Kensington, Greater London
£26,000 per year + pension contribution
Permanent, Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Age United in partnership with Age UK Kensington and Chelsea is delighted to be working together with West London CCG and Kensington and Chelsea Social Council to offer local residents innovative support to address their wider health and social care needs.

We currently have a vacant Social Prescribing Link Worker post available. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about connecting communities with the tailored support they need to live independent and healthier lives, based within Kensington and Chelsea’s new Primary Care Networks. Link Workers provide connections between the GP and community services that can support residents to address their wider health and care needs.

The Link Worker programme is a national initiative from NHS England and NHS Improvement and we are seeking individuals with a background or interest in mental health, care, public health or voluntary sector services. Experience of providing a service to a broad age range including younger people would be beneficial for this role.

We are happy to discuss secondments from Third Sector organisations within Kensington and Chelsea. If you would like to discuss the role prior to applying, please visit our website for contact details.

Full training is provided.


We are recruiting for a number of roles, including Full Time and Part Time opportunities and on permanent and fixed term contracts. 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time), with occasional evening and weekend work

Salary: £26,000 per annum

How to apply

To apply please send your CV accompanied by a supporting statement which addresses the essential criteria in the person specification. 

Please note that CVs without a supporting statement will not be accepted.

Due to the volume of applications we will only be contacting successfully shortlisted candidates. Interviews will be held remotely on Microsoft Teams.

Applications should be sent to Recruitment at Age UK Kensington and Chelsea. Please see the 'Work For Us' section of our website for further details.

Application Instructions

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered

More about Age UK Kensington & Chelsea

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Refreshed on: 22 December 2021
Closed date: 06 January 2022
Job ref: SPLW
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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