This vacancy has now closed

Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th April 2019

  • Advertised from 9th April 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Temporary until 31 March 2020 - it is anticipated that further funding will extend the programme beyond this date.


The Community links worker programme is funded by Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership and delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

We are looking to recruit to the post of Community Link Worker who will work in Craigmillar Medical Group, a GP practice in an area of deprivation, as part of the practice team and will provide 1:1 person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. This post will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and well-being and link them to local and national support services and activities. You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation in relation to living well, and extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis and with organisations

For more information about the role please contact Liam in the HR team in 0131 659 4750

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to:

Closing Date: 10:00am, Monday 29th April 2019

Interview Date: Friday 10th May 2019