LWW0120 - Living Well Worker

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Posted: 24/01/2020 14:56
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £19,252 pa
Location: Norfolk
Level: Client Facing
Deadline: 18/02/2020 12:00
Hours: 37.00
Benefits: Pension
Job Type: Temporary

Living Well Worker

Mid/West Norfolk (Dereham and surrounding area) 

£19,252 pa

37 hours per week

Temporary post until 31st March 2021

Office Base: Norwich


Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?

Living Well Workers are part of the development of Social Prescribing across Norfolk. Social Prescribing aims to address non-medical issues that may be causing or exacerbating health problems (e.g. debt, poor housing, mental ill health, social isolation, etc). The Living Well Worker will advise and support individuals on a 1:1 basis, with the aim that they will experience improved health and wellbeing. Some of that support will be delivered directly by the Living Well Workers as well as through linking the client with a wide range of specialist services and support in the community. The service is intended to be time limited support, which encourages self-service and empowers clients to take charge of their next steps.

In the Breckland and King’s Lynn and West Norfolk District areas Social Prescribing is being delivered by a partnership of Age UK Norfolk, Community Action Norfolk, Family Action Swaffham, Future Projects, Home Group, The Matthew Project, West Norfolk Carers and West Norfolk Mind.

Each provider has a Living Well Workers to undertake the delivery of Social Prescribing.

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none.


How to Apply

Read the full description of the role here and click 'apply now' from the link below to complete and submit your application. 

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email hr@matthewproject.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.

Closing Date: Tuesday 18th February 

Interview Date: Tuesday 25th February at our Norwich offices



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