Social Prescribing Community Development Officer:

Initially a 6 month fixed-term contract. Expected to continue subject to funding. Salary £22,462, hours 37.5 per week. Job share will be positively considered

Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire.
This brand new role is an exciting opportunity to join our Qube team and help shape the continued development of social prescribing across north Shropshire.

Social prescribing is a non-medical ‘prescription’ which supports people to make positive changes to their lives.

The main purpose of this post is to support voluntary and community groups to become more involved with social prescribing. This will involve working closely with the Voluntary and community sector and Health/Public sectors, across north Shropshire, providing information and advice, networking opportunities and the development of services where gaps are identified.

The successful applicant will have experience of working within the voluntary sector and a good knowledge of voluntary sector structures, policies and procedures. This post requires an organised, can-do attitude together with the ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals.
This role is full-time and initially a fixed term contract for 6 months with the expectation that it will continue subject to funding. Job sharing will be positively considered for the right applicants.

Download the full job description application form below (CVs will not be accepted) or contact Laurel Roberts CEO, Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry, SY11 1RB. Tel: 01691 656882 email: or

Closing date: 13th November 2020

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