Social Prescribing Link Worker
Local Government Scale: SC6 SCP 18 to SCP 20 £28,752 to £29,796 pa inc
London Weighting plus 6% contributory pension. 35 hours per week. Fixed term to March 2021.
Closing Date: Tuesday 4th February 2020 9am
Interview Date: Tuesday 11th February 2020
The Social Prescribing Link Worker will assist in the support of those with long term conditions and their carers to access timely care and community support services. Close work with the Care Navigation and Social Prescribing Service Manager, GPs and the primary care network is required, as is accurate record keeping and using IT systems. Through timely intervention and care co-ordination, unnecessary hospital admissions, 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. AUC offers a contributory pension, and season ticket or bicycle loan facility.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.