Employment Specialist

Job Category: Specialist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: South London Surrey
Salary: £26000 - £28000

Get Set for Making a Difference to People’s Lives

We support people to make positive changes in their lives. Our creative, tailored solutions improve people’s skills, and provide guidance, motivation and confidence, job opportunities, and training to help them progress towards a better future. Underpinned by our experienced team, effective processes, strong community presence and established employer and partner relationships, we help drive people and businesses forward to a better tomorrow.

Right now we are looking to recruit IPS Employment Specialists across the Surrey area.

You’ll take on the rewarding challenge of managing a caseload of 20 to 25 individuals, aiding them in navigating the hurdles to secure and sustain gainful employment. Employing the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model, you will deliver bespoke advice and build strategic partnerships with local businesses, ensuring our clients transition smoothly into meaningful employment. You’ll become an integral part of their recovery journey, advocating for improved health and wellbeing, all while embedded within the heart of primary care, community teams, and the broader network.

And don’t worry! If you have employment services experience but not specifically IPS then we can train you when you join us.

Every day with us is an opportunity to touch lives, inspire change, and contribute to a society where everyone gets a fair chance to shine.


  • Empower clients with personalised, practical support tailored to their employment aspirations.
  • Forge solid connections with local employers to uncover both visible and hidden job opportunities.
  • Ensure meticulous record-keeping and compliance through our CRM systems, upholding our standard of service excellence.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals and job centres to cultivate a strong referral network, enhancing client pathways to employment.
  • Advocate for our clients in the workplace, supporting them and their employers to navigate the return-to-work process successfully.


  • Individuals with a robust understanding of the barriers faced by those with health conditions.
  • Proactive, outcome-oriented professionals experienced in supporting diverse client needs.
  • Competent navigators of complex tasks, who can confidently influence and guide others towards positive results.
  • Team players equipped with exceptional communication, organisational, and relationship-building skills, ready to drive our mission forward.
  • People that are ready to learn and develop as and IPS Employment Specialist.


We’re here to support you as much as you support our clients. Our mission is clear: to empower, ignite opportunities, support resilience, and nurture career success for everyone.

Our workplace is dynamic, committed, encouraging, and empathetic. We believe in fostering an environment that is not just about professional growth but also personal well-being. As part of the Get Set UK team, you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries that appreciate your hard work and dedication.
  • Comprehensive pension schemes designed for your future security.
  • Healthcare packages that prioritise your well-being.
  • Gym memberships to support your physical health and mental clarity.
  • An inclusive employee forum where your voice is heard and valued.
  • Continuous training and development opportunities to help you grow and succeed.

We are proud to be part of a team that supports local people, across local communities. Our services are developed and delivered to a standard that sets us apart from the crowd!

Apply now to join our team.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and welcome all applications. Get Set UK is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, physical and mental disability, age, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, and any other protected status. Our aim is to support and maintain the physical and mental health of all people at work.

Get Set UK does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Get Set UK will consider these CVs as gifts and will not be responsible for any fees related to CVs received in this unsolicited manner.

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