The post holder will work closely with GP’s and Allied Health Professionals throughout the Rhondda area to support referred individuals to address non-medical issues that may be causing or exacerbating health problems. Aiming to support individuals to take greater control of their own health and address their needs through identifying their interests and connecting them to activities, groups and services in the community.
Interlink is the County Voluntary Council (CVC) for Rhondda Cynon Taf, supporting individuals, communities and organisations to work together to make a positive impact on the life of people who live and work in Rhondda Cynon Taf and also in Merthyr Tydfil with Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil (VAMT).
We act as an umbrella body or ‘Hub’ to support over 550 members through helping plan and develop projects, activities and events as well as helping members plan and manage what they do. This is about using all the amazing skills and knowledge within communities to turn ideas into action and to make a difference. Our members come in all shapes and sizes, some are small community groups and others are larger charities, we love working with them all!
We believe stronger communities result from building on their existing assets and strengths, empowering individuals, communities and organisations to have an equal voice and to make a difference through community development. The better we understand, respect and value each other, the more we listen the better we will be able to and work together to make a difference, tackle poverty, improve wellbeing and reduce inequality.
Find out more about us at www.interlinkrct.org.uk
Job Description available for download here
Fixed Term until March 2020.
Location: Varied: Outreach throughout the Rhondda GP cluster area plus Interlink base
Interview date: 7 June 2019
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Application closing date: NOON Friday 31 May 2019