We may conduct our interviews in person or using Microsoft Teams for video calling. All you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.
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The Community Link Worker programme is delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. We are looking to recruit to the post of Community Link Worker who will work in GP practices, as part of the practice team and will provide 1:1 person-centred support to people, to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and well-being and link them to local and national support services and activities. You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation in relation to living well, and extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis and with organisations.
For more details see the attached Role Profile below.
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North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.
Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.
For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.
Please note if you are the successful candidate your name and email address will be entered into the Disclosure Scotland PVG system to generate your PVG form which will be issued to your email with an enclosed link to complete.
As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:
Mobile – More than 90% of time spent primarily working on a mobile basis across multiple Council facilities and out in the community. There may be some limited opportunity to work from home.
This post has been allocated the workstyle: Mobile
More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles. If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.
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