The National Association of Link Workers is an independent grassroot social innovation for social prescribing link workers. The largest national professional network for link workers with +600 individual and corporate members. As a social enterprise, we generate social impact activities through our membership to service our cause and social mission.
Resilient and capable link workers achieving improved quality of life for themselves and the communities they serve.
Social mission Statement:
A national community of practice to empower, support and provide guidance to link workers to build resilience and capability in order to achieve improved quality of life for themselves and communities.
To be the national single point of access for link worker support and development promoting quality and consistency in professional standards and practices
To deliver our social mission and vision, our approach will be guided by our 5 values.
1 Social innovation: we are commitment to meeting the needs of link workers now and in the future.
2 Co-production: we listen to what matters to link workers and co-produce solutions
3 Inclusiveness: we respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality
4 Collaboration: we are committed to a culture of openness and collaboration to maximise social impact
5 Professional integrity: we strive to preserve the professional integrity and quality of the link worker profession
• Promote link worker professional standards and practice
• Unite the voices of link workers
• Increase link worker connectedness
• Build link worker capability and resilience
Our advisory board
Our advisory board meets quarterly and advises on the overall strategy for the National Association of Link Workers to achieve its objectives; and direction, particularly in terms of its cause, social mission, vision and values.
• Roseann Logan
• Wayne Farah
• Dr Ashwin Shah
• Kelly Austin
• Sara Godoli
• Mavis Wenham
• Dr Susie Sykes
• Margaret Mulley
• Dr Marie Anne Essam