Job vacancies: Community Wellbeing Officers x2 (Link Workers)
Job Title: Community Wellbeing Officers x2 (Link Workers)
Salary: £23,000 (Permanent)
Hours: 36 hours per week
Office location: Halton
Responsible to: Services Manager
Closing Date: Midnight Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Wellbeing Enterprises (WE) is expanding its team and recruiting two new Community Wellbeing Officer (Link Worker) to work with both primary care network multi-disciplinary healthcare teams, providing 1:1 personalised support to people who self-refer or are referred to them.
These posts aim to help people to take control of their health and wellbeing by giving time to focus on ‘what matters to me’. The social prescribing link worker will build trusting relationships with people, create a shared personalised care and support plan and connect them to local, diverse and culturally appropriate community groups, voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations and services.
These roles helps people to work on their wider health and wellbeing, specifically addressing health access and outcomes and wider determinants of their health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity, as well as other lifestyle issues and low-level mental health concerns by increasing people’s active involvement with their local communities. This approach particularly helps people with long term conditions (including support for mental health), people who are lonely or isolated, or who have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.
How to apply
Please complete the job application form and equality and diversity form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight Wednesday 22nd June 2022
*The details contained within this job description reflect the content of the job at the date it was prepared. However, it is inevitable that, over time, the nature of the job may change. Existing duties may no longer be required and other duties may be gained without changing the general nature of the post or the level of responsibility entailed. Consequently, we will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult the post holder/s at the appropriate time.