Voluntary Action Angus
Voluntary Action Angus

Charity registered in Scotland SC032830

Voluntary Action Angus supports the growth of volunteering, social enterprise and local third sector development.

Current vacancies

Community Link Worker for Brechin and Edzell

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • On site: Forfar
  • Closing 24th July 2024

To deliver Community Link Working in localities in Angus taking additional responsibility for connecting with wider VAA Locality workers third sector and strategic partner opportunities and connecting GP practices with community-based opportunities which help improve wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will involve supporting personal options and choice for patients to help improve wellbeing, referring patients to comprehensive social care services, taking referrals, and ensuring that you target groups and communities most in need and helping them to live a healthier, happier life.

This is a very stimulating role that will allow you to work with a wide range of people such as GP’s Statutory partners such as Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), Community Planning Partnership (CPP) and voluntary organisations and will also include patients with:

  • One or more long-term conditions in need of support with improving mental well-being.
  • Who may endure loneliness or isolation
  • Experience poverty and inequalities which may be a determinant to poor health.
  • Have concerns about drug and alcohol issues.
  • Who have complex social needs which affect their well-being