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Social Work Assistant posted by Search Consultancy Ltd

Stoke on Trent
£11 - £13.75 / hour

Job Description

Search Consultancy has a fantastic opportunity for a Social Work Assistant worker to be based at Stoke-On-Trent City Council. Joining a supportive, experienced team on a temporary contract initially for 3 to 6 months

Pay Rate between £11.00 - £13.75+ an hour

Responsibilities of the role include:

  1. To contribute to the management process through the following:-

  • Provision of practical advice and support to service users.
  • Liaison with other agencies and providers as appropriate.
  • Completing under supervision contributions to written assessments e.g. core assessment or action and assessment record documentation.
  • Participation in child care planning meetings as required.
  • Ensuring that practical tasks e.g. arranging transport and contact meetings are completed via liaison with appropriate agencies.
  • Preparation of life story books for looked after children.
  • Visiting looked after children as required.
  1. To assist colleagues in carrying out statutory requirements.
  2. To demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development including NVQ or Trainee Social Worker opportunities.
  3. To participate in the performance management system including supervision, PDR, team meetings, section and divisional briefings and reviews of service.
  4. To be committed to practice that is anti-discriminatory and that actively promotes equal opportunities.
  5. To follow all Health and Safety procedures in the performance of all duties.
  6. Any other duties commensurate with the designation and grading of the post.

This role is subject to DBS and reference checks.

Search Consultancy operates a competitive referral scheme whereby we award £250 to any Qualified Social Worker who goes on to work at least 50 hours in a temporary position or £50 for an Social Work Assistants/Family Support Workers. Please call Mike Shaw at Search Manchester for further details.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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