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Social Prescribing Link Worker

Dates: additional info: 
Candidates will be shortlisted on a rolling basis until all four vacancies are filled.
Hours: 
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work
Salary: 
£26,000 per annum + 3% matched pension contribution

Age United in partnership with Age UK Kensington and Chelsea is delighted to be working together with West London CCG and Kensington and Chelsea Social Council to offer local residents innovative support to address their wider health and social care needs.

They currently have four Social Prescribing Link Worker posts available for individuals who can demonstrate that they are passionate about connecting communities with the tailored support they need to live independent and healthier lives, based within Kensington and Chelsea’s new Primary Care Networks. Link Workers will provide connections between the GP and community services that can support residents to address their wider health and care needs.

The Link Worker programme is a national initiative from NHS England and NHS Improvement and we are seeking individuals with a background or interest in the following areas: mental health, care, public health and voluntary sector service. Experience of providing a service to a broad age range including younger people would be beneficial for this role.

Full training is provided.

They are happy to discuss secondments from Third Sector organisations within Kensington and Chelsea. If you would like to discuss the role with the hiring manager prior to applying, please email Zein Mbah at: ZMbah@aukc.org.uk to arrange.

Candidates will be shortlisted on a rolling basis until all four vacancies are filled.

To apply: Send your CV accompanied by a supporting statement which addresses the essential criteria in the person specification to: recruitment@aukc.org.uk  Subject: SPLW. Please note that CVs not accompanied by a supporting statement will not be considered.

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