We’re recruiting a Social Prescribing Adviser

Posted: 23rd December 2019

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk are working with local social prescribing schemes to help patients who need quality-assured advice and support.

We are looking for an experienced Adviser, ideally with Citizens Advice training, and with good IT skills to work with Connect for Health Community Connectors and GP surgeries to deliver holistic advice and support to patients.  Applicants should also share a commitment to the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice Service.

You’ll have the ability to interview clients using sensitive listening and questioning skills to get to the root of the issues and empower them to manage their problems. In addition to generalist advice, you will be expected to support clients with Money Advice and Welfare Benefit applications.

The role is full time (37.5 hours a week), although we would consider a job share.

For more information on how to apply download the job application pack:

Social Prescribing Adviser Job Description and Person Specification

Social Prescribing Adviser Application Form

Social Prescribing Adviser Application Form Guidance

Completed application forms should be sent to [email protected] by 12 noon on the closing date Wednesday 22nd January 2020.