Social Work Assistant

  • £13 - 16 per hour
  • Stoke, Hampshire, England
  • Temporary

Are you passionate about helping others and making a positive impact on people's lives? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills and experience in a rewarding and fulfilling job? If so, look no further!

We are assisting a Local Authority in the appointment of an experienced Social Work Assistant to join their Children in Care Team in Stoke-On-Trent!

As a Social Work Assistant you will be expected to support the delivery of high quality social work activities within Children and Family Services through the provision of direct support work to children, young people and families. This will include, providing support and assistance to social workers undertaking assessments, managing and implementing children’s care plans.

As a Social Work Assistant you will be responsible for the following:

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people and to support families.
  • Assist colleagues in carrying out statutory duties and requirements.
  • To contribute to the pod/team in actively planning for safety, permanency and stability for children and young people regardless of the setting in which they live and to actively support children to live at home safely.
  • Develop a positive, professional relationship with children, parents/carers and professionals.
  • When required undertake primary worker role to support families by leading S17 (child in need) cases identified by the Practice Manager.

To be a successful candidate for this role you must have the following:

  • Experience of direct work with children and families.
  • Full UK Drivers License.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps
  • Contact Sophie on 01772 954 200

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Childrens Social Services and will also provide expert career advice along the way.

We also have a market leading referral scheme of up to £250* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to contact Sophie at Spencer Clarke Group.

*T’s & C’s apply.

Sophie Payne Senior Consultant

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