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Kirklees Employment Service
7 Northumberland Street
Opening HoursMon: 9am - 5pm
Tues: 9am - 5pm
Wed: 9am - 5pm
Thurs: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Who we are
Richmond Fellowship’s Kirklees Employment Service specialises in providing support for people living with or recovering from mental ill health to find paid employment, voluntary work, education and training or to retain their current employment.
What we do
Our employment service supports individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health; we support people on a one-to-one basis, and provide a person centred confidential, impartial advice and guidance to help people achieve their goals. Focusing on promoting positive well-being, building confidence and self-esteem to support towards accessing Education, Training, Volunteer, Employment or retaining current Employment.
Once referred, the individual will be allocated a specialist employment advisor who will work to agree positive and achievable goals with regular follow up meetings.
Other practical support includes help with job applications; CV preparation, Job searching and interview practice as well as access to workshops on confidence, self-esteem, wellbeing, and basic IT.
In addition, our workshops are delivered by volunteer Peer Mentors, people who have lived experience of mental health problems, and can support individuals on their recovery journey.
For more information on our service offer click here.
What's On Workshops April to June 2023
Kirklees Employment Service Newsletter Spring 2023
What's On Workshops April to June 2022
Kirklees Employment Service Newsletter Spring 2022
World Mental Health Day 2020 Resource
Kirklees Employment service Annual Report
Kirklees Employment service Commentary report April to June 2021
Ways to Wellbeing videos
Returning to Work or Back in the Community leaflet
Brain in Hand leaflet
What is Brain in Hand leaflet
Mental Health Week (Giving)
Working Together Better leaflet
Working Together Better (Covid-19 special) newsletter
The Three Stages of Pandemic Response
Resources for Families leaflet
Mental Health Z card