Wellbeing Social Prescribing Link Worker x 2
Mole Valley (28 hrs per week) £18,928 per annum
Banstead (16 hrs per week) 10,816 per annum
We are looking for 2 committed and friendly individuals to join the Social Prescribing team. Social Prescribing involves signposting residents to social, recreational and non-medical support within the community which may help them to improve their health and wellbeing. The role will cover residents who are referred by their GP, other health care professional or social care practitioner. You will be required to meet with residents for one to one appointments to discuss local sources of support that may benefit them, on the telephone or face to face.
You will be responsible for the day to day coordination and delivery of the service, from receiving referrals, carrying out appointments, follow up assessments and completing all administration and monitoring. You will also be working closely with local GP Surgeries. To be successful in this role you will need to have a support or advice background and have an understanding of the needs relating to social isolation, low mood, physical activity, general health and wellbeing. You will be organised, able to work independently and manage your time well to ensure you are able to meet challenging workloads. You will need to be confident using computers and in completing notes and spreadsheets to manage the coordination of the service. You should be flexible to work variable hours to ensure the delivery of the service. The role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. If you would like to make a positive impact within the community then this role may be for you.
Closing date: 30th March 2020
Interviews to be held on 7th April 2020
Please email your application and equality and diversity monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org