Salary £23,429 per annum, Sleaford-based

Voluntary Centre Services is a charitable company that delivers volunteering development and voluntary sector development support services across West Lincolnshire.

Voluntary Centre Services has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join a small team as a Social Prescribing Link Worker based in Sleaford.

The Social Prescribing Service, developed alongside the Integrated Neighbourhood Working (INW) programme provides a means of enabling primary care services and other health professionals to refer patients with social, emotional or practical needs to a range of local, non-clinical services.

The new team member will provide support to patients alongside our existing Social Prescribing Team in the South Lincoln Healthcare Primary Care Network (a group of GP practices in the southern part of Lincoln and the North Kesteven area).

Social Prescribing Link Workers are responsible for delivering a person-centred service, supporting people to improve their health and wellbeing by connecting them with services in their community. Link Workers are a vital community resource, responsible for patient engagement and developing effective working relationships with health care professionals and voluntary/community sector providers.

This role involves regulated activity and requires an Enhanced level DBS check.

Annual Leave entitlement 29 days per year.

Application pack:

Completed applications should be submitted via email to:

recruitment@voluntarycentreservices.org.uk

In case of any queries please contact Voluntary Centre Services on 01529 308450 or at The Old Mart, Church Lane, Sleaford, NG34 7DF

Closing date:             Monday 25th October 2021 at 9.00am

Interview date:        Friday 5th November 2021

Vacancy: Social Prescribing Link Worker (Full time – 35 hours per week)
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