Service Care Solutions Ltd

Social Work Assistant

Social Work Assistant

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a motivated and enthusiastic Social Work Assistant to work in statutory area fieldwork and children with disability teams.

The successful candidate will work alongside Social Workers to provide advice and practical support to children and young people who are deemed “in need” under the Children Act 1989 or identified as in need of support.

The Social Work Assistant will facilitate support groups, be part of the duty rota, and will be involved in assessing and working directly with families needing support, offering parenting advice and guidance, and signposting families to other services where appropriate.

They will promote the educational, training, employment opportunities, and social skills of young people and enable them to build these skills.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a social care setting or similar environment with vulnerable children and families and will have experience of completing chronologies, life story books, and contact plans.

They will have experience of establishing links within local communities to ensure that effective responses to children and young people's needs are maximised.

The Social Work Assistant will have experience of working with children, young people, and families at times of change in their lives and responding appropriately, so they will need a high level of communication skills both verbally and written, as well as an ability to identify risks.

They will be skilled at resolving conflicts that can occur in multi-agency working and have experience of seeking the best outcomes for children and young people and their families.


  • GCSE Maths and English Grade A-C or equivalent qualifications

  • A good working knowledge of relevant legislation

  • The use of a car would be preferable but not essential as the work can be throughout the country, and the post-holder will need to offer support to families when they are often under a considerable amount of stress.

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Loyalty schemes / bonuses

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them.

If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus

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