PLUSS

Opportunities is a service that supports people with mental health issues to achieve their aspirations towards work.

We do this through a range of training, education and employment options tailored to individual needs. We provide coaching and support to help people improve their self-confidence on their journey into work. This may include:

  • 1:1 specialist employment support tailored to individual needs to achieve aspirations;
  • Peer Support;
  • Opportunities to learn new skills, personal growth and development;
  • Help with voluntary and paid employment;
  • Support for people to maintain their health and wellbeing in work;
  • Advice and information on employment, careers, learning and benefits.

Referrals to the Opportunities team can be made directly to Pluss by:

  • Medical professionals such as Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN’s), Recovery Coaches,
  • Occupational Therapists and GP’s.
  • Support Workers.
Service access criteria: 18+ GP located in Torbay and South hams or Teignbridge. Must be referred by a professional
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Key words - separate with a comma: mental health
Who can refer: Professional referrals only

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