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Band 4 Social Prescriber - HMP Eastwood Park

Band 4

Main area
Social Prescriber
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
342-SS187-0919
Site
HMP Eastwood Park
Town
Gloucester
Salary
From £21,089 per annum
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join an innovative team working with women with primary care mental health needs. The purpose of this post is to support individuals access social opportunities (eg hobbies, volunteering, education, support groups) by conducting assessments and providing one to one support, advice, and signposting. The social prescriber will also refer to other organisations (eg debt advice, counselling, social care) if needed, and provide support to access these.

Experience of working with adults with mental health problems is essential, as are good written and interpersonal communication skills.

 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Team Leader Caroline Coxhead caroline.coxhead@nhs.net

Band 7 Non Medical Prescriber Diane Averiss diane.averiss@nhs.net

Contact Tel no 01454 382325