Salary: £23,970 -£28,230 per annum + 8% pension contribution

Hours: 35 hours per week, based at ELGT office in Edinburgh

Contract Type: Fixed term – post currently funded until 31st March 2023

Closing date: Tuesday 6th October at 12:00 noon

Interview date: 14 October 2020

The Community Links Worker programme, funded by EVOC & Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, is delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

The Community Link Worker will be employed by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and will work as part of three practice teams in South East Edinburgh, to provide 1:1 person-centred and practical supports to people in contact with the GP practice team.

Taking a person-centred approach, you will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and well-being and link them to local, city and national activities and support services.

The postholder must have experience of working with people who are facing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges affecting people living in areas of disadvantage in relation to living well, extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis as well as experience in networking and relationship building with other professionals and organisations.

CLW Job pack

To apply for the post, please complete and return an application form by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 6th October to CVs will not be accepted.

ELGT CLW Application form

If you require the application in alternative formats, any reasonable adjustments for interview or for informal enquiries contact Charlie Cumming: 0131 445 4025 or email

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