UK Social Prescribing Link Worker Network
Our Knowledge & Resources Library is where members will find useful resources & templates to demonstrate competence, increase professionalism, identify development opportunities and tools to excel . Feel free to log in to browse through the Knowledge Library to level up your success for high-quality Social Prescribing.
Code of Practice
As a member of the National Association of Link Workers, Link Workers and employers are expected to comply with the standards of professional conduct and practice as set out in our Code of Practice. The codes have been produced from the ground up to guide Link Workers and their employers. It is non-model specific which increases consistency in professional practice, ensures professional competence and public confidence.
Continuing Professional Development Guidance
NALW recognizes professionalism through continuous learning. We have built a learning syllabus that endorses quality progression of all our members through support and tools to achieve career and social prescribing success.
The learning syllabus is a valuable reference tool and checklist to enable Link Workers and Employers succeed. The syllabus is essential for:
To help build a professional career, enhance prospects, determine continuing professional development needs.
Employers and Managers
Aid recruitment, training, retention, career planning. Determine Link Workers continuing professional development needs.
Reports & research
As a learning organisation, we facilitate shared learning, co-production and continuous improvement. We also carry out and collaborate on research to inform policy and practice.
Here are some case studies highlighting Social Prescribing Link Workers Impact (Pre and During Covid-19 Pandemic)