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Social Prescriber (Age UK East Sussex)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/10136
  • Published: Thu 10/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: £24,861.20 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .

Job introduction

Salary: £24,861.20 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term until October 2022
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Thursday 24 September 2020
Interview date: Thursday 8 October 2020

How to apply: For further details and an application pack about this exciting opportunity, please visit https://www.ageuk.org.uk/eastsussex/job-vacancies/   

Alternatively you can contact the Recruitment Team: recruitment@ageukeastsussex.org.uk

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About the role

SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Location: GP surgeries within the Central Weald area (Uckfield, Wadhurst, Herstmonceux).

Salary: £13.66 per hour / £24,861.20 per annum

Hours: 35 per week

Fixed Term contract until October 2022 with the opportunity for an extension

Are you:

  • Knowledgable and understanding of the issues which can impact on the health and wellbeing of older people
  • Able to work to your own initiative and as part of a team
  • A great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

Do you have:

  • Experience in person-centred planning
  • A full driving licence and access to a vehicle 
  • Confidence to market and expand a service
  • Experience of  managing a caseload
  • Experience of signposting and giving out information

We are seeking a Social Prescriber to develop and deliver the service in partnership with local GP surgeries,  supporting patients to ‘navigate’ their way around health, social care and voluntary sector services.

In this role you will be enabling older people to improve their health and wellbeing and reduce their demand on statutory health services. This will be achieved through person-centred action planning and guided conversation, to provide short term interventions which have a positive effect on patients’ lives. Leading and supporting Community Navigator volunteers will also be a part of the role.

All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy.

For further details and an application pack about this exciting opportunity, please visit

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/eastsussex/job-vacancies/  

Alternatively you can contact the Recruitment Team: recruitment@ageukeastsussex.org.uk

All fully completed applications must be received no later than 5pm on Thursday 24 September. Interviews will be taking place on the Thursday 8 October.

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Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/10136
  • Published: Thu 10/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: £24,861.20 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .