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Community Link Worker
CVS Inverclyde
Closing Date: 2017-08-20
Reference No : CVS00004
Salary : 26'000.00
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Location : Various locations throughout Inverclyde
Status(FT/PT) : Full Time
Closing Date : 2017-08-20

Job Role : The Community Link Worker programme is funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. The Community Link Worker will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population living in an area affected by socio-economic deprivation. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, to overcome any barriers to addressing these and to link them to local and national support services and activities. The Community Link Worker will support the existing GP practice team to become better equipped to match local and national support services to the needs of individuals attending for health care. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.

Organisation Profile : Developing community groups, voluntary organisations & social enterprise and championing the role of the third sector in building successful communities.

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Application Notes : Application Form and additional information on position linked below.

Additional Info : Please follow the link below to 'My Job Scotland' to find the application form and additional information in regards to the above position.

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