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Qualified Hub Worker

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/820/24663
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 13:43 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/06/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,991 - £30,510 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Horley

The starting salary for these roles is as follows:

  • £27,991 per annum working as a Qualified Hub Worker for 36 hours per week
  • £13.20 per hour working as a Bank Hub Worker (zero hour contract)
  • £14.91 per hour working as a Bank Qualified Hub Worker (zero hour contract)

Are you enthusiastic and committed to supporting adolescents and their families who might be experiencing significant stressors or crises?

The No Wrong Door™ Model is part of Surrey’s new services for adolescents and we are looking for committed and enthusiastic practitioners to join our multi-agency team as Hub Workers.

This is a very rewarding, yet challenging position, where you will be a meaningful person in a child’s life. You will act as a key worker, becoming a positive and reliable role model for young people who have high levels of vulnerability or risk, always having an eye to their long-term outcomes as well as meeting their immediate or short-term needs.

You will work in the front-line of our No Wrong Door Hub, which is based within our registered children’s home. Along with the residential duties you will also provide outreach services and intensive support for families experiencing crisis. At the heart of our service are effective relationships and restorative approaches with children and families; you will work with young people in the children’s home, in the community and in their own home to support them with being safe, restoring and maintaining relationships, building on their talents and aspirations, and helping them engage with education, health and well-being resources.

You will be someone who can build relationships with young people, especially those who may be the hardest to reach, or whose needs are not well-served by current services. When working in the children’s home you will contribute to the day-to-day care of young people and the running of a home, ensuring quality care is provided in accordance with standards.

In return for your expertise, commitment and experience we will enable your ongoing learning and development through a culture of high support and high challenge. You will gain access to a range of learning and development activities including Restorative Approaches, Motivational Interviewing and Contextual Safeguarding, as well as the opportunity to obtain a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Care (if not already held).

We have the following opportunities for Hub Workers:

Hub Worker – this is an entry level position for applicants who are aged 22 and over and have:

  • An understanding of the issues that may affect young people on the edge of care or looked after
  • Great communication with good verbal, IT and written skills
  • An ability to build authentic relationships with young people and to show passion and commitment to the principles and culture of the No Wrong Door model
  • A willingness and ability to complete an Apprenticeship as a Children, Young People and Families Practitioner within 24 months of appointment
  • Commitment to the working pattern of the role including shifts, weekends and unsocial hours

Qualified Hub Workers – for applicants who have already obtained their Diploma in Residential Care (or equivalent) and who can clearly evidence:

  • A proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with adolescents, their families and professionals involved in their care, and knowledge of the issues that affect them, including trauma, attachment, and contextual safeguarding
  • Proven experience in residential care or relevant experience which enables them to take responsibility for leading shifts and/or on a particular area of responsibility
  • Demonstrable competence in contributing to effective assessment, risk management and strengths-based care planning
  • Commitment to the working pattern of the role, which includes shifts, weekends and unsocial hours

Bank Hub Workers and Bank Qualified Hub Workers – for applicants who may want the flexibility of working shifts as and when needed by the service on a zero hours contract basis.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th June 2022 with interviews to follow. 

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Colin Christensen on 07968 832467 or by e-mail at colin.christensen@surreycc.gov.uk.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/820/24663
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 13:43 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/06/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,991 - £30,510 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Horley

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