Action Together
Oldham, Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
Contract, Temporary, 2 x 12-month fixed term + 1 x 6-month maternity cover, Full-time
Job description

Social Prescribing Link Workers - Oldham PCN

Salary: NJC scale point 19-22 £25,481 - £27,041 per annum

Hours:  36 per week

Contract: 2 x 12-month fixed term posts (with potential to extend) & 1 x 6-month maternity cover post

Location: Oldham (1 of 5 Primary Care Networks) and hybrid working

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 x3 Social Prescribing Link Workers to work in one of our Primary Care Networks in Oldham. The role involves working with people referred into the programme to support them to reach their personal wellbeing goals by accessing support and opportunities in the voluntary and community sector.

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

We are looking for…

  • Someone who understands that the solutions for many of the barriers people face to improving their wellbeing can be found within their community.
  • Someone with the skills, ability, and passion to help people connect with their community to improve their wellbeing.
  • Someone who is a skilled collaborator, able to link things up to get the best outcome, and able to proactively seek to develop their knowledge and skills, but who is confident in working alone and can manage a busy caseload.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on 1 August 2022

Please note, the successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and barring Service (DBS) check.

At Action Together we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to ensuring that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

Refreshed on: 17 July 2022
Closed date: 01 August 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker