Position: Social Prescribing Link Worker
Location: Birmingham – Based in GP Surgeries
Hours: Full and Part-time hours available
Contract: March 2024 (with possibility of extension)
Salary: £24,000 per annum pro rata
Benefits: The provision of workplace wellbeing support and activities, hybrid working where the role allows, flexible working and a range of family friendly policies and subsidised parking.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Midnight 19th November 2023
Interview Date: W/C 27th November
Social prescribing link workers will work as a key part of the primary care network (PCN) multi-disciplinary team. Social prescribing can help PCNs to strengthen community and personal resilience and reduce health and wellbeing inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity, by increasing people’s active involvement with their local communities. It particularly works for people with long term conditions (including support for mental health), for people who are lonely or isolated, or have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.