The Community Link Worker (CLW) programme is delivered in partnership with Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (EVOC), GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.
The postholder will be employed by the Health Agency as part of their community health initiative which aims to improve health and wellbeing of people living in the South West of Edinburgh. They will be expected to work alongside The Health Agency team and work in partnership with the Wester Hailes Medical Practice.
The post holder will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of GP practice populations living in Wester Hailes.
They will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, to overcome any barriers to addressing these and to link them to local and national support services and activities. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practices and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.
We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds
Closing date: Monday the 10th of October 2022
Interview date: TBC
To apply for this role, please download the documents below.
Please complete and return the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form (optional) by email to Rossiwesterhaven@thehealthagency.org.uk
We are committed to equality in all aspects of our operation.
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