Job Description

Salary Range: £46,140 to £51,445 pro rata per annum

Work Location: Hybrid working (home and office based), Fareham

Hours per week: 37 (part-time hours will be considered)

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 28 May 2024

The Role:

Join our innovative and dynamic Adults Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and work collaboratively with health and social care colleagues, leading a crucial service that provides quality safeguarding responses to the residents of Hampshire. MASH is currently going through a period of transformation, including changing the way safeguarding contacts are dealt with at the point of referral and a threefold expansion of the MASH service.

Working alongside another Team Manager, you’ll lead a team of Case Workers, Senior Case Workers, and Social Workers. This will include day-to-day people management, completing quality assurance checks, collaborating with partner agencies, responding to customer feedback, overseeing workloads, and supporting senior managers with data analysis and service improvement. As a qualified, registered Social Worker you’ll have extensive experience of taking responsibility for the professional practice of others and acting as a senior decision maker. Your resilient approach to changing priorities will ensure you can succeed in this fast-paced front door service. You’ll also have considerable team management experience, allowing you to confidently lead a team through transformation and manage uncertainty.

Take a look at our Candidate Pack (by visiting our website) for more information about the role, team and our values. The section ‘About you’ explains what specific knowledge, skills and experience we want you to tell us about.  Make sure you explain how you meet these requirements and demonstrate our values, in your application.

With a strong knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures both locally and nationally, you’ll be committed to Making Safeguarding Personal and be able to lead a group of practitioners to deliver excellent safeguarding interventions across all vulnerable adult groups. Using your first-class relationship management and communication skills, you’ll work collaboratively with colleagues to support their professional development. With excellent problem-solving skills, you’ll confidently identify effective solutions to issues and use your organisational skills to balance conflicting demands.

Hampshire County Council values the outstanding contribution you make to our service. In return, we can offer you a great learning environment in a team that values professional development, supports one another and makes a real difference. This is offered alongside an extensive Benefits package.

Values Based Recruitment:

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate our 5 core values in your application.  For more information on our values, please refer to the candidate pack.

Travel Requirements:

You may be required to visit other locations within Hampshire and therefore need to have the ability to travel, as necessary.

Additional Information:

Find out more about Working with us in Adults’ Health and Care, including our benefits and the recruitment process (by visiting our website),

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

For general enquiries contact For an informal chat about the role contact Gillian Williams, Service Manager (CART & MASH) on