Work for us

We employ a team of around 22 people. Many of our staff are from the Islington communities that we work with.

Current vacancies

Social Prescribing Link Worker

Help on Your Doorstep is a community-based Islington charity which aims to improve individual and community wellbeing. Help on Your Doorstep seeks to empower residents and communities through provision of information, advice and guidance, referral and navigation of services and provision of medium term 1 to 1 support.

Help on Your Doorsteps Social Prescribing service supports patients referred by GP practices in the North and Central areas of Islington. The service benefits from working closely with the Connect service and access to over 140 referral partners covering a wide range of needs and aspirations. Social Prescribing is a fast paced, patient focused environment where patients referred are supported to link into services and activities which will improve their health and wellbeing by addressing the wider determinants of health.

We are looking for candidates who can actively listen with excellent interpersonal skills and experience of providing personalised support, focusing on what matters to the patient/client, to a varied caseload. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local services and be passionate about supporting people to improve their wellbeing and maximise their potential.

A methodical and organised approach to managing a caseload and completing related administrative tasks is essential. Experience of working with NHS partners within Social Prescribing or otherwise is advantageous but non-essential.

Successful applicants will also need to undertake a package of mandatory training modules as part of induction.

We are actively recruiting so early application is encouraged.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that outlines how you meet the person specification outlined in the job description/person specification here why you want to work with Help on Your Doorstep together with an up to date CV

Connect Advisor - Outreach, Referrals and Community Navigation

Our team of Connect Advisors play an important role supporting residents in Islington by providing direct support to residents by signposting them to services, providing advocacy and support with form filling. We bring services and support right to people's doorstep.

We work at the heart of the voluntary sector and have a long-established network of partners that we work alongside to deliver support to residents in Islington. Our work with partners is all about building relationships that break down silos and facilitate co-production and shared learning.

If you are a proactive self-starter with a passion to empower people experiencing challenges in Islington, then this Connect Advisor role at Help on Your Doorstep could be the role for you!

We look forward to receiving your application!

Application Instructions

If interested, please apply by 23.59 on March 15th. In your cover letter please outline clearly how you meet the person specification outlined in the job description/person spec here and why you would like to work with Help on Your Doorstep.

Early application is encouraged as we are actively recruiting and may decide to close the job early if successfully filled.

Start date: as soon as possible

The Organisation

We employ a team of around 22 people. Many of our staff are from the Islington communities that we work with.

"Working for Help on Your Doorstep is great. It's really motivating to have a job where you can see the positive impact you are helping to bring to the wellbeing of your local community."

What do we offer to our staff?

25 days holiday plus public holidays (pro rata for part time)

Hybrid working – 1 to 2 days remote depending on the role

Pension scheme

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

Access to weekly Meditation

Organisation wide away days

We can offer a friendly working culture and a chance to make a difference to people’s lives in Islington.

“Working for Help on Your Doorstep is great. It’s really motivating to have a job where you can see the positive impact you are helping to bring to the wellbeing of your local community.”

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