Community Link Worker
About the role
Join our Community Development team to help support vulnerable older people in Oxfordshire remain connected and reduce isolation.
Working within local communities across Oxfordshire you will be joining our successful Community Information Network Team as we work to further improve access to information, support, activities and opportunities for all those with a health, care or support need. You will be working with individuals, families and groups both in the community and in their own homes. In addition you will be working closely with local GP surgeries to provide the new social prescribing element into the support they offer to their patients. You will also have the opportunity to join our hospital discharge support team working across various settings including the John Radcliffe, Horton Hospital and community hospitals. We work with local communities to further build upon and support what is being offered as well as working with individuals and their families to connect them with the support and opportunities that exist. We are passionate about supporting and empowering people so that they can maintain their independence, health, wellbeing and ‘live life to the full’.
Here is a 3 minute video introducing you to Len and the amazing work that our Community Link Workers do. Len loves to dance to classical music, he is funny and hospitable, and has some pretty great dance moves!
This is a temporary contract for 1 year.
Full and Part time positions available, between 21 and 35 hours a week.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and has the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. You will need to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational, and problem solving skills.
How to apply
To apply, please download the documents below. Complete the application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9th August 2021. Interviews will take place upon being shortlisted on a rolling basis. We therefore reserve the right to close the post early upon the posts being successfully filled.
Interview date: To be confirmed
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