Social Prescribing Lead – Permanent, full time (37 hours per week)

NJC scale point 34 – £30,756 per annum

The employer will provide an allowance for personal pension.

25 days + bank holidays, plus 3 additional leave days to be taken between Christmas and the New Year.

 

The creation of integrated neighbourhood teams and self care networks is a flagship programme in Lincolnshire.  Key to success is local coordination and cross sector partnership aligned to Integrated Neighbourhood Team working.

The post holder will be the senior officer within the LCVS Healthy Living Team and strategic lead for local integrated working in Grantham, Spalding and Stamford.  They will lead a small team of Link Workers who 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.

Working within the third sector and alongside colleagues from health and social care in a vital developmental role, the post holder will help to develop systems that enable Neighbourhood Team working and ensure that social prescribing processes are smooth and consistent.

The post holder will work with colleagues across the third sector and partner agencies to help community organisations identify and address their development needs and build the capacity of community resources to support self care and reduce isolation.

Requirements include a can-do attitude and a passion for working 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.

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