JOB TITLE: Community Connector


REPORTING TO: Partnership Manager


RESPONSIBLE FOR: The Community Connector will play a key role within the wider Integration of Health and Social Care Agenda. The core aim is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. They will provide a responsive person centred service aligned to GP Practice teams across East Ayrshire.


HOURS OF WORK: Full time


LOCATION OF POST: Kilmarnock, however there will be a requirement to work in other areas of

East Ayrshire.


SALARY: £24,000 per annum


Person SpecificationEssential Desirable
QualificationsSVQ Level 3 or above in relevant fieldEducated to Degree level or equivalent




Provide a specialist support service to patients, who are often experiencing complex social circumstances.

Negotiate and support access for patients to community-based services and activities that will support them to live well.

Build effective pathways to support patients to navigate existing complex circumstances.

Maintain accurate records to allow effective monitoring and evaluation of interventions.

Work autonomously to manage work load and deliver reports in an agreed format timeously.

Enable and support primary care staff to build and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of local community services and activities which can be utilised to the best interest of patients.

To undertake any other duties as deemed appropriate from time to time within the needs of the Council of Voluntary Organisations (East Ayrshire) Limited.


CLOSING DATE: Monday 17 Sept 2018.




Placements and Volunteering

We can offer volunteering and work placements if you’re looking for experience.

Please contact us on 01563 574000 if you are interested in volunteering with us.