Graduate Job Podcast

Hello and welcome to the 86th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast where I am joined on the show by IPS Grow. IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support, and it is a NHS backed graduate scheme which is rapidly expanding and looking for graduates to join as Employment Specialists who will help to place people with mental illness in work. It’s a great graduate scheme encompassing a mix of social work, psychology, recruitment, where you will be making a real difference to people’s lives. In the episode we delve into what exactly IPS Grow is and what you will be doing on a day to day basis as an IPS Employment Specialist. We cover the application process in detail, how and when to apply, and what to expect at each stage of the process. We also explore top tips which will allow you to stand out from the crowd through the recruitment process. No matter where you are in your jobsearch, if you’ve never heard of IPS Grow, or are in the middle of the application process to them, this is an episode which you aren’t going to want to miss. Now the only link you need to remember form today is, as that has all of the links to everything which we discuss and a full transcript which you can download, so make sure you head on over there.

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  • What IPS Grow is
  • What you will be doing as an Employment Specialist
  • How IPS Grow are looking to rapidly expand the number of graduates they are taking on
  • How to apply and what to expect at each stage
  • The insider tips to stand out throughout the recruitment process
Direct download: GJP-86.mp3
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