Cambridgeshire Employment Services – Richmond Fellowship PeterboroughBack to Support
Richmond Fellowship is a national mental health charity. Their Peterborough Employment Service works with people with mental health challenges to find paid employment, voluntary work, education and training or to retain their current employment.
How to contact
Where to go
42 Park Rd
Peterborough PE1 2TG
Find out how the Richmond Fellowship can help with employment:
All of the Richmond Fellowship employment advisors are qualified to NVQ Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance.
They aim to work holistically and in partnership with their clients to help them find the work and training opportunities they want.
Each client is supported by an employment advisor who works with them to understand their aspirations and to design an action plan to achieve their employment and training goals. They also provide in-house OCR accredited IT training.
They can offer clients:
- Targeted job searches
- Writing CV’s, cover letters, online/paper applications
- Interview prep
- Advice on how to disclose mental health and gaps in employment
- In work support including attending disciplinary meetings
- Support for clients and their employers to facilitate a meaningful and sustainable return to work plan, including addressing reasonable adjustments and occupational health recommendations to manage your mental health in work
- Provide ongoing support when you return to work
Clients should be aged over 18, living in Peterborough, diagnosed with mental ill health (this includes stress, anxiety and depression) and motivated to engage with the services provided.
Autism and Asperger’s Employment support
They offer 1:1 support for people over 18, living with Autism or Asperger’s and mental ill health across Cambridgeshire. They can support you to find new employment or support you to manage work place situations to retain your employment.
You can self-refer. Referrals are also welcomed from any organisation in the area providing services to clients with a mental health diagnosis including secondary mental health services, GPs and primary care professionals, IAPT services, employers and Jobcentre Plus.
Appointments may be face to face in your local area, virtual or over the telephone.
Visit their website for more information.
Their support is free.