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Social Prescribing Link Worker with Age UK Kensington and Chelsea

Closing Date: 
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 9am
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work
Salary: 
£26,000 + 3% matched pension contribution
Organisation: 
Age UK Kensington And Chelsea

Social Prescribing Link Worker

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.

There are three new Social Prescribing Link Worker posts available for people who 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.

A new North Kensington Social Prescribing Link Worker post will also be based across that area, supporting a new programme being funded by West London CCG. 

The Link Worker programme is a national initiative from NHS England and NHS Improvement, and Age UK are seeking individuals with a background or interest in health, care, public health or voluntary sector services.

Age UK are happy to discuss secondments from Third Sector organisations within Kensington and Chelsea. Please contact Lin Gillians, the Interim Service Manager: lgillians@aukc.org.uk.

Full training is provided.

Closing Date: 9am, Mon 2nd March 2020.

Interviews commencing week of 9th March 2020.

Application Form

Social Prescribing Link Worker Job Description

North Kensington Social Prescription Job Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please send completed applications to: recruitment@aukc.org.uk with subject line: ‘SP Link Worker’ or ‘North Ken SP Link Worker’, as applicable.