35 hours per week (37fte)
Salary £21,189 (full-time-equivalent: £22,400)
Fixed-term contract until October 2021
About Crawley Community Action
Crawley Community Action is a charity which enables and supports volunteers, volunteer groups and charities in and around Crawley. We advocate for the voluntary and community sector with local government and other statutory authorities.
About Social Prescribing in Crawley
Managed by Crawley Community Action, social prescribing in Crawley sets out to improve the health and wellbeing of local people by supporting them to connect with community support and activities. We employ Social Prescriber Link Workers who support people referred by their GP Practice or Adult Social Care to access services, groups and activities that meet their social, emotional and practical needs.
Following a successful pilot in 2016/17, the Crawley and Horsham and Mid-Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group commissioned us to develop and expand ‘Prescription Plus’ across Crawley. The Project has been extended since then and we are now planning towards October 2020 when the service will align with West Sussex.
‘Prescription Plus’ aims to:
We are recruiting two Social Prescribers to join the team. The post-holders will be partnered with four GP surgeries in Crawley. They will be responsible for taking referrals, meeting and assessing patients, and supporting them to make positive changes to their lives by connecting them with community activities. You will be part of an expert team developing and expanding this project in Crawley.
Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that the post-holder has a full, clean driving licence and access to a fully insured vehicle.
Read the full Social Prescriber Job Description and if you would like to apply, please download and complete the following forms:
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01293 657000.
Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 27 March
Interviews: week commencing 6 April, 2020