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North Norfolk is an attractive rural District with beautiful coastline, fantastic landscapes and big skies within easy reach of the fine City of Norwich. However, many of our residents need help to improve their health and wellbeing, including social wellbeing. This post offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to deliver a service which will improve people’s lives and make a real difference working with partners in the North Norfolk Early Help Hub and complementing the offer available from other services and providers.
As the Living Well Officer – Social Prescribing you will work with residents who need help and support to manage issues in their lives which are having a negative impact on their general health and wellbeing in order to reduce or prevent the number of unnecessary consultations with General Practitioners and to reduce or delay future burdens on health and social care providers.
The ethos of the post is to use a person centred approach to support residents to identify their needs and find solutions which allow them to improve their health and wellbeing, this could be by accessing existing community groups or supporting the development of new community groups or activities.
If you want to be part of an enthusiastic and forward thinking team, with a varied and challenging workload - we would like to hear from you.
Please note that employment is subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
North Norfolk District Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community.
We offer employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours, a career average pension scheme and take pride in achieving Investors in People Gold standard.
Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send all completed application forms to HR@north-norfolk.gov.uk.
For an informal discussion please contact: Karen Hill on 01263 516183 or Sonia Shuter on 01263 516173
Last updated: 2nd September 2019