Provide excellent administrative support to assist our frontline social care teams

An exciting opportunity has become available to work as part of the Placement Commissioning Team for

The Placement Commissioning Team source placements for  children and young peopl e open to Children’s Services. This can consist of foster care, residential care, special educational needs schools, supported accommodation and respite.

The team is office based, with our key stake holders being  social work  teams, senior management and providers. As part of this role you will work as part of a team, supporting others whilst also managing your own workload. Time management and prioritisation is crucial within this role. The nature of the role is fast paced and so experience in working within this environment would be desirable.

Day to day tasks include maintaining written chronologies, referral logs and providing updates to social workers regarding allocated cases.

For a full list of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the 

Vetting Requirements:

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.

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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