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Social Worker - Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: Up to £40 per hour + complete home working
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Date posted: 16-10-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J456_1602844723

Hampshire County Council are looking for experienced Social Workers on a Locum basis for their Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team. They offer complete home working for their Social Workers, with visits and intervention work being conducted remotely where possible, with the only home visits needed being in an emergency.

The CAST Team works with families when there is a need for a Child and Family Assessment after all the information is gathered from the MASH Team. You will complete Child Protection, Children in Need and Child Looked After assessments with the aim being to help the families build their resilience and improve their situations for them to remain together where possible. If not possible then you would also undertake court work to achieve permanence for the Child.

With "Outstanding" across the board they are an extremely desirable Local Authority to work for, with excellent support and supervision provided.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience within CP/CIN and Court working Teams
  • Strong Assessment skills and experience
  • Ability to be self-motivated with strong organisational skills as working remotely
  • Be able to organise and prioritise admin and reports of your caseload, within given timescales

What do you get?

  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • On site parking provided as standard
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities offering up to £40 ph dependant on experience and interview.
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555 / 07384 466 396.