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Hampshire County Council

Case Worker (Older Adults)

Job Type

Temporary for 1 year

Reference 

Social Work

Salary

Location

£25,628 to £28,326

Posted Date

15 November 2023

Hybrid working - Farnborough

Closing Date

21 November 2023

The Role:

We’re a high-performing County Council with a vision to help people live long, healthy and happy lives, with the maximum possible independence.

Strengths-based practice focuses on people’s resourcefulness, strengths and abilities to enable them to develop the best strategies to face life’s challenges and live independently and safely in the community. Supported by more experienced colleagues and qualified social/health care professionals, you’ll adopt this approach to assess an individual’s needs and provide them with support and guidance to maximise their wellbeing. Using your effective relationship management and negotiation skills, you’ll collaborate with service users, their families, providers and other health care professionals.

Joining us as a Case Worker can lead to a fantastic career in Adults’ Health and Care. Our experienced Case Workers can be considered for our social work apprenticeship scheme, which is currently run by the University of Winchester leading to a career as a Qualified Social Worker.

We understand the demands and emotional challenges of the job and provide our teams with a safe and supportive working environment, offering regular supervision, mentoring and Continuous Professional Development opportunities, alongside a competitive Benefits Package.


Travel Requirements
- You will be required to travel to various locations within Hampshire 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 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.


Additional Information:

For more information about Adults’ Health and Care, the team and the role, please read our Candidate Pack

Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:


For general enquiries contact care.careers@hants.gov.uk. For an informal chat about the role contact Kate Alexander, on kate.alexander@hants.gov.uk



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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