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Community Connectors (4 posts)

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Suffolk Family Carers
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£22,462 pa
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28 May 2019 01:00 PM
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37 hpw*

Fixed term until 30 June 2020.

Suffolk Family Carers is a respected charity that is passionate about delivering services to meet the needs of family carers of all ages. We provide a range of services to support adult, young adult and young carers across Suffolk.

Come and join the new 'Connect for Health' service and help benefit communities in the areas of Eye and North West, Stowmarket and South Rural (Shotley area).

It is an exciting time for social prescribing in Suffolk with the development of the new Connect for Health Scheme. Suffolk Family Carers is building on our successful Community Connector service in Shotley and looking for a new team to develop and deliver this service. 

The Connect for Health Scheme will support people to improve their health and wellbeing, connect with their local community and find their own solutions.

Are you passionate about helping people to identify what matters to them?

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge, to utilise your health coaching / coaching skills?

Do you enjoy developing communities to help reduce isolation and loneliness?

As a Community Connector, you will work 1:1 with people in various settings such as GP practices, on board Suffolk Family Carers' mobile information centre or at their home. We are looking for four Community Connectors with the experience, skills and confidence to engage people and build positive links within local communities.

* There is flexibility around working hours, as well as an attractive pension scheme and training opportunities.

Are you interested in being part of this exciting development? If so, we would like to hear from you.

For informal enquiries please contact Julie Ing, via email: julie.ing@suffolkfamilycarers.org or call (01473) 835464.

Please apply via our website: www.suffolkfamilycarers.org/work-with-us and state the post(s) you are applying for.

Interview date: 5 / 7 June 2019.

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