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Social Prescribing Link Coordinator - Adult Mental Health

 

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.

    

Click here for Job Description

   

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

   

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. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.

Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.        

 
 
Job Title: Social Prescribing Link Coordinator
Area: Sevenoaks
Working Hours: 37.5 hours
Salary:    £24,000