Job vacancy: Social Prescribing Link Worker (Sheffield Futures)

Temporary Until 31st December 2021

37 Hours Per Week – 1.0 FTE (x2 vacancies)

Salary: £25,313 per annum

Sheffield Futures is an independent charity, supporting young people and communities to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life.

Sheffield Futures is delivering an innovative Young People’s Social Prescribing Service. This service aims to support young people with a wide range of health and wellbeing needs and to improve access to appropriate activities and emotional wellbeing support.

We are looking for two experienced and self-motivated individuals to work as part of the Door43 Health and Wellbeing Service at Sheffield Futures.

The Role

The post holder will implement and deliver a Young People’s Social Prescribing service, working alongside GPs, Door43 and other primary care health professionals to identify, and engage with people aged 13-25.

The post holder will build a database of social prescription activities and co-develop bespoke support plans with young people to engage them in these social prescriptions, to ultimately improve wellbeing and independence and self-management.

The role will be based in GP surgeries and community settings, with requirements to travel, therefore holding a full driver’s licence is desirable. Evidenced experience working with young people with emotional wellbeing issues, or in a health and social care setting is essential.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be Qualified to Level 3 or above in youth, health, social care, counselling or other related discipline. The candidate will also have experience of engaging and working with young people, excellent holistic assessment skills and experience of providing empowering support to young people to improve health, recovery, and wellbeing outcomes.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Thursday 21st January 2021, 12 noon             Interviews: Thursday 28th and Friday 29th January 2021

To apply for this position online please visit for-us/ to download an application form which should be emailed to Please note applications must be made on the Sheffield Futures application form and be received by the above deadline to be considered.

Sheffield Futures is committed to: promoting diversity in the workplace and to equality of opportunities; safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. Charity Registration Number 1044940

Social Prescribing Link Worker JD (Sept 2020) Application-Form Social Prescribing Link Worker (1.0 FTE)