Social Prescribing Link Worker – Maternity Cover
Local Government Scale: SC6 SCP 18 to SCP 20 £29,543 to £30,615 pa inc
London Weighting plus 6% contributory pension. 35 hours per week. (7 months fixed term contract)
The Social Prescribing Link Worker will provide personalised support to individuals in one to one and group settings to take control of their health and wellbeing and help accessing timely care and community support services. Will be working closely with the Care Navigation and Social Prescribing Service and South Camden Primary Care GP Surgeries. Accurate record keeping and using IT systems is required. Through timely intervention and a holistic approach to care planning and care co-ordination, so GP appointments and residential placements will be reduced.
The successful candidate will come from an information/advice, social care or health background, must be computer literate, an excellent communicator and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Experience of person-centered care and of working with volunteers is desirable. It is important that a candidate promotes a culture that values, protects and uses information for the success of the organisation and benefit of its clients/patients. The ability to work confidently and effectively in a diverse, and sometimes challenging environment is essential.
The post is based in Camden and travel round the borough is required. Age UK Camden offers a contributory pension, and season ticket or bicycle loan facility.
For further details and an application form please visit our website. No CVs, no agencies please.
Closing date: 15th March 2021
Interview date: 22nd March 2021
Age UK Camden is an Equal Opportunities and London Living Wage Employer. Registered Charity No. 293446