Community Navigation

Volunteers who make it easier to access community activities, social support and other non-medical services.

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Welcome to the Community Navigation service

Established in August 2014, Community Navigation is a social prescribing service operating in partnership with GP surgeries across Brighton and Hove. Community Navigators are trained volunteers with previous experience of supporting people.

They work with a person to help them identify and access the right local groups and services. Navigators facilitate onwards referrals by making arrangements on the person’s behalf as needed, filling in forms, making appointments and following up.

Around half the people we support are aged over 65 and many are experiencing social isolation or anxieties about their medical conditions or wellbeing in general. Community Navigation is a proven method of helping people improve their wellbeing and access the services and groups they want and need.

We are recruiting for volunteers!

To find out more, and to apply, download the application pack here.



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Become a Community Navigator

Want to help people connect with their community and increase their wellbeing? Want to be part of an innovative service that makes a real difference? Want to be part of an award-winning local charity?

We’re recruiting volunteers to help people find and access local groups and services to improve their health and wellbeing.

Our Community Navigation volunteers:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have experience of helping people in a supporting or caring role
  • Enable people to access activities and services

Our volunteers receive lots of support and are part of a friendly, committed team. All Community Navigators have access to ongoing, specialist training and receive out of pocket expenses.

Our Navigators tell us:
“It’s empowering, seeing what you can do as a Navigator”
“The best part of the role is improving someone’s wellbeing and helping them connect with the community”

For more information, or to apply, click here or contact: / 01273 229385


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For more information about the Community Navigation service at Impetus please call 01273 229382

Clair Rowe (Service Manager) —
Alex Brining (Community Navigation Coordinator) —
Mel Pickett (Community Navigation Coordinator) –
Seb Feast (Data & Admin Support) —

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Community Navigation releases extended pilot evaluation
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