Active Luton is a charitable trust offering health, leisure, wellbeing, community outreach, training and education services to all sectors of Luton’s diverse population. We’re much more than just sport!
We operate six health and leisure centres across the town including Inspire: Luton Sports Village with its 50m swimming pool and Olympic diving facilities, Lea Manor Recreation Centre, Lewsey Sports Park and Pool, Stockwood Park Athletics Centre, Stockwood Park Golf Centre and Hightown Community Sports and Arts Centre. We also operate Dell Farm Education Centre – a unique day and residential education centre offering inspirational outdoor learning experiences for school children, set in 23 acres of land near Whipsnade Zoo.
Our mission is to offer a wide variety of opportunities to get active and stay active to everyone in Luton regardless of age, background and ability.
About the job
Social Prescription (SP) is a new way of linking patents with sources of support. The Community Navigator will work closely with GPs to support individuals to access and connect with appropriate services and activities within the Community. Voluntary and Statutory sectors. The focus of the service is on prevention and early intervention to enpower people to take control of their health and wellbeing.
The post will be based predominantly within one GP cluster, working in GP practices serving key neighbourhoods.
£22,401 - £24,657 per year, fixed term until 31.03.2019.
37 hours a week 9.00 - 5.00 pm (occasional evenings and weekends)
Based mainly at Hightown Community Sports & Arts Centre but also community and Wigmore hall.
The successful candidate will contribute to the development of Active Luton's community wellbeing strategy through the signposting of patients and supporting the development of additional programmes that meet the needs of the community.
Closing date: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 30th July - 1st August 2018.
As an employee of Active Luton you can look forward to:
- generous holiday entitlement
- local government pension with generous employer contribution
- excellent support and development
- heavily discounted gym, swim and group fitness membership giving access to all Active Luton centres