OVERALL AIM OF THE ORGANISATION / SERVICE
A new collaborative approach between Rowan Alba and NHS Lothian to provide support to the NHS Lothian Alcohol Related Brain Damage Care Pathway. This focuses on care for individuals with Alcohol Related Brain Damage who frequently present in crisis at hospital and are not accessing community support. This post of Hospital Link Worker with lived experience of Alcohol Harm or ARBD will work with the Alcohol Nurses at the New Royal Infirmary to deliver information to provide immediate emotional and practical support to a caseload of individuals and increase engagement with community support via our volunteer befrienders on discharge from hospital. The main client outcomes being around health and social wellbeing, preventing future crisis and most importantly through developing healthy supportive relationships that act as a vehicle for positive self identified outcomes.
This project will help share knowledge to better empower individuals with ARBD to be in control of their diagnosis and understand their condition to manage their everyday lives and alcohol use.
OVERALL PURPOSES OF JOB
The link worker will;
Closing Date 15th October 2021
Interviews will be held: 25th October 2021
If you are interested in the post and would like to apply, please complete the application form and email it as a word document to Kirsten Shuttleworth on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, CVs will not be accepted.
If you have any questions regarding the post, please contact Tracey on 07715082427 or phone us on 0131 229 7554.
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG and reference check.