Sefton CVS – Social Prescribing Link Worker

Salary: £26,484.31.
Seaforth and Litherland PCN.
Full-time post at 35 hours per week.
Fixed term: Expected until March 2024.
Accountable to: 
Sefton CVS Line Manager.

The Social Prescribing Link Worker will be employed by Sefton CVS and will work as part of one team, with 15 other Link Workers across 2 host organisations, providing a social prescribing service to GP practices, aligned to the Living Well Sefton model.

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 access the full job description, person specification and other related documents, please click here.

Deadline: 5 pm on Monday 21 February 2022.

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