This vacancy has now closed

Social Prescriber

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Voluntary Action Angus, 5-7 The Cross, Forfar DD8 1BX
  • Closing 19th July 2022


  • Advertised from 29th June 2022
  • Hours of work 35 hours per week

Role

To deliver social prescribing in localities in Angus taking additional responsibility for connecting with wider VAA Locality workers third sector and strategic partner opportunities and connecting GP practices with community based opportunities which help improve wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will involve supporting personal options and choice for patients to help improve wellbeing , referring patients to comprehensive social care services, taking referrals and ensuring that you target groups and communities most in need and helping them to live a healthier, happier life.

This is a very stimulating role that will allow you to work with a wide range of people such as GP’s Statutory partners such as Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), Community Planning Partnership (CPP) and voluntary organisations and will also include patients with:

  • one or more long-term conditions in need of support with improving mental well being
  • who may endure loneliness or isolation
  • experience poverty and inequalities which may be a determinant to poor health.
  • have concerns about drug and alcohol issues
  • who have complex social needs which affect their well-being

Application notes

For an application pack, please contact Katrina Taylor katrina@voluntaryactionangus.org.uk.

Closing Date for this post is 19th July 2022

Voluntary Action Angus is a developing organisation, we are currently recruiting for three exciting new members to join our current growing team.

If you feel you would be suited to any of these posts please request an application pack from katrina@voluntaryactionangus.org.uk


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