Social Prescribing Link Workers

Employment
Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Hours: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 - 12:00
Based: 
Middlesbrough
Fixed Salary
£25,346
Per Annum
Employer: 
Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind

Passionate people work here!

Are you ready to join an organisation that works hard to make a difference for local people?

Social Prescribing Link Workers

Location: Within GP Practices across Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar

We’re looking for a new team of special people to help us develop and deliver social prescribing in local GP Practices. Social prescribing is a way of helping people to address their health and wellbeing needs in a holistic way and it aims to support individuals to take greater control of their lives.

You will be responsible for ensuring the service supports patients to take control of their wellbeing and live happier, healthier lives by raising awareness and understanding, co-producing personal support plans, working closely with GP practice staff and developing strong connections in the community.

The job description and person specification will tell you more about this fantastic new role.

In return, we can offer you flexible working, a generous holiday allowance (34 days including Bank Holidays (FTE) when you start), free parking, company sick pay, training and development, high street discounts, pension scheme and access to well-being advice and support for you and your family.

“Working at M&S Mind I feel I have been totally blessed to work alongside such lovely and talented people who are passionate about what they do to help others. I have learnt so much, not only from all of the staff and other professionals I have come into contact with but also the 272 people I have worked with and supported.” Quote from a member of staff March 2019

Important Dates for the recruitment process

Open Information Sessions (30 minutes) - Tuesday 28th January - 5.30pm and Wednesday 29th January - 8am

These sessions will be an opportunity for you to find out more about the Social Prescribing Link Worker role, the organisation and the recruitment process. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions. The information sessions will be held at:

Community Hall, The Mind Centre, Lothian Road, Middlesbrough, TS42QX

To book your space please email Michelle.dawson@middlesbroughandstocktonmind.org.uk