Citizens Advice Wirral
Merseyside
£21,436 pro rata if applicable
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Social Prescribing Link Worker - 2 posts
1 full time @ 35 hours
1 part time @ 24.5 hours

We are looking for 2 Social Prescribing Link Workers to join our fantastic team working within Wallasey Wellbeing, Moreton and Meols and Healthier West Wirral Primary Care Networks.

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, this role takes a holistic approach to an individual's health and wellbeing, giving time and connecting people to the assets available to them.

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, 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: Monday 21st June 2021 12noon

(please note late submissions will not be considered)

Interviews: via virtual conferencing Tuesday 29th 2021

Posted on: 08 June 2021
Closed date: 21 June 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development