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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2021.

Social Prescriber

Job Reference: J377-A-21-1902

Primary Care Careers
Aegros PCN
Salary depending on experience

About the Role   We have an exciting, new opportunity for a Social Prescriber to join our network of three surgeries forming Aegros PCN, Little Waltham & Great Notley Surgery, Hatfield Peverel & the Laurels and Douglas Grove Surgery.   Social prescribing empowers people to take control of their health and well-being through referral to non-medical ‘link workers’ who give time, focus on ‘what matters to me’ and take a holistic approach, connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.   The main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Working between surgeries providing personalised support to patients, their families and carers.
  •  Integrating across the team to ensure they are fully involved in the MDT.
  • Creating a personalised care plan according to the patient’s own priorities


About the Candidate   If you are a local community champion / social prescriber and want a new and exciting change in career, then we would love to hear from you.   You will need to have the following skills :
  • You will have experience of working within healthcare or the voluntary / community sector, supporting vulnerable groups;
  • Ideally you will have a Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification;
  • You will have strong listening and communication skills;
  • You will be familiar on local resources and services and how to access them;
  • You will be motivated by helping people, with care and empathy;
  • In delivering person-centered support in a non-judgmental way;
  • Experience of completing holistic person centered care planning assessments;
  • Understanding of the needs of small volunteer-led community groups and ability to support their development;
  • Commitment to collaborative working with all local agencies;
  • Experience and confident in the delivery of lifestyle change interventions.


About Us   For more information please feel free to get in touch. 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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