Qualified Social Worker (SASH)
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/21/172835
  • Published: Tue 16/11/2021, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:07 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,741 - £34,728 per annum - dependent on experience. Plus £4k Market Forces and £3k Welcome Payment (terms apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead , Hertfordshire

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Qualified Social Worker (SASH)

Job Title: Social Worker Youth Justice - Specialist Adolescent Service Hertfordshire (SASH)
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Salary Range: £27,741 - £34,728 per annum - dependent on experience. Plus £4k Market Forces and £3k Welcome Payment (terms apply)
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce 


The Specialist Adolescent Service Hertfordshire is a uniquely integrated multi-agency service delivering a range of interventions to young people and their families. These include youth justice orders, statutory social work to Children Looked After and family support/early intervention for family breakdown.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Specialist Adolescent Service as qualified social worker leading on statutory Youth Justice practice within the team.

About you:
*We are looking for a committed and dedicated team player to join our service
*You will be a qualified and HCPC registered Social Worker
* You will have a proven track record of quality practice

*You will have experience working with young people in the Youth Justice system as part of a multi-agency team, knowledge of the Youth Justice legislative framework and standards, undertaking Asset+ assessments and relevant interventions with young people subject to a court order, report writing and the court duty officer role.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake structured assessments, supervision support and risk management with to children and young people subject to a Court Order
  • Engage effectively with young people deliver appropriate interventions as responsible officer for an intensive intervention or court order, ensuring plans are robust and outcome focused and regularly reviewed.
  • Manage a case load of young people who require youth justice interventions.
  • Prepare reports for youth offender panels, court and other agencies or specialist services as required.
  • Act as Court Officer as part of a court duty rota and participate in the Youth Justice Saturday / Bank holiday court duty rota  

Work effectively with partner agencies including police health education and children services

To maintain accurate, comprehensive case management information using specified electronic database and complying with deadlines and statutory standards and requirements. 

This vacancy is for a Youth Justice designated social worker within the SASH team, please complete your application with a youth justice focus in the personal statement /job outline

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Vez Nani Team Manager or Jeanette Williams  on 014442 388755 or email vez.nani@hertfordshire.gov.uk or jeanette.williams@hertfordshire.gov.uk


Closing Date: Midnight 5th December 2021

Interview Date: Monday 13th December 2021

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

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