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Community Link Worker Role for Brechin & Edzell

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Forfar (On site)
  • Closing 28th May 2024


  • Advertised from 7th May 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term contract 3 years.

Role

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

Application notes

For an application pack, please contact Katrina Taylor katrina@voluntaryactionangus.org.uk

Closing Date for this post is Tuesday 28th May 2024


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