Job Vacancy – Social Prescriber

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Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network (CWSAN)

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;
 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 Stewartstown & Magherafelt 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. These 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 Tel: 028 8873 8845.

Closing date: Thursday 12th March at 3:00pm.

Please note: Late applications will not be considered.

NB: Interviews will take place on Thursday 19th March 2020

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