Action Together - Social Prescribing Link Worker

Job Title: 
Social Prescribing Link Worker
Contract Type: 
Fixed-Term
Hours: 
36 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Salary: 
NJC scale 19-22 £25,481- £27,041
Location: 
Tameside
Recruitment Type: 
External
Deadline: 
Sunday, 17 January, 2021 - 00:00

Do you want to work for a dynamic, creative, fast-paced charity?

At Action Together we see the amazing things people achieve when they work together to make the lives of others better. If you share our values; believe it’s possible; strengthen others and be true, we’d love you to consider joining our team.

The Role

Action Together are recruiting a Social Prescribing Link Worker to work in one of our Primary Care Networks in Tameside. The role involves working with people referred into the programme, supporting them to reach their personal wellbeing goals by accessing support and opportunities in the voluntary and community sector

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have;

  • Experience of working with people to identify their strengths and to help them reach their aims
  • Experience of community based remote working 
  • Experience of developing successful working relationships with partners from other agencies
  • Experience of managing your own caseload and working autonomously
  • Understanding of the health and social care system and where social prescribing fits in
  • Working knowledge of safeguarding practices, information sharing and data protection

If you are looking for a new challenge and enjoy working in a varied role as part of a busy and dynamic team, making positive changes to the community in Tameside, then this could be the role for you.    

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check

For more information on the role and to apply please follow the recruitment link. 

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