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Finding and retaining a job when you have a mental health condition

26 Nov 2013The ideal of being work ready when you have a mental health condition is a tricky one, but it can be done.

As a mental health condition can’t be seen and cannot be tested without the stresses of work/home life becoming the day-to-day norm.

Your mental health may be stable and the stress of a new job or a conflict at work may lead to the pressure on the mental health condition.

Instead of things going from bad to worse, help and support should be available to you through post placement support provided by your specialised job agency and there may be instances where the place you work has a mental health policy.

In an article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4643800.stm, discussion of ‘Mental Health Concerns’, mid article could assist both employer and employee find a way forward.



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