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COMMUNITY LINK SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Job information
Organisation hvoss (Herefordshire Voluntary Organisations Support Service)
Location Herefordshire
Closing date 12 pm on 15 May 2018
Interview date(s) Interviews will take place in Hereford week commencing 21st May 2018.

Job details

(3 full time positions, 12 months fixed term contract initially)

We are looking to employ post-holders to work in three localities across Herefordshire to have a physical presence within each surgery in each locality on a weekly basis. Your job role will be to: -

Develop patient signposting and referral services and support patients to access non-medical sources of information and support.

Our aim is to reduce demand on medical services by advising a patient at a much more holistic level. The role will work closely with the whole primary health care team and will provide the link between the local community and primary care. Clinical and reception staff will signpost patients to you and you will then work with the patient to consider(according to their individual needs) non-medical solutions, lifestyle goals and local community support options.

Post 1: East Herefordshire locality – £21,380 (37 hours per week)

Post 2: North & West Herefordshire Locality - £21,380 (37 hours/week)

Post 3: South and West Locality – £21,380 (37 hours per week)

These posts are funded by NHS Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group through the General Practice Resilience Programme Social Prescribing Scheme.

For more information contact

Full information, including how to apply is available on our website www.hvoss.org.uk/jobs

For an informal discussion about any of these opportunities please contact Will Lindesay, Chief Executive on 01432 343932 or 07813 108552 or email will.lindesay@hvoss.org.uk


Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.