This vacancy has now closed

Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • To be confirmed
  • Edinburgh - Muirhouse
  • Closing 5th January 2022

  • Advertised from 14th December 2021
  • 35 hour per week post (job share may be considered). Salary – Dependent on experience plus 6% contribution to pension


Community Renewal is a social enterprise and registered charity that works to build community, improve quality of life and alleviate poverty by engaging individuals and families and supporting them to achieve sustainable employment, improved health and to become more involved in their community.

The Community Link Worker programme is funded by EVOC and Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership. The principle aim is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

The Community Link Worker (CLW) will be employed by Community Renewal Trust and initially work with Muirhouse Medical Practice but may work with other practices in the future.

The role of CLW is to provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of the GP practice population. They will support patients referred by medical practice staff to: Identify issues affecting their ability to live well; Identify personal outcomes and priorities; Provide support to overcome barriers to achieving personal goals; Link people to local and national services and agencies.

Application notes

Application via CV and covering letter

Closing date: Wednesday 5th January 2022 at 9am

Interviews will be held on Monday 10th January 2022, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

CV and Covering Letter should be sent via email to

For an informal chat please contact Sheila Thomson, Regional Director - East to arrange convenient time.