Training for Social Prescribing Link Workers

Supporting Link Workers to the gain skills, competencies and confidence to thrive in their role

Link Workers play an integral role in health and community settings to improve health outcomes. Excellent professional development for Link Workers ultimately benefits individuals, communities and the health system – and evidence shows that workforce training can improve retention and recruitment.

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Our approach to training

We develop and deliver training with applied learning principles, ensuring Link Workers understand the fundamental components of their role. Our training is practitioner-led and all training has been co-developed and quality assured by practising Link Workers.

Our training supplements the twelve mandatory social prescribing modules that Link Workers are required to complete as part of the NHS England Workforce Development Framework.β€―It includes up-to-date information on the Minimum Dataset, the Information Standard and best practice collated from our Link Worker Advisory Group.β€―β€―

All our training encourages peer learning and critical thinking and includes practical day-to-day insights to ensure link workers feel confident in the role.

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Our courses for Social Prescribing Link Workers

Further resources and support

Our courses are costed and designed for commissioners to purchase. Social Prescribing Link Workers looking for support for themselves can find additional resources below.Β 


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