Social Worker (Learning Disabilities)

  • Job Reference: 1320560367-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Hampshire County Council
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £38,092 to £45,389
  • Bonus/Benefits: market supplement for Senior Social workers
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 15:46:00 GMT

Job Description

You'll use your excellent relationship management skills to collaborate and negotiate with individuals, their families, providers and other health care professionals, to proactively encourage independent and safe living within the community.

Take a look at our Candidate Pack 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.

Whether you're an experienced Social Worker, looking to stretch yourself and take on a new challenge or returning to Social Work after a break, we would love to hear from you.

Within our Adults' Community Teams, we're investing in creating the right conditions to ensure our Social Workers can work flexibly and are given the capacity to provide the excellent level of support and attention needed, to make a real difference to the lives of the people in our community. We believe you deserve to feel fulfilled professionally and enjoy a good balance between work and home life. We are committed to your continuous professional development, offer regular supervision within a supportive working environment as well as a competitive Benefits package.

Travel Requirements
You will be required to travel to various locations within Hampshire or other local authority, and it is essential that you have a current drivers' licence and access to a reliable vehicle on a regular basis.

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.

Additional Information:
Find out more about Working with us in Adults' Health and Care, including our benefits and the recruitment process.

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 Clare Guard, Team Manager - South West Learning Disability Team, on .