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Social Prescriber

Age UK East Sussex

Full-time

£24,861.20 pa (Paid)

SOCIAL PRESCRIBER – Lewes East Sussex

This is a full-time post though we would look at job sharing if appropriate. The position involves working in GP surgeries in the Lewes and Ringmer area.

Location: GP surgeries, Age UK offices and home working.
Salary: £13.66 per hour / £24,861.20 pa
Hours per week: 35 hours with 25 days annual leave
Contract: The current contract is until August 2022 with a strong likelihood of further extensions

Are you somebody who is:
• Knowledgable and understanding of the multiple issues which impact the health and wellbeing of adults with long term health problems.
• Able to work using your own initiative and as part of a multiple supportive team
• Able to multitask
• A great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, a respectful and motivational approach to vulnerable people

Do you have some or all of:
• Experience in person-centred planning in a health or social care setting
• Working one to one and holding a caseload
• Good understanding of multiple types of vulnerability
• Experience of researching information
• A full driving licence and daily access to a vehicle
• IT skills and confidence to learn multiple software systems

We are seeking to fill a Social Prescriber post and continue to develop and deliver a well established and excellent social prescribing service in partnership with local GP practices. The service supports patients to navigate their way around health, social care and voluntary sector services and access activities to improve wellbeing. You may lead and support a volunteer, who may on occasion be available to support a patient.
All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy.
For further details and an application pack about this exciting opportunity, please visit
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/eastsussex/job-vacancies/

Alternatively, you can contact the HR Team on 01273 476704 or email us on recruitment@ageukeastsussex.org.uk All fully completed applications must be received no later than 12am on the 11th October and interviews will be taking place on the 26th October

Registered Charity Number 1139470

Organisation Website:
Visit Age UK East Sussex website

Application Deadline:
11/10/2021 12:00 am

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