Social Prescribing Link Worker


Company : Epsom & Ewell Borough Council


Job Location : Epsom KT18, UK


Posted on : Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:55:49 GMT




Job Description :

We are looking for a committed and friendly individual to join the Community and Wellbeing Services team to support and lead on the delivery of Social Prescribing.

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. You will be required to meet with residents for one to one appointments to discuss local sources of support that may benefit them.

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 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. Benefits include: Entitlement to join the LG pension scheme, Non-contributory life assurance, Discounted use of the Rainbow Leisure Centre, Discounted membership to The Playhouse Theatre.

For further details and to apply please visit the careers page of Epsom and Ewell at www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/careers

Closing date: 16th February 2020

Interviews: 24th February 2020

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,916.00 to £24,210.00 /year

Experience:

  • social work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • long term care: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

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