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Qualified Children's Social Worker (Out of Hours) HCC536131

Job Details:

Salary Range: £34,242 - £38,539 pro-rata, per annum, plus a market supplement of up to £1,400 pro-rata, per annum. (Actual salary £12,309 - £13,854 per annum, plus market supplement up to £503 per annum)
Additional allowances are payable for bank holidays, Sundays, and evening hours.
Work Location: The Parkway, Fareham
Hours per week: 13.3
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date:  11 July 2022

Be a Social Worker for Hampshire County Council and practice in an Outstanding Local Authority

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Out of Hours Social Worker who is committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people and their families. You will use your experience and apply your professional knowledge to transform outcomes for individuals, relatives and carers, whilst facilitating effective multi-agency solutions.


With your significant Social Work experience, you’ll have excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to all different kinds of people and the motivation to grow in your role through personal and professional development. You will be determined to make a difference for both the service and the children who need it. You will know what excellent practice looks like and will be able to improve outcomes for children and their families. Most importantly however, you will have a passion for supporting children and families to ensure that they thrive and flourish.


Flexibility in working hours is key to ensure services are delivered at optimal times of the day to reflect the needs of the family. Therefore, you will be required to work a rota which is outside of standard business hours including Bank Holidays, evenings and weekends.


As you will be working with families across a large geographical area, please note you must also be able to meet the travel requirements of the role.


Please note that additional allowances will be paid for evenings, Sundays and bank holidays as per agreement with the service.

Additional Information:


Qualified Children's Social Worker - Out Of Hours : Job Description & Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such, in line with safer recruitment requirements please note that references may be requested prior to interview. 

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Please contact the Duty Manager on 01329 282353.


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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