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Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove

Senior Social Prescriber

Job description

We have exciting opportunity available and we are looking to recruit a caring, reliable, empathetic person with a practical approach and excellent communication and people skills to provide support to people referred by their GP practice.
As a Senior Social prescriber, you will have a case load of client’s to support and have line management responsibilities for a team of Social Prescribers. Social Prescribers work in partnership with GP practices supporting clients to navigate their way around Health, Social Care and Voluntary Sector Services to access community based solutions to improve their quality of life.
The role includes providing clients with information to identify solutions to their circumstances and bring about the changes necessary to improve their health and wellbeing.  
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with people to enable them to adopt an independent lifestyle. You will need to be organised with good administration, observation and communication skills. 
All roles offer hybrid working, with a mixture of working in GP Surgeries, office and homeworking. This is offered as a fixed term contract until end of March 2024, with a view to becoming permanent, depending on funding being extended.
This is a hugely rewarding role for the right person. You will be working as a part of a team that provides invaluable support to both working age (18+) and older people in the community.
If you feel you have the passion for the role but may not have all the skills, we’d love to talk to you, so please do get in contact.
There maybe a requirement to provide status of and have further required vaccinations in line with NHS recruitment guidelines. This is necessary to protect the worker, their families and other healthcare professionals as well as patients especially those with weakened immune systems. If you feel you have the skills for the role but this may be an issue, please do still get in contact with us.
If you need help with submitting an application, please do email and we will contact you to help.
The closing date for applications is Friday 4th August 2023
Interviews will take place W/C 21 August 2023

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