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Social Worker Personal Assistant HCC460811

Job Details:

 

Salary Range: £21,778 - £24,476 per annum 
Work Location: Countywide
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Temporary for 12 months
 

Please note, shortlisting and interviews will take place on a regular, rolling basis for these roles as applications are received. 

Support Hampshire social workers to change the lives of children

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker Personal Assistant to provide administrative support for social workers within Children’s Services. Your will assist social workers to manage their caseloads, with the aim to reduce office based social worker administration time.

 

As a Social Worker Personal Assistant, you will assist up to four social workers on a daily basis. Your role will be to proactively assist the social workers to manage their caseloads, whilst the social workers retain overall responsibility.  You will work with and under the direction of the Social Worker and in line with agreed departmental standards and procedures with the aim to reduce office based social worker admin time.

 

You will be confident and pro-active, not afraid to use your initiative, with excellent organisation and communication skills. In addition the role also requires good analytical skills, self motivation and good multi tasking skills.

 

Duties will include organising and co-ordinating diaries, communicating with clients and professionals (verbally and in writing), proactively arranging meetings, dealing with payments and transport, recording information on client records, updating chronologies, track and monitor caseload information and extracting information from various sources.

 

We have vacancies across the county so please specify your preferred location in your application. 

Additional Information:

 

Social Worker Personal Assistant : Job Description and Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

 

This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such, and as per safer recruitment requirements for Children's Services, references will be requested prior to interview. 

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

 

Please contact Jenny Hunter, Senior Administration Officer, at jenny.hunter@hants.gov.uk 

 

Hampshire County Council 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.

 

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

 

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

 

 


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