Qualified Social Worker – CAST (Children’s Assessment and Safeguarding Team) Connect2Hampshire are currently recruiting for qualified social workers across the county in the Children’s Assessment and Safeguarding Team (CAST). Each team consists of: • Team Manager • Assistant Team Manager • QSW’s • Children & Family Support workers • Personal Assistant Teams are based in: • Basingstoke • Farnborough & Aldershot • Winchester & Eastleigh • Totton • Fareham & Gosport • Havant • Alton (East Hants • Andover (test valley) Within each team there are children and families support workers and one personal assistant allocated to every three social workers, who provide extensive support with day-to-day administration and time management for the social workers. The average caseload for social workers in this team is 25 families. Hampshire offer: • A 9 day working fortnight • Annual leave of 25 days per annum • A personal assistant, who will provide crucial back office support to free up your time to focus on professional practice. • A hybrid tablet device, so you can work more effectively and flexibly. • 5 personal development days per annum. • Access to permanent vacancies as they are released. • Flexible working options to fit around today’s lifestyle Role Responsibilities: • Assessments and S47’s • Refer to other relevant agencies and undertake joint assessments where appropriate to ensure all risks and needs are considered. • Take appropriate action in conjunction with other agencies and within legal and statutory framework, to protect vulnerable people. • Manage an agreed case load in accordance with statutory and Departmental procedures and objectives, and professional good practice to enable individuals to achieve goals and maximise their strengths • Monitor, review and reassess care packages/services against identified risks, needs, and objectives to ensure the continued effectiveness in achieving required or wanted outcomes.