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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/10/2020.

Community link Worker (Social Prescriber)

Job Reference: 887-EXT-3925HB

Employer:
External Practice
Department:
N/A
Location:
Berinsfield Health Centre, Fane Drive, Berinsfield
Salary:
Pay: £27, 534 pro-rata

An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Abingdon and District Primary Care Network covers Abingdon and surrounding villages as well as Clifton Hampden and Berinsfield.

The role will involve:

  • Creating a good understanding of local community and voluntary services and facilitating patients to access these services.
  • Taking referrals from members of the Primary Care Network team and working with them to create supportive community solutions for vulnerable patients.
  • Networking and enhancing relationships as well as keeping up to date on new services that may appear in the area.

 

The role requires a person with:

  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Enthusiasm and Positivity
  • Ability to use one’s initiative
  • Training and/or Experience working with Mental Health Issues is desirable but not essential

We will provide:

  • Clear Guidance re what is expected.
  • Happy and Safe environment to work in.
  • Strong Support in terms of delivering the role and Mentorship, if required.
  • An Element of Freedom to accommodate new and innovative solutions

Start Date: October /November 20





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