Job vacancy: SPA Co-ordinator (2 posts) – SOAR

SOAR is a regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, volunteering and support into employment.

SOAR has two exciting vacancies in our Health Team for:

SPA Co-ordinator (2 posts to be recruited)

Full-time: 37 hours per week (flexible hours)

Salary: £20,085 – £21,470

Permanent (subject to funding).

Post A – SAPA5 Primary Care Network. Incorporating Longley, Parson Cross, Shirecliffe, Shiregreen and Southey area

Post B – North2 Primary Care Network. Incorporating Abbeyfield, Burngreave, Firshill, Firth Park, Fir Vale and Wincobank area

Key terms and conditions

  • 25 days holiday
  • 1 day birthday leave
  • 8% non-contributory pension


• SOAR is a living wage employer and seeks to uprate salaries by the annual increase in the living wage

• Cycle to Work scheme – Buy a bike tax free and cycle to work

• Westfield Foresight Health Plan – Annual benefits and services such as routine dental work and check-ups, etc.

Purpose of Job

The SPA Coordinator will deliver the triage, assessment and coordination function within SOAR’s Social Prescribing Service, working on a one to one basis to:

• Act as a single point of access for all referrals from Primary Care Network members and partner organisations into the Social Prescribing System

• Undertake an initial client ‘triage and assessment’ and co-produce a personalised support plan that encourages empowerment of an individual to take control of their own health and wellbeing (‘what matters to me’)

• Develop a comprehensive knowledge of wider support services for individuals with varying support needs, developing and implementing referral pathways where appropriate

• Work collaboratively with others as part of a multi-agency approach to produce a holistic model to meet the varying needs of the population.

Further information

For more information or to request an application pack please contact:
Marilyn Scarrott on 0114 213 4120 or

If you would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact
Guy Weston (Health Services Manager) on 0114 213 4065

Closing date for applications : Wednesday 9th October 2019 (by 12.00)

Interview will be held: Week commencing Monday 14th October 2019