Sefton CVS – Social Prescribing Link Worker

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Contract: March 2024 in the first instance.
Term: Full-time.
Salary: £26,484.
Hours per week: 35 hours.
Reporting to: Senior Social Prescriber.
Location: Southport and Formby.

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) is an independent registered charity with a borough-wide brief to assist and support voluntary, community and faith sector (VCF) activity across Sefton, Merseyside.

Job Purpose

The Social Prescribing Link Worker will be employed by Brighter Living Partnership, the role is part of their Social Prescribing team working across the Southport and Formby Primary Care Network area. The team is aligned to the Living Well Sefton (LWS) model which is co-ordinated by Sefton CVS.

The Link Worker will work holistically to support individuals to take control of their health and wellbeing based on a ‘what matters to me’ approach by connecting people to a broad range of community groups and services. The Link Worker will support people to increase their resilience and reduce the impact of health inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health such as debt, poor housing etc.

The Link Worker will also support existing VCF sector groups to be sustainable; identify gaps in services, and work with the Sefton CVS Group Development Team to develop new initiatives to meet local needs.

To read the full job description and to apply, please go to the Sefton CVS website.

Contact Details: adele.browne@seftoncvs.org.uk.

Deadline: 17 June 2022 at 5 pm.

Interviews: Friday 24 June 2022.

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