Social Prescriber (North Cotswolds)

Part of the Community Wellbeing Service

GRCC is recruiting for the post of Social Prescriber for the North Cotswolds area.  This area is within the Cotswold District Council boundary, north of Northleach.

Deadline for applications is 11am on 2 April 2019.

Social prescribing is a growing movement in England which can lead to a range of positive health and wellbeing outcomes for people, so this is an exciting time to join the GRCC Community Wellbeing Service team.

You will work closely with individuals referred into the service, enabling them to improve their health and wellbeing through techniques such as motivational interviewing, health coaching and enabling them to form stronger connections with their local community.  The role also provides excellent opportunities for you to work with a variety of partners across the locality.

This Social Prescriber role will provide an ideal career starter or progression opportunity for people from a variety of backgrounds and will be of particular interest to those from health and social care, sociology, psychology, community development and learning disciplines.

The role will be varied and will allow opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate skills in engagement, person centred, holistic approaches and forging effective links with partners.  We want someone who has excellent interpersonal skills, can support people in a non-judgemental way, is a quick learner, adaptable and proactive.  Is this you?

GRCC  will fully support you in your role, whether you are embarking on your career or coming to us with previous job experience.

This is a full-time post (36 hours per week) with applications welcomed from those who wish to be considered on a full-time or part-time basis.  Click the buttons in the sidebar to download the job description and person specification and for the application form.

Applications should be submitted on the GRCC application form and returned by 11am on Tuesday, 2 April 2019.  In your application please explain how you meet the qualities outlined in the person specification.

Those shortlisted will be interviewed on Monday, 8 April 2019.

If you have any queries about this role please contact jobs@grcc.org.uk or call 01452 528491 and ask to speak to a member of the GRCC Admin team.