our participants, offering them an understanding of how they can adapt and develop strategies to manage physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioural and social difficulties associated with their health condition, delivering improved health and wellbeing.

Engaging with referral partners, colleagues, employers and stakeholders to promote the work that we do, you will be a confident communicator, with excellent presentation skills. You will be representing Enable Works and our clients in everything you do so you will need a professional, can-do attitude. Our reputation is important to us.

We have high expectations for our clients and you will be given a workplan with targets. We support you throughout, but you need to be comfortable working towards them.

We would love it if you had these:

  • Appropriate post-graduate experience in mental health and / or physical conditions.
  • Membership of a Professional Body.
  • Membership of relevant specialist interest group.
  • Experience in clinical audit.
  • Documented evidence of CPD.
  • Experience of service development.
  • Knowledge of establishing, implementing and evaluating intervention programmes.
  • Understanding of relevant policy and legislation
  • Experience of working with ethnically diverse clients.

About Us

At Enable we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities.

We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:

  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme*
  • Season Ticket Loans*

Starting a career with Enable is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

*Terms and Conditions Apply

Enable is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

Application notes

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