This vacancy has now closed

Link Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Newmains Health Centre, Wishaw
  • Closing 6th December 2019

  • Advertised from 20th November 2019
  • 30 hours a week. Funded until Jan2021 Post may continue beyond initial period.


Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic?

Do you see every child has potential?

Are you committed to supporting children, young people and their parent/carers?

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support families through the assessment process and possible diagnosis of a neurodevelopmental condition. The role will be based within the Neurodevelopmental Service for Children and young people in Newmains Health Centre, Wishaw but you will also be expected to travel within North Lanarkshire and on occasion visit families in their own home.

Working within a multi-disciplinary team you will directly support families and empower them to make informed choices, access supports to improve wellbeing and be a valued member of their community.

You will have excellent people skills and have experience of working with or supporting families who have a child or young person with an additional support need.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service for a highly skilled individual. You will liaise with clinical colleagues and work with them as an integral part of a multi -disciplinary team, including Psychologists, speech and language therapists and psychiatrists. You will contribute to and support development of the link worker role and ensure a high quality of support within the Neurodevelopmental team and the wider community and voluntary sector.

Application notes

Closing Date – Friday 6th December

Interviews will take place week on Monday 16th December 2019

To apply, please submit a Completed application form and cover letter to marked as ‘CONFIDENTIAL LW Post

Our application pack, which is available here, includes further information re job description and person specification.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact

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VANL (SCIO) is registered as Scottish Charity no. SC041224