Walsall Primary Care Network
We are recruiting social prescribers to support individuals to access the support of voluntary and community organisations and make social connections. The role, often referred to as social prescribing, will involve:
working with GPs and other health and care professionals to identify those who would benefit most from support within their local community,
supporting people to create their own wellbeing plan, focused on non-clinical aspects of mental and physical wellbeing, and supporting them to engage with local community activity to meet their needs and desires.
*Previous applicants need not apply.
** Please note that this advert may close early if suitable applicant/s are found.
*** This is a temporary position that is dependant on funding. Salary is dependant on experience.
Main duties of the job
The ideal candidate will:
have experience of working with people with complex social and health needs,
be committed to supporting individual decision making and a person-centred approach,
have experience of working with voluntary and community organisations.
The Walsall PCN Board currently employ a team of social prescribers to work across the borough. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to join our newly established and ever growing team, who are passionate about deliverying excellent patient care to the population.
To apply for this job please visit beta.jobs.nhs.uk.