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Social Prescribing Link Coordinator - Adult Mental Health

 
Area: Sevenoaks
Working Hours:    37.5 hours
Salary: Up to £26,000    
 
 

Ready for a new challenge?

   

We are looking for an organised, self-motivated and confident individual to join our Social Prescribing team in a specialist mental health role. You will work with adult patients to help them access support that will enable them lead more independent, resilient and healthier lives.

   

Working alongside GP practices, Social Prescribing Link Coordinators help patients and families connect with health and community services which will make a real difference to their emotional and physical wellbeing. 

   

You will deliver personalised support to patients, independently responding to new referrals from health professionals, and managing a caseload. It’s essential that you have an understanding of how to prioritise need, are able to recognise when to refer on to specialist services, and must be confident to communicate at all levels across health and social care sectors. 

   

The position is available in Sevenoaks; applicants must have a background in medical or social care, and experience of delivering mental health support to adult clients or groups.

   

You will need to demonstrate a robust knowledge of confidentiality, data protection, safeguarding and boundaries in all aspects of your work. Car driver essential.

   

It’s time to make a difference.

   

We offer our employees:

  • Inclusive values-based environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Generous 31 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Supported Volunteering scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • and more

    

Click here for Job Description

   

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to:  jobs@imago.community

   

Imago is committed to Safer Recruitment practices, and the post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. We aim to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences, and see these differences as an asset, as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we work with. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion, and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within communities.

Imago recognises its duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children, young people and adults at risk who access its services or with whom it comes into contact.