Charity registered in Scotland SC027773
The Health Agency is a community led organisation that over the years has demonstrated a successful record in delivering Social capital Outcomes within Wester Hailes and wider South West Edinburgh. It has been making a positive impact on the lives of local residents since it was established in its current form in 1999 and is a significant valued resource.
We are seeking to recruit a community link worker for maternity cover. The link worker will provide 1:1 person-centred support to patients of Wester Hailes Medical Practice referred by GP’s, whilst enabling people to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their own health and well-being.
Post holder must be qualified in a relevant degree – Community Learning and Development, Social work or health related field, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
The post holder must have a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation and have effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis.