Social Prescriber - Bath

£28,371 pro rata
Contract Type: 
Part Time
30 hours
South West
Details of Role: 

The Role

Help turn lives around. This Social Prescriber role is a key position across Bath and North East Somerset surgeries, you’ll help residents in B&NES manage and improve their health, well-being and their resilience.

Key to this is connecting them into community services, groups, activities and other pathways that support health and well-being.

In this role you will be based in two local surgeries, one of them with 90% University students on their patient list. Experience of working with University students and an appreciation of the issues that they face is key to this Social Prescribing role.

About You

You will be joining an experienced team that works hard to support each other and deliver an exceptional service for our clients.

At DHI we highly value transferable skills and life experience. If you have good organisational skills, can manage relationships, solve problems, and are resilient, adaptable and flexible then we would love to hear from you.

Your background could be from anywhere where you have needed to apply problem solving and motivational skills. Experience working with people with mental health needs is desirable.

Our Values

We are an award winning charity that supports people to achieve their potential and our values underpin this.

If you share DHI’s values of stimulation, self- direction and zest for life, then we encourage you to apply.

We look forward to exploring these with you during the interview process should you be successful at the shortlisting stage.

What We Offer

We offer job shadowing for this role as well as training on the policies and procedures that support this post. You will also be able to access training through the BSW Training Hub (NHS).

As an employee of DHI, you will have also access to our Employee Assistance Programme, our Cycle Scheme, 26 days annual leave and company pension scheme.

Next Steps

If you’d like to know more about the role contact Veronica Kuperman to arrange an informal discussion.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 21 December, 2022 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

To apply for this role please provide a CV and covering letter and send to by midday Monday 21st December 2022.

Your covering letter should include the following three areas, each with a maximum of 500 words, using the following three bullets as your headers:

Highlight how your experience matches the Essential Criteria

State how you broadly meet the Attributes within the Person Specification

Tell us how you meet our Values

We strongly encourage you to complete our Equality & Diversity monitoring form to help us achieve a diverse workforce. The form does not form part of the selection process. Please also tell us where you found the role.

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