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Community Connector

Salary:£25,481 (NJC point 19)
Working hours:  35 hours per week
Contract length: Fixed term: 30 March 2022 (pending future funding)
Holidays: 25 days per annum, pro-rata (rising to 30 days after 5 years)
Based at: Various locations in Salford

Community Connectors are at the heart of our approach to social prescribing in Salford and we are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and person-centred individual to join our Wellbeing Matters team.

If you:

  • believe in people’s abilities to make changes to have a good quality of life.
  • see the best in others, are inspirational and a good listener.
  • are passionate about Salford and the people who live and work in Salford.
  • have a good understanding of services and community groups in Salford.
  • have good relationship building skills.
  • are resilient and can support resilience in others.

You could be our perfect Community Connector!

Working with the Social Prescribing Coordinator across Salford, you will support individual’s city wide to access local groups and activities adapting a strengths based approach in order to ultimately improve their health and wellbeing and connect to their community. In addition to working with individuals, you will be working with your local community to identify and develop opportunities to meet the residents in your area as well as liaising with healthcare professionals to support the service’s development.

How to apply

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 3 March 2021. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

If you would like any further information, please contact Kat Walsh on or 07964 426706

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please contact our HR Team.

Find out more about what makes Big Life a great employer, from career development to a comprehensive staff wellbeing package.

The Big Life group positively promotes diversity in the workforce. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.


Coronavirus update

In light of the current situation, we are making changes to the way we deliver services at the moment. One-to-one appointments that would normally be delivered face-to-face will now take place over the phone or through video call. There is no need to call us to confirm – your regular point of contact will call you at the time your appointment was scheduled.

We are also no longer holding groups inside. We’re currently arranging alternatives where possible through considering walking or virtual groups. Please contact your group facilitator, or the centre where the group runs from, for more information.

If you’re worried, think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus or want further information, see the latest advice from Public Health England.

Finally, if you’re struggling through self-isolation, please don’t feel alone. There are local community groups being created all over the country, which you can find here. Alternatively, you can call our community centres in your local area, which you can find here.