Social Hub Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
pro-rata)
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
06 Oct 2020
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Starfish Health and Wellbeing currently runs a project 'Wolverhampton Social Hub' to support unemployed or economically inactive adults within Wolverhampton to improve their employability.

Vacancy: Social Hub Worker
Location: Wolverhampton
Hours: 20hrs per week
Contract: 3 month Fixed term (with potential for extension)
Salary: GBP19,000 per annum (pro-rata)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to represent this project, supporting the development of Social Hubs in community venues in Wolverhampton. The Social Hubs will be for people to share interests, build skills and reduce social isolation.

Duties will include:

* Overseeing a user-led programme of group activities for The Social Hub members to participate in. Activities facilitated will encompass, maintain and improve social, leisure, cultural, recreational, creative, communication, educational, and vocational skills.

* Encouraging and enabling service users to overcome the barriers they experience to social interaction and assist them in taking responsibility for their own social life.

* Developing a therapeutic relationship which is conducive to the Hub members reaching their full potential within stated goals set out by them at their initial assessment.

You will need experience of working with people who have suffered with a mental health problem for at least 2 years, along with a high standard of written communication and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants must have a good understanding of the voluntary sector and demonstrate empathy and a non-judgemental approach.

Starfish Health and Wellbeing is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All Post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Closing date for completed applications for both roles: 29th September 2020

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please click 'Apply' - you will be sent an email from CHM Recruit including the application pack to complete. Please do not send CVs.

Starfish Health and Wellbeing is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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