Job title: Community Navigator / Link Worker (GP)

Employer: BAVO, 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL

Salary: £21,166 - £22,911 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term: 1 year pilot; subject to ongoing funding
Pension: 8% non contributory
Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Holidays: 25 pa plus Bank Holidays
Office base: Bridgend County Borough with expected travel
Responsible to: Operations and Partnerships Manager, BAVO (or alternative identified Manager)

Closing date for applications 25 April 2019 at 2pm

Who do we need?

We are looking for a person to work within a cluster of GP surgeries in Bridgend County Borough to provide signposting and support to patients who could benefit from accessing community based services.

We need a person who can help individuals access the right help at the right time. Our Navigator role will likely know local communities very well and be aware of the wide range of services available within them. They are passionate about getting it right, able communicators and focused on using their experience to connect people with the help they need in their own communities.

Working daily with clients, health professionals, volunteers and service providers, our Community Navigator is focused on making sure a person’s journey to better wellbeing is as easy as possible - signposting and connecting them to existing services and opportunities. They will also work closely with the local authority, primary and secondary health care and police professionals, checking in on progress and making sure we can evidence the outcomes of the service are all important facets of the job – a job that makes a real difference in the lives of people.

This role is perfect for individuals with experience of working within a community team, setting  or health and/or wellbeing role using a case management approach. A practical understanding of primary and secondary care with the ability to champion and embrace change would be useful. The successful candidate will have a solution focused approach, be highly organised and be able to deliver to agreed service specifications and outcomes.

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Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have experience within a third sector/community health role and/or wellbeing setting?
  • Do you have the ability to turn around the lives of people through engagement and inclusion?
  • Do you have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes?
  • Do you motivate people, work well in a team and stay focused under pressure?
  • Do you feel passionate about helping people improve their own lives and wellbeing?

Please read our BAVO job application guidelines carefully before completing our application form

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Apply now!

Please note that emailed applications or CVs will not be accepted.

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Please return your completed form (together with equalities form) BY NO LATER THAN 25 APRIL 2019 AT 2PM marked with the job title to:
Andrea Queeley
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL

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Contact us

For further details contact BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]