Social Prescriber - Children & Young People's Team
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Providing Childrens Social Prescribing Support for Patients & their families registered to a WACA Primary Care Practice
The role includes managing a caseload of patients within each practice & also providing GR8 Minds Social Prescribing clinics within schools.
Work alongside other Primary Care teams, such as GPs, Mental Health Coaches and Pharmacists to provide wrap around care for the Patients.
Main duties of the job
We expect you to be a passionate, self-motivated individual who will possess well developed communication and coaching skills and enjoy working as part of a team so together we can provide excellent care and quality in a challenging environment.
Previous experience in primary care and Childrens mental health would be an advantage but training will be provided. What is important to have is a positive attitude; experience of working effectively both autonomously and in a team, good communication skills & the ability to go above and beyond to provide excellent Patient Care.
WACA is a GP Federation of 8 Primary Care Practices, providing services for a population of 73,000 patients across Airedale, Wharfedale & Craven in Yorkshire. The Primary Care Network services include: Extended Access GP Triage, Pharmacy, Social Prescribing, Physiotherapy & Mental Health Support.
Conduct holistic assessments with patients to ascertain their social prescribing needs.
Signpost patients to local services/organisations depending on the individuals goals and preferences.
Supporting patients to identify set and meet achievable goals to improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.
Work with partner organisations to support the delivery of an integrated care plan whereby patients needs are met in a holistic way.
Follow up with patients and provide support on an ongoing basis.
Update patient care plans and clinical records.
Develop relationships with local health and wellbeing service providers
Build a network and knowledge of referral routes to and from service providers.
Ensure information about providers and voluntary groups is shared between the wider clinical team.
Attend and contribute to weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings.
Support patients to recognise and change their current lifestyle and to identify how their way of life might affect their health and well-being.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
For help with your application, contact:
08 July 2021
£11.50 an hour
Full-time, Flexible working