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Social Prescribing Link Worker

Southern Brooks is seeking an experienced and collaborative Social Prescribing Link Worker to join our inclusive and dedicated team, based in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire. This full-time 37hpw role offers a salary of £26,603 and the opportunity to be part of a positive and diverse workplace culture. 

As a Social Prescribing Link Worker, you will work closely with primary care teams to enable individuals to find the support they need in their community to manage their health and well-being. You will also enable people to have more control over their lives, develop skills and give their time to others through involvement in community groups. You will see people in their local GP practice and community venues and may visit people in their homes. 

In your first few weeks in this Link Worker job, you can expect to: 

  • Use motivational interviewing and other techniques to establish the needs of the individual 
  • Support individuals to address barriers to accessing services or maintaining independence 
  • Empower individuals to maximise their potential, producing action plans and facilitating follow-through 
  • Accompany individuals to community groups, activities and statutory services 
  • Effectively manage and prioritise a caseload of individuals offering 4-6 sessions depending on their needs 

To apply for this Link Worker role, you will need knowledge of and experience in client-working techniques such as motivational interviewing and active listening. This includes strength-based, trauma-aware and person-centred approaches. You will have experience of managing your own caseload, including supporting people who have complex issues affecting their health and wellbeing The ability to adhere to relevant legislation, good practice, and policies and procedures, including Child Protection, Safeguarding Adults, Health and Safety, Confidentiality, and Equality and Diversity is also essential. 

As a vital member of our team and in return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary of £26,603, excellent annual leave and sickness benefits, and will even give you the day off for your birthday! And you will join a passionate, inclusive, committed and welcoming workplace.

Apply and register your interest in this Social Prescribing Link Worker position in South Gloucestershire by 9am on Friday 14th June 2024. 

Please note, this role is due to start 15th July 2024.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Full-time role - 37 hours per week

£13.79 per hour

£26,603 per year

Fixed term to 31 March 2026

Southern Brooks are a community anchor charity building connections and providing support to strengthen individuals and communities in South Gloucestershire. We deliver high-quality community development and health and wellbeing services that support individuals and communities, helping people achieve what matters to them. Please get in touch with us today.