Save time & effort looking for solutions and information
Increase consistency and quality assurance
Increase link worker resilience & capabilities
Reduce poor coordination and fragmented practices
Be connected to national link worker community of practice
Reduce costs and professional isolation
Join up to the membership as its reasonably priced, the link worker can learn at their pace and have access to peer group supervision which is vital for this role
The real value is that the NALW was in place before the NHS drive for Social Prescribing Link workers so it has the grass roots, non-medicalised, asset-based focus.
I thoroughly enjoyed meeting other link workers and discussing challenges, success, and sharing knowledge
It was good to learn about motivational interviewing and how to apply. I am grateful to my employer who paid for my membership.
It is great to know that there is help out there for us new to post with little or no guidance.
The courses have given me a good understanding of the role of a link worker and a holistic view of the process with tools to be more efficient in the role.
The group is really beneficial to me for networking, learning and sharing ideas with other link workers.
As I am new to the link working role, I found it all useful. Glad i signed up.
Thank you so much for the sample interview guide template, we used it last night and its perfect
Thanks for arranging the conference call. It was helpful to have some peer support and hear challenges for others, new in post to Social Prescribing. Such calls and conversations are very much needed as many social prescribers, myself included are working in isolation
Clinical directors, social prescribing link workers and managers sharing expertise and co-creating solutions to challenges at our 8th July 2019 historic annual conference.
Lack of adequate social prescribing link worker support will result in low link worker moral and motivation and effectiveness. Our comprehensive social prescribing link worker support offer is for organisations and primary care networks who wish to reduce costs as a result of high staff turn over and increase successful social prescribing programme (key performance indicators) KPIs.
Facilitated monthly small group sessions. A safe space for link workers to reflect on their practice, offload, learn from each other - exchange ideas and share experiences, feel supported and connected to a wider community.