Phone: 079 125 80840 or 079 907 90918
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Address: Good Space, Floor 2, Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, NE1 6QE

What we do:

Newcastle Employment Matters is a Specialist Employment Support service that is personalised to suit your individual needs. We deliver employment support through a bespoke service model. Whatever your employment ambitions, we are here to help. Our aim is to provide you with all the support and guidance to help you into employment.

If you are interested in going to work and have support from secondary mental health services, you are eligible for specialist help. Even if you have not worked in years, we can help – IT’S NEVER TOO LATE! As you use this service, we will spend time with you on a one to one basis, and provide support for you through each step of your search for work. We provide:

  • Coaching to set personal employment goals, which we will regularly review together
  • Coaching with building/updating your CV
  • Coaching to carry out job searches and completing applications
  • Support when meeting employers
  • Regular contact time with your worker.
  • Support to receive benefits advice.
  • Coaching for interviews and interview techniques
  • Coaching to gain skills relevant to your chosen career.
  • Work Preparation sessions
  • Support to stay in work.

If you are ready for employment, but are unsure about your next steps and need help and support with choices available to you, then give us a call to start working towards your future.

You can watch this video to find out a little bit more about the service.

Who is this service for?

This service is open to anyone aged 18 years old or over who is living in (or registered with a GP in) Newcastle, who need help to find or stay in work due to mental health problems.

How to access the service

If you think this service could help you, you will need to be referred to the service by a health or social care professional. We accept referrals from people such as GPs, CPNs, Counsellors, Jobcentre Advisors, Community Mental Health Teams, and so on.

To make a referral, please call us on 07912580840 or 07990790918.