Social Prescriber Band 5


Salary Details:

Closing date for applications:

Carlisle Healthcare is a large, forward thinking and innovative training practice and is committed to providing high quality services to its patients.

In order to further develop more innovative ways of providing care to our patients we are looking to recruit an experienced, ambitious, flexible and enthusiastic individual to work within our Practice as a Social Prescriber.

This role will be to develop and manage Carlisle Healthcare’s Social Prescribing Programme.  The successful applicant will work closely with the GP Practice, Cumbria CVS and other healthcare professionals, to develop a social prescribing programme. The social prescribing link worker will be working with colleagues to identify the needs of the practice population and enable them to then refer  or signpost patients to other organisations , services or community groups as appropriate, some of which may be established as part of this programme.

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.

Applications for this post should be sent to enclosing a C.V.

 If you require further information regarding any of these posts, please contact the named individuals at the surgery. Job descriptions can be downloaded and further details about the practice can also be obtained from our website –

Closing date for applications: Saturday 7 September 2019.
Interviews will be held on Monday 23 September 2019.

Please find a Job Description attached here
Please find a Person Specification attached here