Social Prescriber – closing date 5 September 2021

involve Community Services is recruiting a Social Prescriber to support patients from the Phoenix Primary Care Network. This area is linked with two GP surgeries in Wokingham: Loddon Vale Practice and Twyford Surgery.

The role will involve working together with patients to jointly agree and develop a “Social Prescription” for the patient to help the individual to achieve positive health and wellbeing outcomes, by addressing any non-medical or social issues in their life such as housing, debt or social isolation.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Linking patients to services across the Health, Social Care and Voluntary sectors across the Wokingham borough and surrounding areas
  • Working alongside patients to help them achieve their goals
  • Undertaking assessments and building relationships to agree personalised plans
  • Empowering the patient to make the necessary changes to enable them to live the life they choose
  • Working closely with GPs, community services, Social Care, voluntary sector organisations, Practice staff and wider multi-disciplinary teams.

The successful candidate will ideally have worked in a similar role, but this role would also be suited to someone with good local knowledge, appropriate experience and enthusiasm.

Full time, 37.5 hours per work
12-month temporary contract with potential to extend.

Address Line 1
The Court House
Address line 2
RG12 1AE
Postholder needs own transport
Contract type
Full timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
East Berkshire
Aimee Knight, Operations Manager
Main contact telephone
01344 304404
How to apply

Please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the required criteria to fulfil the role to Aimee Knight, Operations Manager, at

Open for applications from
27 August 2021
Closing date for applications
5 September 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates