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Nurture the lives of young people and families in Hampshire Hampshire County Council is one of the top five authorities in England for delivering children’s social care. Choosing a career as a social worker in Hampshire means working directly with families and supporting them to overcome challenging circumstances. Your work will help nurture a safe environment for children and young people to grow and develop.
  • Five great reasons to be a social worker in Hampshire

    1. Children's social services judged by Ofsted to be 'good' with outstanding leadership
    2. Tailored development plans and professional support within a teamwork environment
    3. Admin support provided so our social workers can devote more time to vulnerable families
    4. Training opportunities for newly qualified and graduate social workers
    5. Located on the beautiful South Coast with excellent transport links
  • Come back to social work

    If you’ve been out of social work for between two and five years and you’re thinking about returning, we’re offering training to prepare you to re-register with HCPC, as well as a personal development programme and access to a social care job pool, all for free. Just visit

    If you would like to return to children’s social work specifically at Hampshire County Council and you meet the above criteria, please email us now at

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