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Community Health & Wellbeing Worker

What is this role / Apprenticeship?

Community Health and Wellbeing Workers are a rapidly expanding workforce supporting the increasing emphasis across government departments on improving the health of local people and communities by preventing poor health and tackling inequalities. Their work is informed by the wider social determinants of health, such as the social, cultural, political, economic, commercial and environmental factors that shape the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to work in partnership with individuals and their communities to identify and address health and wellbeing needs, improve health, prevent ill-health and reduce inequalities. 

What qualifications will I get?

  • Level 2 Certificate in Functional Skills English
  • Level 2 Certificate in Functional Skills Mathematics
  • Institute for Apprenticeships Community Health & Wellbeing Worker Level 3, achievable at Pass or Distinction.

What are the entry requirements?
Undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) process and provide the result prior to starting

Typical job titles might include:

Care or Service Navigator, Community Connector, Community Health Champion, Health Trainer, Live Well Coach, Social Prescribing Link Worker.

Who can apply?

Our apprenticeship is open to applications from the NHS, local authorities, third sector and all employers working in the health and wellbeing field. Our apprenticeship is accredited by the Personalised Care Institute.

Contact Info

Head Office
8 Piccadilly Arcade
Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire ST1 1DL

01782 827 827