Vacancies: Social Prescribing Team Leaders


We are recruiting Team Leaders for the West Northumberland Primary Care Network Living Well Service and the Northumbria Primary Care Network Social Prescribing Service.

Job Title: Team Leader

Responsible to: Adapt (NE) and Northumbria PCN or Adapt (NE) and West Northumberland PCN

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm,  full-time /job share

Location: Ponteland surgery and office base Cramlington with travel across the Northumbria PCN or Prudhoe surgery and office base Hexham with travel across the West Northumberland PCN

Salary: £ 29,179.92 per year

Benefits: 25 days holiday per year, plus statutory holidays pro rata

This is an opportunity to be involved in delivering and supporting solutions for primary care patients across the two PCN areas. We are recruiting Team Leader posts for each PCN area.

The Team Leader will work with a small team and be the first point of contact for staff. The Team Leader will report directly to the Adapt (NE) Director and liaise with identified staff within the PCN and when required individual Practice Managers and/or practice based Care Navigators across a range of GP practices.

You will be responsible for developing the service identifying opportunities to promote the service to potential patients, developing in partnership a robust plan to support community involvement.

Please find the job description and person specification for each role below.

Please tell us how you meet the person specification within the application form, and return with the signed GDPR consent form by email by 5.00pm Monday 8 May 2023.

Interviews will be held at Adapt (NE) offices in Hexham –

Wednesday 24 May 2023 – West Northumberland PCN Team Leader

Friday 26 May 2023 – Northumbria PCN Team Leader

If you require any further information or wish to arrange an informal discussion about these roles, please contact Liz Prudhoe by email:


Team Leader Northumbria PCN Social Prescribing Service job description/person specification

Team Leader West Northumberland PCN Living Well Service job description/person specification

Team Leader Application Form

GDPR Consent Form