Karis Neighbour Scheme, Closing date: 16 June

Karis Neighbour Scheme (KNS) is seeking to appoint a Listening & Guidance Social Prescriber as part of our Listening and Guidance Service. 16-20 hours per week Primarily based in GP Practices in the Edgbaston area Salary: £28,407-£31,369 (pro rata) (Equivalent up to Band 5).

The Listening and Guidance service sits within the ‘Talking Therapies’ provided by the NHS. This specialised Social Prescribing and professional listening support service is offered within Primary Care settings (GP surgeries and telephone), based on an approach to health and wellbeing which addresses the emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs of patients.

The service is available for all patients irrespective of their faith, beliefs or cultural background.

Listening and Guidance has been found to be particularly effective for patients experiencing loss or change in their lives, e.g. in relationships, work, health, bereavement, confidence, purpose, lifestyle, self-efficacy, relocation, crisis, trauma or mental health.

The Listening and Guidance service is looking for an experienced pastoral person to join our team.

The role involves:
· delivering personalised care through listening sessions, addressing patients’ emotional, pastoral and spiritual needs.

· sign-posting patients to other provision in the community as needed.

Training and supervision will be provided.

For Job Description, Person Specification and application form, please contact [email protected]

Deadline for Applications: 16th June 2023