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Our monthly newsletter update for link workers & organisations involved with social prescribing & link working








Welcome to November 2018 Newsletter!










Our monthly newsletter update for link workers & organisations involved with social prescribing & link working
 
Opportunities


A social prescription for London

The London Assembly Health Committee is launching an investigation into the Mayor’s plans to make social prescribing a more routine element of healthcare in London. The committee is calling for views and information from organisations and individuals.

VCSE health and wellbeing fund 2019 to 2020
Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for funding to run projects focused on improving children and young people’s mental health.






The Department of Health and Social care is running a series of 'Meet the Funder' webinars for the voluntary and community sector. For information about how to join, please email HWF.Webinar@dhsc.gov.uk


LAST CHANCE to join the waiting list for our INVITATION ONLY inaugural annual link worker success conference & link worker celebration day 2019
We are near capacity and will be closing the list on 21st December 2018 or sooner once we reach full capacity, so hurry!!






Our latest blog
Social Prescribing link worker: 5 ways to boost client attendance




Social prescribing coming of age conference: 2 key issues that emerged








National Association of Link Workers response to the government’s loneliness strategy





 
Resources
 
Jobs
Job vacancies:

Merton Voluntary Service Council : Project Coordinator, Social Prescribing (London)

Birmingham settlement : Community Action Worker x1 & Community Health & Wellbeing Worker x1 (Birmingham)

One Walsall : Community Link Officer x4 (Walsall)



Industry events
Save the date: London Social Prescribing Vision Launch
Thursday, 18 April 2019

North West regional Social Prescribing network
13 December 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm


If you have member news/tips, opportunities, resources events to share or questions, please email us at membership@connectlink.org



 
 
 
 
 
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