PEP Link Worker

Closing date 26 February 2018
Organisation Better Leeds Communities
Location 42 - 46 Burley Lodge Road, Leeds LS6 1QF
Hours Full time
37 hours per week
Salary £21,500 pa
Telephone 0113 2754142
Email jobs@betterleeds.org.uk
Website www.betterleeds.org.uk
Description

At Better Leeds Communities (BLC) we aim to make Leeds a better place to live for everyone in the city's communities. We do this by delivering a range of services across the city including advice, social prescribing, community engagement activities and venue hire.Our mission is to create opportunities that enable people in Leeds to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and developing abilities that lead to a better life. Please explore our website for more information.

Main Purpose of the Job  The purpose of this role is to provide support for service users to access or re-engage with appropriate services and groups in both the statutory and voluntary sectors to help them manage their own health and wellbeing.  The Link Worker will meet with referred service users, carry out holistic assessments and explore options with people to help them meet their personal goals.  In addition, the post-holder will proactively develop and support groups that promote peer support and self-care to become established in the community.  

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS The post holder is responsible to the PEP Lead Practitioner for overall individual performance and day to day duties The post holder will work closely with the PEP team and the wider Families and Communities team at BLC.

For more information and to download an application pack visit our website http://www.betterleeds.org.uk/about-blc/vacancies alternatively please contact us at jobs@betterleeds.org.uk

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