Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Saint Ives, Cambridgeshire
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£25,357 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Care Network Cambridgeshire are supporting various PCN’s in Cambridgeshire to recruit for Social Prescribers, posts are at a range of locations and are a mix of full and part time. Social prescribing empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing through referral to ‘link workers’ who give time, focus on ‘what matters to me’ and take a holistic approach to an individual’s health and wellbeing, connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support. Link workers also support existing groups to be accessible and sustainable and help people to start new community groups, working collaboratively with all local partners. Social prescribing link workers will work as a key part of the primary care network (PCN) multi-disciplinary team, helping PCNs to strengthen community and personal resilience and reducing health and wellbeing inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity, by increasing people’s active involvement with their local communities.When applying please state which PCN you are applying to, details are on the locations and hours document.

To apply for this role please read the full job description and person sepcification and apply by email with a full CV, covering letter and personal statement ensuring you address each point within the person specification.

Closing date – 11th of February 2020 (Midday)

Interviews – Week commencing the 24th of February and the 2nd of March 2020

Posted on: 21 January 2020
Closed date: 28 January 2020
Job ref: Social Prescribing Link Worker
Tags: Social Care/Development

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