Job Description

Take on a vital role in Hampshire Children’s Services by supporting our Social Workers!

This role is a great opportunity to join Hampshire County Council if you have experience of working with children and families. You will be based in the busy Children’s Reception Team processing referrals in respect of vulnerable children and young people. As a confident communicator, you will work collaboratively with families and a wide range of professionals to improve the outcomes for children and families.

You will have a good knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and young people and be able to identify risks that impact on their well-being and safety. Experience of working with children, young people and families in a safeguarding environment would be an advantage. Good verbal and written communication skills are desirable as is the ability to engage with children, families, and professionals. Literacy, numeracy and I.T.  skills are essential part of the role.

For a full list of the role requirements and selection criteria, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.

Vetting Requirements:

Please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested 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.

For more information, or to apply, please click here.