Vacancy: Social Prescribing Coordinator

We are expanding our award winning ConnectWell Social Prescribing programme to Nuneaton and Bedworth and are looking for a proactive and committed individual to join the small and friendly ConnectWELL Team.

Salary:                 NJC Scale 5 point 22 pro rata currently £21,074 pro rata
Hours:                 14 hours per week
Duration:             12 month fixed term contract
Closing date:      Thursday, 21st February 2019 at 9.00am
Interview date:   w/c Monday, 4th March 2019

This is a great opportunity to join the fast expanding Social Prescribing sector with the government announcing funding for an England wide expansion of Social Prescribing by 2021.

ConnectWELL is a free service to help people improve their general health and wellbeing their way. It uses non-medical sources of community support, ConnectWELL offers the chance to find out about activities that can improve health and wellbeing, including: advice and information services, community groups, leisure activities, lunch clubs, self-help groups, specialist interest groups, sporting activities, and lots more.

Main duties will include recruiting and supporting volunteers with high quality experiences, developing relationships in the health and social care sector and referring individuals to voluntary and community opportunities.

Excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team are essential for this role.

To apply for this role you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.

If you think you fit the brief for this exciting role, please view the job opportunity below and apply as per the guidance. No CVs please.

This post will involve contact with vulnerable adults and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all convictions, spent or unspent must be declared and a DBS check will be undertaken.

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