The Caha Centre: Health & Wellbeing Community Referral - Link Worker (Part-Time)
Health & Wellbeing Community Referral - Link Worker
To develop a Social Prescribing Service - Part time 20 hrs p.w (6 to 8 months ongoing pilot scheme)
Adrigole Family Resource Centre Ltd., Adrigole, Beara, County Cork are looking to recruit a part- time health and wellbeing community referral link worker. The post will be hosted and managed by the Adrigole Family Resource Centre. t/a The Caha Centre. The post holder will also have a reporting relationship to The National Forum of Family Resource Centres. This position is funded by Slaintecare Integration Fund and is part of a pilot scheme.
The overall aim of the position:
The Health and Wellbeing Community Referral Pilot is a partnership initiative which aims to link individuals into activities and supports within their communities to improve their health and wellbeing with an overall aim of self-management. The role of the link worker is to support the development and delivery of a Social Prescribing Service to local GPS, primary care network staff, and the community and voluntary services across the Caha Centre areas.
Applicants should have:
- A minimum of 3 years experience in a related field.
- A relevant 3rd level qualification or equivalent
- Experience and knowledge of community based supports.
- Proven experience of providing one-to-one & group s upport.
- Access to own transport and full clean driver licence.
- Interest in supporting people and in being a part of an exciting pilot
Application is by application form ONLY (CVs and cover letters will NOT be accepted).
Applications must be submitted by post/hand delivered. E-mail will NOT be accepted.
Application form including Job description and person specification available from firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Thursday 12th August 2021 5pm SHARP. Late, incomplete and/or illegible applications WILL NOT be accepted. We anticipate Interviews may take place on Wednesday 25th August or other date to be advised.
Adrigole Family Resource Centre, and all stakeholders, is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.