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Empowering residents with health conditions to reach their potential in the workplace.

Do you live with a physical and/or mental health condition? Access our specialist employment support service.

Our IPSPC (Individual Placement Support in Primary Care) programme provides personalised employment support to assist Hackney residents experiencing physical and/or mental health conditions into work. Whether you’ve had a break from work (sick leave, sabbatical, etc.) or you’ve not started working yet.

Who can access IPSPC support?

Hackney residents of working age with a physical or mental disability engaged in primary care services e.g. support from a GP. 

Our Service: To find and progress in work

  • Personalised one-to-one employment support
  • Help with CVs, job applications, and interview techniques
  • Access to ICT facilities and unique job opportunities  
  • Support explaining your health condition to employers
  • Tailored guidance on adjustments employers can make in the recruitment processes to meet your needs
  • Help to access benefits advice & discretionary funds
  • Access additional help from support organisations

Our Service: To support you to stay in work

  • Personalised in-work support
  • Help to resolve challenges in the workplace
  • Advice on managing your health condition in the workplace
  • Signposting to specialist provision

For more information please contact the IPSPC team:
T: 0208 356 5700 | E: ipspc@hackney.gov.uk

Page last reviewed: February 8, 2024

Do you need employment support?

If you need some employment guidance, you can sign up to talk with a personal employment advisor.

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