Jobs

as an organisation keen to find and attract the right people we are always happy to receive speculative approaches.

We seek people with a can-do attitude, a passion for working in local communities and commitment to volunteering as a pathway to wellbeing.

Current Vacancies

 

Social Prescribing Link Worker (Mental Health)

 

Do you have experience providing information, support and empowering people with Mental ill Health take control of their health and wellbeing?

Lincolnshire is an early adaptor site for the NHS’s ambitious Community Mental Health Framework (2019-2022) and the Lincolnshire Transforming Community Mental Health Services.

 

As part of this exciting programme, we are looking to recruit four Social Prescribing Link Workers (Mental Health).

 

You must be able to ‘hit the ground running’ and be able to manage multiple priorities effectively within a fast-moving environment.

Operating as part of the newly expanded Integrated Community Mental Health Care service working alongside the Neighbourhood team. The roles will be an integral part of the four transformation sites across Lincolnshire located in Gainsborough, Lincoln South, Boston and Grantham.

 

These roles will support people with enduring and severe Mental ill Health connect to Social Prescribing across the four sites.

 

Social prescribing can help to strengthen community resilience and personal resilience and reduces health inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity, by increasing people’s active involvement with their local communities.

LCVS is looking to recruit four Social Prescriber Link Workers to cover the Grantham and Boston Projects (two in each team)

You will build trusting relationships with people at all levels, connect them to community groups and Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and services as well as work with partners to provide support to organisations involved in social prescribing.

You must be a good listener, have time for people and be committed to supporting local communities to care for each other.

You should have experience of working positively with people facing complex social and emotional challenges as well as have great interpersonal skills and ability to support people, community groups and local organisations.

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel this is the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  

Annual Leave entitlement 25 days per year + Bank Holidays pro rota. Plus 3 additional leave days to be taken between Christmas and New Year.

 

This is a permanent Full-time post funded via the Mental Health Transformation Project.

 

Please note: application packs for Grantham and Boston can be downloaded from www.lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

 

LCVS applications should be submitted to: estasiggs@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

 

Closing date: 23:59 on 2/2/2020.           

 

Interview dates: 13th and or 14th February 2020

 

 

 

Part Time Social Prescribing Lead (Mental Health)

 

Do you have experience leading a dynamic team of Social Prescribing Link Workers (Mental Health)?

Lincolnshire is an early adaptor site for the NHS’s ambitious Community Mental Health Framework (2019-2022) and the Lincolnshire Transforming Community Mental Health Services.

 

As part of this exciting programme, we are looking to recruit a part time lead for our new Social Prescribing Mental Health team.

 

The post holder will be the senior officer within the LCVS Senior Management team and strategic lead for local integrated working within LCVS and will lead a small team of Mental Health Social Prescribing Link Workers.

 

The Link Worker team will be supporting people who have severe and enduring Mental ill Health, connect to Social Prescribing across Lincolnshire.

 

You will work closely with primary and social care services to support person-centred integrated care navigation, develop social prescribing referral pathways and build stronger better-connected local community networks.

 

You must be able to ‘hit the ground running’ and be able to manage multiple priorities effectively within a fast-moving environment.

Social prescribing can help to strengthen community resilience and personal resilience and reduces health inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity, by increasing people’s active involvement with their local communities.

The post holder will work within the third sector and alongside colleagues from health and social care in a vital developmental role.  The purpose is to develop systems that support and enable the enable Integrated Community Mental Health Team working and ensure that social prescribing processes are smooth and consistent. 

 

You will build trusting relationships with people at all levels, connect them to community groups and Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and services as well as work with partners to provide support to organisations involved in social prescribing.

If you have extensive senior level experience in delivery of person-centred services in a health, social or community setting; previous experience of supporting people with Mental ill Health and experience of managing paid staff and working with volunteers, we would love to hear from you.

Annual Leave entitlement 25 days per year + Bank Holidays pro rota. Plus 3 additional leave days to be taken between Christmas and New Year.

 

This is a part -time (18.5 hours) permanent funded post via the Mental Health Transformation Project.

 

Please note: application packs can be downloaded from www.lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

 

LCVS applications should be submitted to: estasiggs@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

 

Closing date: 23:59 on 2/2/2020.           

 

Interview dates: 13th and or 14th February 2020

LCVS is a vibrant organisation with a strong commitment to supporting volunteering and enabling local community organisations to thrive in South and East Lincolnshire. What we do makes a huge difference to many people’s lives and builds strong confident community organisations. By knowing the local area and local needs, LCVS is best placed to help frontline organisations to:

 

  • attract funding
  • operate good governance
  • recruit and manage volunteers
  • influence public service commissioning
  • network with local community groups, statutory bodies, local employers and partners
  • simply know what’s going on and disseminate knowledge at a local level

If you have a positive approach, good communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of volunteering and local community issues and sound knowledge of volunteer management, good governance and related best practice, you’re the kind of person we like to work with.

Speculative emails and CVs can be emailed to LCVS Executive Officer Esta Siggs at: esta.s@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

Please do not expect a reply as we will only get in touch if we have an imminent vacancy that may suit you.

Please note, an application form will need to be completed should a relevant vacancy arise.

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