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 Community Liaison Officer

Full-time – fixed term 12 month contract
NJC scale point 24 – £22,911 per annum
The employer will provide an allowance for personal pension.
25 days + Bank holidays pro rata, plus 3 additional leave days to be taken between Christmas and the New Year.

The Social Prescribing Community Liaison Officer will play a pivotal role in a newly established team.  Working with both the social prescribing and area officer teams you will forge links with local VCSE organisations and neighbourhood level groups in relation to social prescribing.

You will research and map community groups across east and south/south-west Lincolnshire in relation to social prescribing, and work with the social prescribing and area officer teams to identify gaps and enable capacity building for organisations that support social prescribing referrals.

Requirements include a can-do attitude and a passion for working with frail and vulnerable people in local communities. You will have a positive approach, good communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of capacity building and volunteering as a pathway to wellbeing and sound knowledge of related best practice.  Experience of delivering training is desirable.  The post includes training and development opportunities.

Applications should be submitted by post to Esta Siggs at Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service, c/o Boston Borough Council Offices, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincs PE21 8QR or email to estasiggs@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

Closing date: 30th April 2019

Interview date: 10th May 2019

Social Prescribing Link Worker

30 hours per week (East Lindsey)
Fixed term 12 month contract
NJC scale point 15 – £22,911 per annum pro rata
The employer will provide an allowance for personal pension.
25 days + Bank holidays pro rata, plus 3 additional leave days to be taken between Christmas and the New Year.

 Integrated neighbourhood working and self-care is a flagship programme in Lincolnshire. Key to success is local coordination and cross sector partnership. This is a new and developing area of activity. The aim is to provide practical, community-based solutions to keep people healthier for longer and take some of the pressure of local GPs and health and care services.

The Social Prescribing Link Worker is a pivotal role in a newly established team.  The post holder will work within LCVS Healthy Living as part of a team of Link Workers.  You will work closely with GPs, health and care service providers to enable person-centred support, develop social prescribing referral pathways and build stronger better connected local community networks.

Working within the third sector and alongside colleagues from health and social care in a vital connecting role, the post holder will help the LCVS Social Prescribing Lead to develop systems that enable effective neighbourhood working, improve patient outcomes, reduce isolation and ensure that social prescribing processes are smooth, consistent and valued. 

Requirements include a can-do attitude and a passion for working with frail and vulnerable people in local communities. You will have a positive approach, good communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of capacity building and volunteering as a pathway to wellbeing and sound knowledge of related best practice.  Experience of delivering training is desirable.  The post includes training and development opportunities.

Applications should be submitted by post to Esta Siggs at Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service, c/o Boston Borough Council Offices, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincs PE21 8QR or email to estasiggs@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

Closing date: 30th April 2019

Interview dates:  15th May 2019

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.

You may like to view: LCVS News / LCVS About Us