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Interact Social Prescriber

OrganisationNorfolk Citizens Advice Bureau
LocationNorwich
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typeFixed Term contract until March 2026
Salary£26,989.00
Hours37 hours per week
DBS checkA DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted3 June 2024
Closing date24 June 2024

Job Overview

INTERACT (Interact Responsive Anticipatory Care Taskforce) provides both proactive and reactive care and support for adults (18+) whose health and well-being are adversely affected by their housing situation or home environment and are experiencing one or more of the following; frailty, multi-morbidity or complex needs. You will play an integral role by supporting individuals and their families to access support services within their local community.

Objectives for this role:

  • Provide detailed information, advice and guidance using motivational interview techniques, that will be delivered in person, by telephone and email.
  • Work closely with clients to develop a Personalised Care and Support Plan (PCSP) understanding their needs, the desired outcome and the necessary interventions to provide support.
  • Signpost and make appropriate referrals to voluntary sector services, community initiatives, and relevant public sector services to achieve agreed actions and outcomes.
  • Offer short-term support to clients, fostering independence, confidence, and skill development
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team focused on supporting individuals whose housing situation impacts their health and well-being positively, providing practical and holistic assistance.

What we’re looking for:

  • Clear communicator and ability to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing organisational needs and priorities.
  • Knowledge of voluntary and community services in Norfolk and how to support people to access them
  • Driver’s Licence and Car is essential.

Benefits include:

Pension:  4.5% employer contribution

Annual Leave: 20 days plus bank holidays and 5 office closure days (3 at Christmas and 2 in the summer)

A full training program will be given.  This role will be subject to a DBS check.

How to apply

The closing date is the end of business on the 24th of June 2024. The interviews will take place on Friday 5th of July.

To apply please follow the link:  APPLY HERE

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