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Qualified Children's Social Worker - Out of Hours Service HCC62645

Job Details:

 

Salary Range: £33,653 - £37,876 pro-rata, per annum, plus a market supplement of up to £1,400 pro-rata, per annum.
With additional allowances for bank holidays, Sundays, and evening hours you can expect to earn between £43,007 - £47,998 pro-rata, per annum for the 37 hour position, which includes the market supplement of £1,400 pro-rata, per annum.
Work Location: The Parkway, Fareham
Contract Type: 1x 37 hour permanent post, and 1x 13.33 hour secondment opportunity ending on 31 March 2022 available. Please state a preference on your application.
Closing Date: 23 May 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 3 June 2021
Contact details for an informal discussion: Neil Purvis or Diane Jones, Team Managers on 01329 282353

 

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

 

For further information about the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification on our website.

 

Please note that additional allowances will be paid for evenings, Sundays and bank holidays as per agreement with the service. For further information regarding allowances, the rota and any other questions, please contact Team Managers Neil Purvis or Diane Jones on 01329 282353.
 

What are we doing for our social workers? 

 

Our Social Workers are an asset to us, and we encourage our workforce to be creative and autonomous, while enabling them to work flexibly. We are committed to providing regular, reflective and effective supervision to support you, while ensuring you also have the working conditions you need for good practice to flourish.

 

We will:
 

  • Provide you with a hybrid tablet device, so you can work more effectively and flexibly
  • Provide five personal development days per annum
  • Ensure you have ample progression opportunities
  • Provide you and the team with 2 shared pool cars to use when visiting children and families. 
  • Assist with relocation by offering up to £8,500 for experienced social workers wanting to move to Hampshire (subject to management approval).

 

These are just some of the benefits you will receive as a Hampshire County Council employee.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such, and as per safer recruitment requirements, please note, we will take up references prior to interview.

 

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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