Charity registered in Scotland SC006065
The Community Link Worker programme is funded by EVOC & Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership to: Strengthen connections between GP Practices and the 3rd sector; Support people to live well through bridging the gap between community resources and primary care.
The post holder will be employed by Health All Round, a community health initiative which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the South West area of Edinburgh. They will be working in partnership with Springwell Medical Centre and Murrayfield Medical Practice.
Taking a person centred approach, the post holder will support patients referred by medical practice staff to: identify issues affecting their health & wellbeing; identify personal outcomes and priorities; overcome barriers to achieving goals; support access & engagement with local and national agencies & services.
Funding for this project has been provided by the Self Management Fund for Scotland administered on behalf of the Scottish Government by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) with support from the William Grant Foundation.
Your office base will be: 24 Westfield Avenue, Edinburgh, EH11 2QH but the majority of your work will be outdoors, within South West Edinburgh You may also work from home from time to time.
The aim of this post is to set up, manage and develop a new ‘Go for Green’ service to support and enable people who are vulnerable to poor health outcomes to access greenspace. We specifically aim to support people living with long term health conditions and people affected by poverty.
The post holder will be employed by Health All Round, a community health initiative which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the South West area of Edinburgh.
Taking a community development approach, the post holder will support local people to: identify personal outcomes and priorities; overcome barriers to achieving goals; support access & engagement with greenspace; facilitate peer support networks for long term health improvement.