Social Prescribing Link Worker

 

Recruiting Organisation: Crawley Community Action

Working hours: 37 hours a week
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Contract: Fixed term TBC
Location: Crawley

 

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. We’ve been supporting Crawley’s community and voluntary sector for over 60 years.

The Sussex Integrated Care Board (formerly West Sussex CCG) funded Social Prescribing service is a big part of our offer to the community, helping people to access the support that they need to improve their health and wellbeing. Social Prescribers help to reduce health inequalities by supporting people to unpick complex issues affecting their wellbeing and enabling them to have more control over their lives.

 

Job Overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and dynamic individual to join our team. Someone who is able to hit the ground running with the experience, creativity, confidence and drive to work with our clients. You will join our team of Social Prescribing link workers at Crawley Community Action as well as working in collaboration with social prescribers across Crawley.

As a Social Prescribing link worker, you will have good knowledge of health, social care, and voluntary services in the area and able to use this knowledge to coproduce personalised care plans for people you serve. You will be empathetic, enthusiastic, and committed to making a positive difference. You will have the ability to build an instant rapport with clients alongside a pragmatic and proactive attitude that enables people to achieve the goals that matter to them.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.

Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that the post-holder has a full, clean driving license and access to a fully insured vehicle. You will also be required to have a DBS check.

 

Please read Job Description and Person Specification – SP Link Worker – JD & PS

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jacqui Thatcher on 07719 103290.

 

To apply for this role, please complete the attached application form & Monitoring form and return to hr@crawleycommunityaction.org

Application Form – Application Form 2021

Monitoring Form – CCA Monitoring Form

 

 

Closing date for applications: 15 August 2022

 Interviews: week commencing 22 August 2022

 

 

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