Social Prescribing Link Workers x 6

Location
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary
per annum
Posted
03 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council, working closely with GPs in Wolverhampton, are expanding the City’s successful Social Prescribing Service and are recruiting the following posts.

                          Social Prescribing Link Workers x 6

                  37 hours per week £26,250  (band 5 equivalent)

 

Based within GP practices in Wolverhampton, you will be working alongside people with long term conditions, low level mental health issues, or who are lonely and isolated; agreeing a range of non-medical interventions and activities to improve their health and well-being. You will have:

 

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An understanding of the health and social care environment.
  • Good knowledge of the Voluntary and Community sector.
  • An ability to support the development of community activities.
  • A real commitment to Social Prescribing as a way of improving health and well-being.

 

 

Please download an application pack from the WVSC website: www.wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk or contact Rebecca Walker on 01902 773761 or Recruitment@wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk

To discuss the post please contact Ian Darch on 01902 773761 or idarch@wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk 

Closing date for this post will be Tuesday 23rd July at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place w/c 5th August.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce, including applicants with additional language skills.

We have a strong commitment to safeguarding and use approved safer recruitment processes which include appropriate DBS checks.

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