Social Prescribing Link Worker – SAVS

Social Prescribing Link Worker – SAVS

Social Prescribing Link Worker
37 hours per week (to include some evening & weekend working)
This post is funded until 31 March 2023
Salary: £22,500 per annum

Social Prescribing is a means of enabling primary care services to refer patients with social, emotional or practical needs to a range of local, non-clinical services. This service is provided as part of a model of partnership between the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector (VCFSE) and GPs. This post is funded by the NHSE through the local PCNs.

The role will be to:

  • Create, develop and maintain solid trusting relationships with GP practices and health professions and voluntary sector partners
  • Work with and take referrals from wide range of agencies
  • Provide support to individuals in a holistic manner
  • To run IIF reports in relation to Social Prescribing to ensure the PCN is on target
  • To assist the Health Inequalities Lead with proposed projects which focuses on certain cohorts to improve their health


The successful candidate will have experience, a sound knowledge of the local area and range of voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations available to support local people.

Full clean driving licence essential.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Further Information:


Click here to apply for this role.

Closing date for applications: 7am on Tuesday 12 July 2022
Interview Date: Monday 18 July 2022

If you have not been contacted by us prior to the interview date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

SAVS, 29-31 Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea SS1 1BW