We are looking for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join our established team. Our Social Prescribing service supports patients referred by GP practices in the North and Central areas of Islington.

Role overview
Social prescribing link workers will work with the Help on Your Doorstep Connect team and the
Primary Care Network (PCN) multi- disciplinary team. Social prescribing will support PCNs to
strengthen community and personal resilience, reduce health inequalities (in relation to timely
access and outcomes) and wellbeing inequalities by addressing the wider determinants of
health. The postholder will work with people with long term conditions (including mental health),
people who are lonely or isolated, or have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.

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

  • Location: Help on Your Doorstep's offices in Central and North Islington
  • Hours: 35 hours per week or 17.5 hours per week (please state your preference for full-time or part-time in your application)
  • Salary: £28,270 pro rata per annum plus contributory pension

For further information please see the job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jonothan Callender, Team Leader at [email protected]

Applications should consist of;

Please send your application to [email protected] by midnight on Sunday February 6, 2022.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 of February.

By making an application you are stating that you are legally entitled to work in the UK. The appointment will be subject to standard pre-employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required.

Help on Your Doorstep is an equal opportunities employer. Please contact us if you would like to see our Equal Opportunities Policy.