Stroud, Gloucestershire
Independence Trust
Job type:
Part Time
£15,651 per annum pro rota (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Closing date:
19th Oct 2017 at 23:55

Stroud Locality

£15,651 per annum pro rota (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Part Time-24.5 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract up to 30th March 2022

The Community Connector Service builds on the work of Social Prescribing and Village Agents across the county. This new exciting service seeks to make use of the strengths in the local community by working closely with the voluntary, Statutory Sector and connecting individuals to services that can support them

The successful applicant will meet individuals and help them to identify their health and wellbeing needs, you will also help them to locate local resources in Stroud area that can help them to achieve their identified goals

Community Connector will gather information about local groups, services, activities that individuals can be signposted to

You will work in various settings across Stroud including GP surgeries, community centres, Redwood House, as well as venues you will identify for yourself

The successful applicant will need to be experienced in delivering Person Centred and strength focused services that enable and empower individuals to build links and networks within their local communities.

You will carry an agreed caseload Community Connector will need to be ‘goal and outcome focused’. You should have the ability to offer a highly flexible approach to the customer within your working hours to cover a contract that includes occasional evening/weekend work according to need

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check

Closing date: Midnight on 19th October 2017

For informal enquiries only please contact Beverley Polson on 01452 327486 or 07817 761669

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date then you should assume your application has not been successful

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