Social Worker
Hampshire County Council
Romsey, HAM, GB
5d ago

Are you a Social Worker looking for a rewarding and exciting challenge?

Join our high-performing, dedicated team, who are committed to promoting the well-being of Deaf British Sign Language users with presenting Social care needs countywide.

As a qualified Social Worker, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to assess, monitor and review the social care needs of the individuals that use our services, as well as carers and have an understanding of the equipment deaf people use.

The post requires the ability to demonstrate positive communication skills as well as case load management. You will have some knowledge of the Care Act and be familiar with the Strength Based approach in their practice.

Within this role there is a commitment to personal development within Hampshire Adult Services. You' will join a friendly, professional and supportive team and will benefit from regular supervision and training opportunities.

This role is to cover the whole of Hampshire, and the office base is the Former Magistrates Court in the small historic town of Romsey.

Please note the successful candidate will be a minimum level 2 British Sign Language user and we will also welcome applications from Newly Qualified Social Workers.

What we can offer you

We understand the demands and emotional challenges of the job. That's why we provide our team with a positive, safe and supportive working environment.

Alongside this we prioritise regular supervision and exclusive Continuous Professional Development Opportunities.

In return for your valuable contribution we offer a competitive

Additional Role Information :

Social Worker HCC62017 -

Values Based Recruitment :

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 4 core values we hold in your application.

The 4 core values are :

  • Person Centred : Has a person centred and strengths-based approach that empowers service users and carers to live independent lives.
  • Resilience : Successfully manages change and develops and maintains their wellbeing and resilience.
  • Accountable : Takes responsibility for work, actions and development; and acknowledges individual and shared accountability.
  • Works Together : Builds supportive internal and external working relationships through positive communication and constructive feedback.
  • Vetting Requirements :

    This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check.

    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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