Job Vacancy – Social Prescriber


Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network works with and for community based organisations based in the Mid Ulster Area. We have recently secured funding from the National Lottery Community Fund for the following position:

Position: Social Prescriber

 Responsible for working closely with community partners, GP practices and other healthcare professionals, the Social Prescriber will provide a pathway for patients from the health service to Community and Voluntary Provision

The successful candidate will have:

  • An appropriate third level qualification in a health/community/social  sciences subject  and 24 months experience  implementing  programmes  in community  or health/leisure/management/rural development


  • Minimum of 3 years experience of working in community or health/leisure/management/rural development.


Part-time:       16 hours (excl mealtimes) per week to May 2021

Salary:            NJC SCP pt 17: £23,836 p.a. (pro rata)

Location:        CWSAN offices based in Magherafelt and in Stewartstown with outreach across Mid Ulster area


  • Form of transport: For this post a current full driving license (valid for use in NI) and access to a car on appointment. This Criteria will be waived in the case of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but who have access to a form of transport approved by the Board which will permit full duties of the post.


 An application pack can be obtained from Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network, The Crieve Centre, Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone BT71 5HY,  e-mail or 028 8873 8845

closing date: Thursday 13th June at 3pm

Please note: Late applications will not be considered



NB:  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 18th June  



CWSAN strives towards Equal Opportunities Employment and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of religious belief, political opinion, gender or disability.


This post is funded by the:


  The National Lottery Community Fund