Social Worker - Children's Services - East Hampshire

Recruiter
Hampshire County Council
Location
Hampshire
Salary
31479.00 - 35430.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Social Worker - Children's Services - East Hampshire
HCC
Organisation:
Hampshire County Council
Salary Range: GBP31,479 - GBP35,430 per annum, Market Supplement (Full Time Equivalent), Up to GBP1,400 per annum as confirmed by the manager
Work Location: Countywide
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent

Leap forward to the top 5% of children's services

Social workers who are as good as you are should be working among the best in your profession.

Hampshire County Council children's services has been consistently judged as good by Ofsted and has been in the top five per cent of children's services for ten years.

By joining us, you will be at the forefront of radical innovation in the delivery of children's services. It's an exciting time to join as we are developing more flexible, creative and efficient ways of working with children and families.

More freedom to practice

While the changes focus is on improving outcomes for children, our social workers are also seeking benefits with more freedom to practice and better work-life balance.

We genuinely value our social workers as reflected in the competitive basic salary and benefits package we offer and the opportunities to enhance this with market supplements.

Hampshire offers a safe and supportive working environment with positive team support, regular management and peer group supervision. We also have a comprehensive induction programme for those joining us.

Relief from admin burdens

Other practical support is provided in the form of social worker personal assistants - relieving you from the burden of many of the administrative tasks in children's social care.

You will also have access to trained volunteers who can be deployed to mentor young people, conduct return from missing interviews, and provide parenting support.

Our commitment to giving social workers a high level of support includes making sure you have the tools you need to do your job well. All our social workers will be issued mobile phones and tablets for greater flexibility and accessibility.

Come and join us

We need more good social workers like you to help us keep Hampshire's children safe and protected. Come and join us on the frontline, visit us at Children's Social Worker Careers for more information.

If you are newly qualified you will manage a reduced case load, with appropriate supervision. The salary for those on the ASYE will be GBP27,672 per annum.

Criminal records check

This post is subject to a criminal records check.

Additional information on the application process

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Contact details for an informal discussion

Kieran Lyons, District Service Manager, on

Interview Date: 9 & 11 August 2017
Closing date: 23 July 2017

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button.