Step On - Vocational Service
Step On - Vocational Services
Main contact number
0300 123 1535 (ext 2641)
Service based at
The Hope Centre
Upper Huntbach Street
ST1 2BX – click here to get directions from Google Maps
9 am - 5 pm - Monday to Friday
About the service
Step On supports people who have experienced mental health difficulties, but who are now ready to return to or look for paid employment. The team work with service users in Stoke-on-Trent involved with mental health services. It is made up of skilled employment specialists who provide advice and support on possible career opportunities, focusing on a person’s abilities and aspirations.
Step On employment specialists work closely with employers to identify job opportunities and to match suitably skilled candidates.
Employment is a key feature of social inclusion. A person in work enjoys better health and wellbeing and greater financial independence. They also contribute more to the community and to the local economy.
People must be referred for IPS through their care coordinator, and must be ready to look for work. Referral forms and information for clients are available below.