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
Talking therapy or counselling that can help you if you are feeling stressed, worried, anxious or low in mood
Mother Tongue Counselling
One-to-one counselling in Arabic and Farsi
Primary Care Liaison Team
Specialist nurse-led support and access to Primary Care Psychiatry
Advice and guidance on a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing and signposting to specialist support services
Groups, social events and activities bringing people together to support and learn from each other
Advice and guidance on looking for work, staying in work, and improving employability skills
Resources to help you on your recovery journey
Support and activities that help you to take care of your own mental, emotional and physical wellbeing