This vacancy has now closed

Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,151 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 11th April 2021


  • Advertised from 26th March 2021
  • This a fixed term 9 month contract, working 22.5 hours per week. (Possible 12 month extension). Working pattern to be agreed.
  • REQ00539

Role

About the role

You will be based in Harbours GP , providing a specialist, person centred service to people who have health, social care or wellbeing needs within that geographical area.

The aim of the Link Worker is to support people to identify barriers to their overall wellbeing and link them with the appropriate tools, community support or agency to overcome these. This will be delivered using a Social Prescribing model.

The Link Worker role is three fold - patient facing, practice facing and community facing - developing connections between patients, practice staff and local community providers is crucial to the programme.

What we are looking for

If you have a passion for supporting individuals to make sustainable change, have a sound knowledge of the East Lothian area and the social, economic and other factors which may impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities, are qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent then we would love to hear from you.

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

For more information please email workwithus@wearewithyou.org.uk. Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.

For further details about working with us click here.

Application closing date 11/04/2021

Interviews will be held remotely, date TBC.