Social Prescribing Service Manager

Closing date: 

Sunday, 8 October, 2023



Full/Part Time: 

Full Time


35 per week

Contract details: 


Are you passionate about community-centred approaches to tackling health inequalities? RedbridgeCVS is looking for a compassionate, organised and experienced manager with excellent communication skills to support the day to day operations of our busy social prescribing service.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing and developing a dedicated and committed team of advisors and buddies who work closely with local people to support them to reach their personal goals. Ideally you will have experience of supporting people holistically through complex situations.

You will work with voluntary and statutory sector partners across Redbridge to ensure a joined-up and coordinated approach to referrals and will build an extensive knowledge of local service provision in the borough. You will also work closely with the Social Prescribing Network Manager to link into the local social prescribing eco-system.

You will support the Social Prescribing Programme Manager with their strategic planning through reporting with data and insights backed by a detailed understanding of operational success and challenge.

The ideal candidate will be a great networker with excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive and intuitive manager joining our well established and experienced team.  

Please note that this role is 35 hours a week, mainly working in the RCVS office or out in the community.

How to apply

To apply for this post please download the job pack on our website and return your completed application form by no later than Sunday 8th October. Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they are received and will interview on a rolling basis, so early applications are strongly advised.

About RedbridgeCVS

RedbridgeCVS is the local umbrella body for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) in Redbridge. We are a small, friendly team based in central Ilford - just 20 minutes by train from Liverpool Street station. Every year we support over 350 voluntary and community groups, helping them to flourish and make a difference in their communities.

At RedbridgeCVS, we recognise that our team is our greatest asset. We aim to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported and fulfilled. We currently offer the following benefits to all our team members:

  • A supportive learning culture and opportunities to develop in your role
  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • A bank holiday swap scheme: Swap up to 3 bank holidays a year for another day more meaningful to you
  • Access to a 24/7 advice line, face to face counselling and employee discounts via our digital wellbeing platform
  • Flexible working opportunities (subject to service requirements)
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Season ticket and cycle to work scheme



Job pack: 

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