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Social Prescribing Link Worker

Job Reference: J180-A-17-169280

Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Durham Dales

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Primary Care Networks are groups of GP practices working together with a local community, providing better care for patients and developing new ways to meet the challenges facing the NHS.

Durham Dales Health Federation supports the networks in the Durham Dales locality to provide the best possible healthcare services.

Are you looking for an engaging, challenging and rewarding opportunity?

Are you a caring, motivated and dynamic healthcare professional?

Do you enjoy working directly with people, dealing with a variety of needs and challenges, as well as making a true difference to the lives of entire communities?

The networks have an excellent opportunity available for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team. Working within this team, you would have the opportunity to work alongside GP Practices and other health care professionals within the Durham Dales locality.

Previous experience of working within primary care is advantageous, but not essential.

DDHF are able to offer an NHS pension and offer a lease car scheme.

If this sounds like the next step in your career, please apply. For an informal discussion, please call our Social Prescribing Lead, Tracey Stores on 01388 665910.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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