Salary Range: £23,703 - £26,401 per annum
Work Location: Havant Plaza, Havent (as well as flexible working from home)
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 4 December 2022
Contact details: Jayne Whittock, Senior Administrative Officer via: Jayne.email@example.com
Would you like to be involved in providing vital support to Social Workers working with the county's most vulnerable children?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker Co-ordinator to join a busy and established Administration Team within Children’s Services in Havant.
Your administration skills and talent for organisation will be highly valued here in the Children’s Services team. We can offer you a genuinely varied and responsible position and the chance to play a supporting role in helping the county’s most vulnerable children.
Based in Havant, our team works to safeguard children, promote their welfare and maximise their life chances. We want you to work alongside other PAs and social workers to help keep everything running smoothly behind the scenes, while reducing the administrative burden on social workers.
The more efficient and effective your contribution, the more our Social Workers can focus on direct work with children and families. The role requires someone who is confident and pro-active, not afraid to use their initiative with excellent administration, organisation, and communication skills. In addition, the role requires good analytical skills, self-motivation, and strong multi-tasking skills.
We can offer flexible working from home and in our modern offices based in Havant.
Social Work Coordinator:
- Have a flexible, proactive attitude to work
- Enjoy working in a busy environment
- Be highly organised
- Be an experienced administration professional
- Have the ability to work under pressure and equally know when to ask for support
Job Description and Person Specification
This post is subject to a criminal records check. As such, please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.
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.
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