The Independence Trust have an exciting Social Prescriber Facilitators posts working in the Community Wellbeing Service within Stroud and Berkeley Vale Locality. You will be working with a team of Community Wellbeing Agents to provide a service to those who may have low health needs, be in vulnerable groups, have chronic illness, well managed long-term conditions or mild depression or anxiety.

You will work collaboratively within GP clusters and have a regular presence in the GP Surgeries whilst developing strong, sustainable relationships with Integrated Community Care Teams, Community Hospitals, Community Groups and Voluntary Sector Organisations.

The role will involve taking responsibility for a case load of clients and the line management of the Community Wellbeing Agent assigned to your cluster. You will handle sensitive and confidential information and complete a full suite of data. There will be the opportunity to undertake 1:1 work with individuals and to support the development of personal support plans. You will contribute toward key outcomes, including supporting the reduction of frequent attender appointments at health care settings.

We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate workers who possess excellent partnership working skills. You need to have previous experience of working in Adult Health or Adult Social Care and have a relevant qualification or experience to undertake the role successfully. Excellent communication skills and a knowledge of the locality is essential. You will need a broad understanding of the statutory Health and Social Care provision within the county as well as knowledge of the services provided by the Voluntary sector.

In return we will offer:

Up to 25 days Annual Leave + Statutory Bank Holidays, rising to 32 days Annual Leave
Free Healthcare Plan
Generous Pension Scheme
Learning & Development opportunities

Closing Date for applications: Midnight, Thursday 11th June 2020

Shortlisting Date: Friday, 12th June 2020

Interview Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2020

During the Covid19 pandemic we at The Independence Trust are still very much actively recruiting for key essential roles. All successful interviewees would be expected to partake in a virtual interview using WebEx. If successfully appointed the on boarding process would see you issued you with ICT devices, and undertaking a comprehensive virtual training and induction programme, all whilst working remotely.

The Independence Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all our colleagues to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.