Sp Webinar

Exploring career pathways, training and development for social prescribing link workers

28 June 2023 1:00pm – 2:30pmBST (+01:00)
Location TBC

This webinar will focus on developing a career pathway for Social Prescribing Link Workers.

Setting out NHS England’s commitment to the workforce to be able to access high quality training, qualifications and professional development to ensure that they are supported and able to develop in the roles and ensure best practice in supporting the needs of the people they support.  We will be exploring entry routes into the roles including apprenticeships and volunteering through to career progression opportunities, whilst addressing skills gaps through the Social Prescribing Workforce Development Framework.

We will include tips on how the competency framework and portfolio of evidence can be used to capture learning development including apprenticeships and qualifications.


Social Prescribing Link Workers, GPs, practice managers, ICS and ICB workforce leads, wider health and care colleagues working to develop multidisciplinary teams and the integration of care.

The webinar may also be suitable for individuals working in aligned services, such as secondary and community health services or other services where there is an opportunity to align and improve existing pathways.


To increase knowledge and understanding about continuing professional development and career progression opportunities for Social Prescribing Link Workers.

For employers outlining the importance of continued professional development to support and retain the workforce.


  •      Increase awareness of career development opportunities
  •      Improve understanding of academic learning and career development opportunities
  •      Explore opportunities for employers to support the workforce

Questions about this event?

Name: Alison Green/Danni Wood



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