The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Armed Forces Social Prescribing Education and Training Development Coordinator


The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is seeking to appoint a Co-ordinator to work with Northumbria University on the  NHS Armed Forces Social Prescribing E-Learning project.  The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is a grant making charity, which supports the Armed Forces Covenant by funding projects which address specific priorities.  To find out more about our work please visit our website

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, coordinating and producing the educational material for the NHS Armed Forces Social Prescribing E-Learning module.

This will include the development of a bespoke software application, developing armed forces social prescribing link worker roles and creating an educational package on social prescribing in the armed forces community for all social prescribers.

The successful candidate for this role will be an employee of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust and be seconded to work with The Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families Research Hub at Northumbria University.

Please see attached/link for job description and person specification.

The Successful Candidate

The Trust is looking for a motivated individual, who has the ability to work remotely with supervision. The candidate must have previously served in the Armed Forces or from an Armed Forces family and/ or be able to demonstrate a good understanding and experience of the armed forces community. It is essential that the candidate demonstrates experience of producing training material based on a key skills framework, preferably e-learning.

Salary £24,000-30,000 depending on experience for a full-time, two year fixed term contract.

The post holder will be expected to work from home, with occasional travel to the University.

How to apply:  Applications should take the form of a letter (no more than two pages of A4) providing evidence of how you meet the person specification, and a CV – both attached to an email addressed to giving the contact details for two professional referees and how you know them.  Please also tell us about your availability/likely notice period. Please include the wording ‘Application for Social Prescribing Co-ordinator’ in the subject line. 

Timetable:  Deadline for applications is midday on 12 April 2021

Interviews:  Expected to be held on or around 23 April 2021

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