General enquiries: 01925 401 720

Who we are:

The Warrington Employment Support Service is part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies team at Talking Matters in Warrington. We are a team of five Employment Advisors and one Senior Employment Advisor working with clients to help them Find, Remain or Return to work.

What we do:

Our employment support service hope to empower you to find a route back to employment that works for you. We will work with you to help you reach your employment goals as we understand that having a mental health problem can make life difficult, which then impacts on your employment or ability to find work.

We offer a range of different support including workshop support and one-to-one sessions with your Employment Advisor. The workshops we currently offer include; Confidence Building, Stress Management, How to Succeed at Interviews, Effective Communication for the Workplace and Managing Change in the Workplace.

We work on the basis of helping clients either find work opportunities, return to workplace or remain in work. This will be through tailored support to each individual client and can include;

  • Writing CV’s
  • Job searching and applications
  • Writing cover letters
  • Help with finding and applying for volunteering work and apprenticeships
  • Drop in service
  • Understanding reasonable adjustments and access to work requests
  • Provide you with relevant information to support you have conversations with your manager and/or union representative
  • Signposting to relevant organisations
  • Creating action plans for returning to work
  • Exploration of your skills and interests
  • Advice of how to talk about your mental health to employers
  • Supporting you to understand your rights under the Equality Act
  • Help with managing stress at work

Who is the service for?

Talking Matters Warrington Employment Support Service is available to anyone aged 16 or over who is currently accessing or waiting for psychological therapies at Talking Matters in Warrington.

How to access support:

To access our Employment Support Service call us on 01925 401 720 or speak to your therapist at Talking Matters Warrington for a referral.

Once you have been referred an advisor will then contact you to see how best we can support you.