supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Voluntary Action Angus - Senior Social Prescribing worker
Post: Senior Social Prescribing worker
Hours: 35 per week
The role will involve supporting personal options and choice for patients to help improve wellbeing, referring patients to comprehensive social care services, taking referrals and ensuring that you target groups and communities most in need and helping them to live a healthier, happier life.
This is a very stimulating role that will allow you to work with a wide range of people such as GP’s Statutory partners such as Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), Community Planning Partnership (CPP) and voluntary organisations and will also include patients with:
one or more long-term conditions;
in need of support with improving mental well being;
who may endure loneliness or isolation;
experience poverty and inequalities which may be a determinant to poor health;
have concerns about drug and alcohol issues;
who have complex social needs which affect their well-being.
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