Employment Services, Individual Placement and Support Employment Specialists

If you are considering a return to work we can help and support you with this. You will work with a dedicated employment specialist to help you to consider what sort of employment would be right for you, help create an Action Plan and provide practical support such as:

  • help to create CV’s and cover letters
  • interview advice, tips and practice
  • job searching and application advice
  • contact and engage with employers on your behalf
  • support you access benefits advice

EPUT directly provide the service in North East and Mid Essex. We work in partnership with the charity Employ-Ability who provide the service in West and South East , South Essex and Southend on our behalf.

We are recognised as a National Centre of Excellence for the delivery of , Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Services

Where service is based

Our team operates throughout Essex from community offices in the following areas;

  • Clacton (satellite cover to Harwich)
  • Colchester; Chelmsford (satellite cover to Maldon)
  • Braintree
  • Halstead
  • Harlow
  • Epping
  • Loughton
  • Uttlesford
  • Castle Point
  • Rayleigh
  • Brentwood
  • Basildon

Hours of operation

The service is available Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 17:00

How to refer to the service

A referral can be made by your, care coordinator, psychiatrist, psychologist etc. Please speak to them and asked to be referred.

How to contact service

You can contact the team through your healthcare professional.

Exclusions from Service

We operate a ‘no exclusion criteria’ so anyone who would like support to find work or retain employment can be referred to the service.