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Thrive into Work

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Thrive into Work is a service in the Black Country that offers one-to-one support to anyone who experiences barriers to finding work because of their physical or mental health. This service is known as Individual Placement and Support (IPS). There are currently two organisations that provide this service. Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust delivers the service to people living in Dudley and Walsall. Prospects, part of Shaw Trust, who deliver the service to people in Wolverhampton, Sandwell and West Birmingham.

What are the benefits of joining Thrive into Work?

  • One-to-one support to suit your needs and employment goals.
  • Support from your health care team to help you manage any difficulties.
  • Advice on benefits to find out if being in work could increase your income.
  • Help with finding a job if you are not in paid employment.
  • Continued support once you have started in a job.
  • Help talking to your employer about your needs at work.
  • Regular and ongoing support online or by phone.

What are the joining requirements?

  • You are currently out of work, or at risk of leaving work due to sickness
  • You are aged 18 or over
  • You have problems finding work, or staying in a job, because of your health. This can be your physical health or your mental health.
  • You are registered with a GP in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Sandwell and West Birmingham