Join our team Current vacancies Community Connector (social prescribing link worker) Exciting opportunity to join Kingston's Community Connectors team Working closely with GPs and other health and care professionals, the Community Connectors social prescribing service supports people registered with a Kingston borough GP with non-medical issues that may be causing or exacerbating health problems (e.g. debt, poor housing, mental ill-health, social isolation, etc.) As a Community Connector you can help people to identify what matters to them, and work out how to connect with the activities that might make a difference. Our social prescriber who works through Staywell is a huge asset and provides incredible value to our patients. Having someone who can focus on the non-medical determinants is so important. (Clinical Director, Kingston Primary Care Network) The post-holder will hold a caseload of clients who are vulnerable or have complex needs; these may include patients who are ‘frequent users’ of GP practices – with the aim that these clients will experience improved health and wellbeing, and a reduction in use of their GP practice, unplanned hospital visits and social care services. Community Connectors will also support clients if necessary with some behaviour change management, healthy lifestyle advice, and goal setting. Job Information To apply, please download the Application Pack (zip file) and complete the application form. Please email your completed application to: [email protected] Closing date: Friday 29th January 2021, midday.