WC1H, London (On-site)
£29,543 - £30,615 per year
Contract, 12 months fixed term contract, Full-time
Job description

Age UK Camden are a local independent charity, established in 1965, who have been supporting older people in Camden for more than 50 years.

We have grown to become one of the largest Age UK charities in London, helping over 15,000 older people each year through a range of services. There are currently over 30,000 people over 65 years living in Camden. Our role is to help those over 55 stay active, connected, independent and to empower them in later life. Some of our services are now open to those aged 18 years and above. 

The Camden Care Navigation and Social Prescribing service is looking to recruit a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join this vibrant team. Their work is supporting Camden adults, operating as a door to services and opportunities, matching people with appropriate support to manage their health and wellbeing.

The Social Prescribing Link Worker will provide personalised support to individuals in one to one and in group settings, to take control of their health and wellbeing and help accessing timely care and community support services.  Link worker will be working closely with Camden South PCN surgeries and with the Care Navigation and Social Prescribing Team at Age UK Camden.

The successful candidate will come from an information/advice, social care or health background, must be computer literate, with good IT skills, an excellent communicator and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  Experience of person-centred care and of working with volunteers is desirable.  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.

Closing date: (5pm) Monday, 31 January 2022

Interview date:  TBC

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: 12 months fixed term contract 

More about Age UK Camden

Age UK Camden is a voluntary organisation which exists to serve the interests of all older citizens of the London Borough of Camden, from all w... Read more

Refreshed on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Care Management