Citizens Advice Wirral
Merseyside
£21,016
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join our fantastic team to undertake a new role in partnership within adult mental health services. 

The role

This role empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing, focusing on ‘what matters to me’.  Working closely with the wider clinical team, these roles take a holistic approach to an individual's health and wellbeing, give time and connect people to the assets available to them.  This role will work specifically with people with a diagnosed mental health illness.

The Candidate

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the existing team, extending the current personalised care to a wider patient population.  The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to be a good listener, have time for people and be committed to supporting local communities to care for each other and reduce health inequalities. You should have experience of working positively with people facing complex social and emotional challenges in either a paid or voluntary capacity; inspiring trust, building confidence and motivating. You will have great interpersonal skills; be empathetic, resilient and be able to maintain effective working relationships with partners across the sectors.

For an application pack please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Interviews: via virtual conferencing w/c 8th March.

Posted on: 17 February 2021
Closed date: 03 March 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work