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About the role

The Health and Social Prescribing Manager spans the management and leadership of My Care My Way (MCMW) and Social Prescribing Link Workers (SPLW) which contribute to supporting the community to stay well and stay independent. This role will work across both Age UK Kensington & Chelsea and our Trading Arm, Age United. The role sits within our Management Team reporting directly to the Director of Services.

My Care My Way: you will provide overall day to day management of the Health and Social Care Assistant (HSCA) teams via direct line management of Senior HSCAs and will have responsibility for ensuring the delivery of a high quality service. You will ensure that goals in supporting older people are achieved through effective management practices and will motivate and support staff to build effective relationships within the GP practices in which they are located.

Social Prescribing Link Workers: you will provide overall day to day management of the Social Prescribing Link Worker (SPLW) team and will have responsibility for ensuring the delivery of a high quality service which supports the wider community. This is a new service and you will be responsible for fully recruiting the team and ensuring that the service is appropriately embedded across the five Primary Care networks. We also have a SPLW embedded within the dedicated NHS Grenfell team. You will ensure that goals are achieved through effective management practices and will motivate and support staff to build effective relationships within the
GP practices in which they are located.

Depending on the skills and experiences of the appointed candidate, this post may take on additional duties and responsibilities within Age UK Kensington & Chelsea.


Hours: Full time 

Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 (per annum pro rata + up to 3% matched pension contribution)


How to apply 

Please email a CV and supporting statement (that addresses all the essential criteria) to recruitment@aukc.org.uk, subject line: Health and Social Prescribing Manager. CVs submitted without a supporting statement will not be considered. You may also apply via Charity Job. Due to the volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.