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Social Prescribing Coordinator – East Grinstead at Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Social Prescribing Coordinator, 35 hours Linking clients to services in their community Monday to Friday Salary £19,692 actual (20,817 FTE) Based in East Grinstead Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove deliver a range of services and activities to meet vulnerable people’s needs. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience and enable people to flourish.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Primary Care Networks communities (PCN) throughout Horsham & Mid Sussex (formally Communities of Practice) and we are looking to recruit a Social Prescriber to cover the East Grinstead area. We are looking for and enthusiastic individual, who enjoys working with vulnerable people to enable them to adopt an independent lifestyle. You will need to be an organised person with good administration, observation and communication skills.

The Social prescriber will work within a multidisciplinary team supporting clients to navigate their way around Health, Social Care and Voluntary Sector Services to access community based solutions to improve their quality of life.

The role may include working with volunteers to provide clients with the information to identify solutions to their circumstances and bring about the changes necessary to improve their health, wellbeing. They will support the Senior Social Prescriber to run peer support groups.

This post requires you to have a full driving licence and use of a car.

At Age UK WSBH, we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:
• Flexible working options
• 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays
• Comprehensive, professional and personal development
• Employee Assistance Programme

If you want to have an informal chat about these posts please call Lucy Martin on 07563 382742 or Susan Brigstock-Parker on 07563382866

The closing date for applications for both posts is 11am 30th June 2020
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews W/C 13th July 2020

To apply please visit our website and download the application form
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/westsussex/about-age-uk-west-sussex/job-vacancies/
or email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk
Tel: 01903 731800

More info
Deadline for applications

30 Jun 2020

Salary

Monday to Friday Salary £19,692 actual (20,817 FTE)

Hours per week

35 hours

Categories

Support Work / Caring

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https://www.ageuk.org.uk/westsussex/about-us/work-for-us/job-vacancies/