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Community Link Worker - Edinburgh

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,652
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th May 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd April 2022
  • 37.5hrs per week (part time / job share considered) pro rata. Contract: Fixed term - post currently funded to 31st March 2023 (likely to be extended

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Community Link Worker programme, funded by the Scottish Government. This innovative post is delivered by Carr Gomm in partnership with GP Practices, the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

We are looking to recruit a Community Link Worker who will work across Milton, Southfield and Durham Road Medical Practices in Craigmillar, an area of deprivation, to provide 1:1 person-centred and practical supports to people in contact with these GP practice populations. This post holder will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and well-being and link them to local, city and national activities and support services. You must have experience of working with people who are facing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges affecting people living in areas of deprivation in relation to living well, extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis as well as experience in networking and relationship building with other professionals and organisations.

Application notes

Closing Date: Monday 16th May - 9am

Interview date: Friday 27th May

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