Social Prescriber (entry level)

  • Permanent
  • London

Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC

Salary:£24,000

Social Prescribers (entry level) x 5 posts
We are an NHS pension’s employer & offer a range of staff support schemes
Tower Hamlets GP Care Group has been delivering a very successful innovative Primary Care led Social Prescribing service for over 3 years. In 2018-2019 we saw over 3000 patients and referred to over 200 onward services.

We are now expanding our Social Prescribing services to 0-19 services, Community Health Services, Urgent Care and Secondary Care Cancer Services and our team of Social Prescribers from 8 to 15, to support and empower patients to better manage and take control of their own health and well-being.
The successful candidates will be responsible for providing one to one support, identifying issues that impact on patient’s health and well-being, develop personalised care and support plans to address their needs, make onward referrals to community and voluntary sector services and record patient outcomes using PAM and Well-being Star methods.

You must have excellent interpersonal and communication, case management, care assessment planning and support skills. An ability to develop trusting relationships to support individuals facing complex social and emotional challenges is essential along with experience of working with patients with long-term health conditions. Knowledge of community voluntary & independent sector support services and ability to develop inter-agency responses to meeting patients’ needs is essential.

Deadline for applications: 18th November 2019 by 5pm
Interviews: will be held 25th/26th November 2019
Please note that we will not be acknowledging CV applications.
Please explain in your supporting statement how you fulfil each of the points on the Person Specification.
Please note this advert may close early due to a high number of applications.
If you have not heard from us by 22nd November 2019 please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.

Posted by / November 2, 2019