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Social Worker - UASC HCC616036

Job Details:


Salary Range: £38,092 - £42,389 per annum plus up to £4500 per annum market supplement
Work Location: Parkway, Fareham
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent

The Role:


To support UASC and refugee young people and children. To support with placements, undertake age and trafficking assessments and follow CIC procedures. 

To use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers within a specific care group in accordance with agreed competencies, quality standards and professional good practice in relation to case and risk management. To arrange, provide or purchase appropriate services/care within the Departments agreed priorities and resource framework to reflect best value principals and to comply with legislation and statutory duties. 

To work in partnership with users, carers, relatives, and other agencies, to identify current and future service requirements and contribute to service development within the scope of the role.


Key Decision-Making Areas:  

•    Decide which risks and care/support needs fall within the Department’s agreed priorities and eligibility criteria.
•    In consultation with manager, individual and other stakeholders, decide on the  most appropriate level and type of service provision to meet identified needs/risks. 
•    Decide on appropriate care plan which is within statutory and legal framework and reflects best value. Manager will authorise expenditure. 
•    Decide on day-to-day case management activities e.g. arrange and conduct meetings. 

Additional Information:

Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a criminal records check. As such, please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Jenny Hunter, Senior Administrative Officer


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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