Job Advert: Join Merton's Social Prescribing Team

Help refer patients to a variety of local non-clinical services

PCN Social Prescribers are the new addition to our successful social prescribing service and will support each one of the six local Primary Care Networks to assist local people to access appropriate services provided by voluntary and community organisations and other agencies. 


We are seeking an individual to join our successful Social Prescribing Service in Merton. This role will help to strengthen the links between general practice (GPs), community, voluntary and public services to improve residents’ health and wellbeing. 


We expand the options available in primary care by creating a ‘managed’ way for referrals of patients with social, emotional and/or practical needs to a variety of local non-clinical services in the community. These include leisure, social activities, education, welfare, housing and employment advice and support.


About The Role | How To Apply:

  • 35 hrs per week
  • 12 month fixed term contract with possible extension, subject to funding
  • £28,769 plus pension (includes Outer London Weighting)
  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 4th October (Midnight)
  • Formal interviews will be held during the week of 5th October 2020
  • Applicants will be notified by telephone if they are to be invited for interview
  • Please complete and submit your application form by email to

September 10, 2020