Who does Employment support help?
The Employment Service is for people over 16 who experience mental health problems whilst under the care of their GP, and their carers.
It can support you if you want to find work or are struggling in your current job because of a mental health problem.
What support does Employment offer?
The Employment team offers a wide range of practical help, advice and coaching support. They can help to answer any questions you have about jobs or employment. Your dedicated Employment Adviser can help you:
- Find the right kind of work for you
- Return to work after a period of sick leave
- Stay in work and/or deal with workplace adjustments
- Know your employment rights
The Community Living Well employment service also supports you to learn a wide range of skills to help you get a job. These include:
- How to search for a job
- How to write a CV and cover letter
- How to fill in a job application form
- How to prepare for an interview
How to access Employment
You can refer yourself by contacting Community Living Well or completing the form on this website. Alternatively you can also ask your GP or other professional involved in your care to refer you to Community Living Well Employment. For our list of eligible GP practices please click here.
How to contact Employment
Tel: 020 3317 4200
Services are provided from:
- St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing
Exmoor Street, London, W10 6DZ (Transport Links)
- Violet Melchett Centre
30 Flood Walk, London, SW3 5RR (Transport Links)
- 15 Gertrude Street
London, SW10 0JN
Our advisers may also be able to meet you in other locations in the borough.
How we can help
Help to access talking therapies or counselling sessions
Mother Tongue Counselling
Help to access counselling sessions in Arabic and Farsi languages
Primary Care Liaison Team
Help to access support from specialist mental health nurses
Help to find and access the right support and services
Help from others who use their experience to help one another
Help to look for or stay in work
Resources to help you on your recovery journey
An approach to health and wellbeing which helps you to keep yourself well