currently recruiting- october 2018; Red zebra community solutions and social enterprise kent

Job Title: Social Prescribing Coordinator

Location: Based in Whitstable to cover Herne Bay, Whitstable, Faversham, Canterbury, Ash and surrounding areas.

Hours: Full or part time (Non-negotiable working days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays due to meeting commitments on those days).

Salary: £21,000 (pro rata if part time)

Closing Date: Midday on 24th October

Who are we looking for?

You must be an enthusiastic team player who is a creative problem solver, demonstrates initiative and with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. A willingness to get on and succeed is an absolute must. You must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to talk to people on any level in a variety of settings, including 1-2-1 meetings, small and large presentations to organisations and GPs and many other health care professionals  This role is extremely proactive and you will be working to agreed targets. Our Social Prescribing Manager has won awards for her community engagement and this will be a fantastic opportunity for you to be mentored and developed. 

More about the role:

We are pleased to announce that Social Prescribing is coming to Herne Bay. This is a new role to cover the Herne Bay area in particular. The role will be responsible for the management and operational delivery of the Social Prescribing project, providing a referral system for GPs and other Healthcare professionals Canterbury and Coastal CCG area (Herne Bay, Canterbury, Faversham, Whitstable). The role will require supporting clients to access a range of health, social care, welfare advice and other support services. The role will require proactive engagement with healthcare professionals to stimulate referrals into the programme and with community based providers of services and activities. Clients will be supported on an individual basis to identify activities that will improve their health and wellbeing.

For an application form, please email Lorraine Simpson - or for an informal chat about the role, please call Fiona Keyte on 01227 272781.

social enterprise kent

Job Title: Employment Support Advisor

Fixed Term: Full time, fixed term until 31st December 2019

Salary: £21,000

Location: Flexible: Margate, Folkestone or Ashford (with travel Kent and East Sussex)

Closing Date: Thursday 1st November

SEK are proud to have been selected to deliver a new Big Lottery funded and ESF funded project, “Lots More to Offer” as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.  The ‘Lots More To Offer’ project has a specific focus on working with participants over the age of 45 who are furthest away from the labour market, including those who are economically inactive. The successful candidate will have experience of delivering client-facing services and of working with unemployed, disadvantaged community members, to help them move into employment, training or education. You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues faced by older workers when attempting to re-enter the labour market, and will be able to work with clients to overcome these barriers and move into a positive outcome.

We welcome applications from people of all ages and backgrounds, and those who have personal experience of some of the issues we are trying to address in Social Enterprise Kent would be especially welcome to apply.

Some travel will be required for this role, so the use of a car and a clean driving licence is essential.

SEK is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please click here to access the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please go to the top of the SEK job web page to download the Equality and Diversity Form.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Please send your application letter with your CV by e-mail to, or post your application to 2 floor, Mill Lane House, Mill Lane, Margate, Kent, CT9 1LB.

No agencies please.