Service Care Solutions Ltd

Social Work Assistant

Social Work Assistant
The Company

This company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Social Work Assistant to join their team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside Children's Disability Service social workers and undertake specified work that does not need to be undertaken by a qualified worker, enabling work to be progressed more efficiently and ensuring the best outcomes for children and young people.

The Role

The Social Work Assistant will undertake direct work with children/young people and their families/carers as appropriate and agreed by the team manager.

Under the direction of the social worker, they will undertake practical support to children and families in crisis.

Also, they will liaise with NCC colleagues, partner agencies and other professionals to commission services, share information and keep all parties updated regarding circumstances and plans for children/young people.

The Social Work Assistant will support the social worker to maintain accurate and relevant case records, maintain accurate and up-to-date written records, take up opportunities for relevant training and development, and participate in team activities, including team meetings, case discussions, and review of team work.

They will participate in regular supervision (individual and group supervision) and ensure confidentiality of information in line with County Council policy and relevant legislation, in respect of records maintained and tasks undertaken.

This includes maintaining strict confidentiality in relation to personal information (including that of service users and other employees) which may become known in the course of work or associated activities.

To maintain effective working relationships and contribute to a working environment which is safe, considerate and supportive to all.

Also, in accordance with relevant legislation, to take reasonable care of own health, safety and welfare, and that of other persons who may be affected by the performance of duties.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate commitment and to comply with the specific requirements and the spirit of the County Council Equal Opportunities Policy.

This principle applies equally to all aspects of the role.

The Requirements

  • Qualifications: Level 3 NVQ in Social/Health Care

  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a Support Worker

  • Compliance: Up to date Passport and DBS

  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently

  • Hours: 37 hours p/w

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements, please apply with your CV to or you can give me a call on 01772208964

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