Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £31,407 – £32,978
  • North East Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 22nd April 2024

  • Advertised from 4th April 2024
  • 36 hrs per week


The Community Link Worker programme, funded by EVOC & Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, is delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

The Community Link Worker will be employed by Caring in Craigmillar and will work as part of two practice teams (Restalrig Park and Baronscourt) in North East Edinburgh, to provide 1:1 person-centred and practical supports to people in contact with the GP practice team.

Taking a person-centred approach, you will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and well-being and link them to local, city and national activities and support services.

The postholder must have experience of working with people who are facing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges affecting people living in areas of disadvantage in relation to living well, extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis as well as experience in networking and relationship building with other professionals and organisations.

PVG: This post requires membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. Application will be processed for the successful candidate.

Application notes

Closing date: Monday 22nd April 2024 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Tuesday 30th April 2024

To apply for the post, please complete and return an application form by 5.00pm on Monday 22nd April 2024 to . CVs will not be accepted.