Social Prescribing Link Worker - Southmead Hospital

Southern Brooks
£25,079 per year
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 - 09:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Contract Details: 
This is a fixed term contract to end August 2023
Details of Role: 

Southern Brooks is looking for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to be based in Southmead Hospital, and the contract comes with an annual remuneration of £25k pro rata based on 37 hours per week. The job is offered on a fixed-term contract basis, until August 2023.

The purpose of this Social Prescribing Link Worker role is to support patients who are leaving hospital and assist them in settling back into daily life.

In your first few weeks in this Link Worker role, you can expect to:

  • Provide personalised support using motivational interviewing and other techniques to establish the needs of the individual
  • Support individuals to address barriers to accessing services or maintaining independence
  • Empower individuals to maximise the control they have over their lives
  • Co-produce action plans and facilitate follow-through.

To apply for this Social Prescribing Link Worker role, you will need relevant experience in a similar role.

In return for your knowledge and expertise, you will receive a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and inclusive team.

Southern Brooks. We are a community anchor charity building connections and providing support to strengthen individuals and communities in South Gloucestershire. We deliver high-quality community development and health and wellbeing services that support individuals and communities, helping people achieve what matters to them. Please get in touch with us today.


  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Schedule: Monday to Friday

How to Apply: 

To apply for this Social Prescribing Link Worker – Southmead Hospital contract, please download the attached documents and send your completed application to

Contact Person: 
Rebecca Ecob
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01454 868570
Postal Address: 
Coniston Community Centre, The Parade, Coniston Road, Patchway, BS34 5LP