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Hampshire County Council

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Leap forward to the top 5% of children’s services with Hampshire County Council

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A sponsored feature by Hampshire County Council

Social workers who are as good as you are should be working among the best in your profession.

Hampshire County Council children’s services has been consistently judged as good by Ofsted and has been in the top five per cent of children’s services for ten years.

By joining us, you will be at the forefront of radical innovation in the delivery of children’s services. It’s an exciting time to join as we are developing more flexible, creative and efficient ways of working with children and families.

More freedom to practice

While the focus is on improving outcomes for children, our social workers are also seeking benefits with more freedom to practice and better work-life balance.

We genuinely value our social workers as reflected in the competitive basic salary and benefits package we offer and the opportunities to enhance this with market supplements.

Hampshire offers a safe and supportive working environment with positive team support, regular management and peer group supervision. We also have a comprehensive induction programme for those joining us.

Relief from admin burdens

Other practical support is provided in the form of social worker personal assistants – relieving you from the burden of many of the administrative tasks in children’s social care.

You will also have access to trained volunteers who can be deployed to mentor young people, conduct return from missing interviews, and provide parenting support.

Our commitment to giving social workers a high level of practical support includes professional training and development at every step of your career as well as making sure you have the tools you need to do your job well. All our social workers will be issued with mobile phones and tablets for greater flexibility and accessibility.

Come and join us

We need more good social workers like you to help us keep Hampshire’s children safe and protected.

Come and join us on the frontline.