Social Prescribing Link Worker (1.0 FTE)

Social Prescribing Link Worker (1.0 FTE)

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  • Sheffield
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £24,636 per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Places left:1

SheffFutures Sheffield Futures

Temporary 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 37 hours a week (1.0 FTE)
Salary: £24,636 per annum

Sheffield Futures is an independent charity, supporting young people and communities to achieve their full potential.

Sheffield Futures are delivering an innovative Young People’s Social Prescribing Service. This service aims to support young people with a wide range of health and wellbeing needs and to improve access to appropriate activities and emotional wellbeing support.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated individual to work as part of the Door43 health and wellbeing service at Sheffield Futures.

The Role

The post holder will implement and deliver a Young People’s Social Prescribing service, working alongside GP’s, Door43 and other primary care health professionals to identify, and engage with young people aged 13-25. The post holder will build a database of social prescription activities and co-develop bespoke support plans with young people to engage them in these social prescriptions, to ultimately improve wellbeing and young people’s independence and self-management. The role will be based in GP surgeries and community settings, with requirements to travel, therefore holding own drivers licence is desirable. Evidenced experience working with young people with emotional wellbeing issues, or in a health and social care setting is essential.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be Qualified to Level 3 or above in youth, health, social care, counselling or other related discipline. The candidate will also have experience of engaging and working with young people, excellent holistic assessment skills and experience of providing empowering support to young people to improve health, recovery and wellbeing outcomes.

A copy of the Job description can be found here.

Closing Date: Monday 28th September 2020, 9am

Interviews: Week Commencing 5th October 2020

To apply for this position online please visit https://www.sheffieldfutures.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/ to download and submit an application form. Please note applications must be made on the Sheffield Futures application form and be received by the above deadline to be considered.

Sheffield Futures is committed to: promoting diversity in the workplace and to equality of opportunities; safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. Charity Registration Number 1044940

Please download and fill in the Application form, along with the Equal Opportunities form and send to us via the form that follows:

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How you can help

Our charity is dedicated to helping Sheffield's young people to reach their full potential and achieve the best out of life, whatever their starting point. To help us to do more to support young people and communities we need your help. Just remember, every penny you donate will make a difference.