Position: Social Prescribing Link Worker
Location: Wolverhampton WV2 4AN
Salary: £28,664 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
WVCA makes a positive difference for people in Wolverhampton by working together with the city’s vibrant communities to cultivate a thriving and inclusive city.
Liaising closely with GP practices in Wolverhampton, you will be supporting adults to tackle loneliness, isolation, anxiety, and/or depression by agreeing a range of non-medical interventions and activities to improve their health and wellbeing.
You will work 37 hours per week working flexibly to support the needs of the service users you are supporting.
Why should you apply?
- This is an exciting role that will enable you to make a real difference to the lives of people in Wolverhampton.
- You will have the opportunity to work within an empowering and supportive environment
- 29 annual days’ leave plus 8 bank holidays.
- Employer Contributory Pension scheme
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information. These along with an application pack can be found at: https://www.wvca.org.uk/2022/11/29/job-social-prescribing-link-worker/
For an informal discussion please contact Jenny Wallbank firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 07305 102340.
This post will require an Enhanced DBS for the Adults’ Workforce.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 12th December 2022
Interview date: Monday 19th December 2022 – applicants should be available to attend an interview on this date if shortlisted
WVCA values equality and diversity in its workforce and is committed to building a workforce that is reflective of the diverse communities of our city. We want to attract the best applications from people of all backgrounds and under-represented groups because we strongly believe in adding value through diversity, inclusion, and equality.
We are a Disability Confident- Committed employer, and guarantee an interview to all disabled candidates meeting the essential criteria for the post.
WVCA is committed to safeguarding all those we support, and as part of its safeguarding policies and procedures has embedded safer recruitment practices in all recruitment processes. This includes carrying out the relevant level of DBS check for this role (see job description for full details). We do not discriminate unfairly against any individual on the basis of a conviction or any other information revealed as a result of a DBS disclosure