Community Link Worker - Social Prescribing

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Application deadline: 
Monday, 26 April, 2021 - 09:00
Salary Scale
Per Annum
Cygnus Support

Up to full time 37.5 hrs per week (part time and job share considered) – Fixed-term for 3 years with potential for extension subject to funding.

£21,892 - £24,157 pa depending on experience.

We have a new and exciting opportunity for the right person to help make a difference to patients’ well-being across the Wansbeck Primary Care Network. This is a ‘social prescribing’ role and is part of the new innovative and evolving dynamic approach in delivering health and social care to patients in the region.

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate person to work with patients to empower them to take control of their health and wellbeing. Our Community Link Worker will give time to support patients to focus on ‘what matters to me’ and take a holistic approach, connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical, emotional, and social support.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be able to work independently and develop effective relationships with service providers, patients and colleagues in Cygnus Support and GP Practices in the Wansbeck Primary Care Network.

For more information about this role please ring Andy Watmough on 07956 177544 or email

For an application pack please email:

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th April at 9am

Interviews are planned for week commencing 3rd May. (only those shortlisted will be contacted).