Social Care Hub

Supported by the Mayor of London.

About

The North East London Social Care Hub is part of the Mayors Academy Program and covers the seven boroughs, to include, Barking and Dagenham, City of London, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

As part of the promise of the hub, we are dedicated to supporting local residents in these boroughs.

The Hub is committed to helping those from underrepresent groups, for example, those not in education or training, young people (16-24 years old), Older people (50+), Lone parents, People with caring responsibilities, Deaf, Disabled, Unemployed or those earning less than £18,525.00 per year.

The Social Care Hub provides full wrap around support, that enables you to overcome any challenges that are preventing you from starting your career in the adult social care sector.

Support Includes

The Social Care Hub works closely with Council teams and partners to access the right services for you!

From establishing pathways to support local residents in to work via, holistic support, which could be anything from benefit advice, training, work experience, CV writing, Interview support, dressing for success, support when in employment, and so much more!

Our Team

The team is responsible for leading and delivering on the aims, goals, and outcomes of the Social Care Hub, with a strong combined background and wealth of knowledge within our departments, to include, Training and Placement, Outreach and Engagement and Job Brokerage team, working together to deliver on this initiate, and ensure successful outcomes for those that access the hub.

Our Aims and Goals

Raising the profile of Adult Social Care and the web of opportunities in the sector

Supporting Londoners in a holistic way to ensure they are receiving and accessing the right resources and training to start their careers in the sector

Providing on-going assistance to Londoners once in employment, via regular check-ins, ongoing access and signposting to professional development and options to navigate own personal career within the sector.

Upskilling the existing adult social care workforce, to ensure access to professional development

Ensuring the Londoners have access to the right training at the right time

How We Will Do This

Continued consultation with Care Providers delivering services across NEL, ensuring that the workforce existing or new is supported with current and relevant, training and resources opportunities as per sector expectation

- A campaign launch in each northeast London Borough

- Outreach, community engagement

- Attending 10+ monthly careers and job fair events across NEL

- On-going development of our website and launch of app

- Working in partnership with over 20 + organisations, and continuing to build on this network