24 Apr 2024

We're Hiring!

Could you be our next Social Prescribing Link Worker?

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join our team in Merton.   

The Merton Social Prescribing service is one of the most established and mature services in the UK and is celebrating its 7th anniversary this year. We are seeking an individual to join our successful service in Southwest London. This role will help to strengthen the links between Primary Care, voluntary and public services to improve patients’ health and wellbeing. 

You will support patients within Primary Care in Merton, and you will support each patient to access appropriate services provided by voluntary and community organisations and other agencies. We expand the options available in Primary Care by creating a ‘managed’ way for referrals of patients with social, emotional and/or practical needs to a variety of local non-clinical services in the community. These include leisure, social activities, education, welfare, housing and employment advice and support. 


About The Role | How to Apply: 

  • 35 hrs per week 
  • six months fixed term contract with possible extension, subject to funding 
  • £31,395 per annum plus 5% pension, includes Outer London Weighting 
  • Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 1st May 2024 (midnight)
  • Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.  
  • Formal interviews will be held between 7th and 10th May 2024 
  • The starting day will be in June 2024 
  • Applicants will be notified by telephone if they are to be invited for interview