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Social Work Assistant

Job Description

Social Work Assistant

Job Description

The company is currently seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our team as a Social Work Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to a Community Team Social Worker, including accompanying them to visits and meetings with service users. The role will involve dealing with sensitive issues and potential conflict, and the Social Work Assistant will be required to act in good judgement to avoid confrontation and ensure the safety of the Social Worker.

The Social Work Assistant will also be responsible for taking notes during meetings, transposing information into written format, and providing assistance to the Social Worker in other aspects of their role, such as mentoring and supporting students. The successful candidate will be required to undertake word processing and data input/analysis, assist in dealing with reports and correspondence, and produce documents in an accessible format as required by the Social Worker.


This position is:

  • * Full time - Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 5.15pm and Friday 8.45am - 4.45pm.
  • * Initial 3 months - with the possibility of extension

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into the world of Social Work whilst making a positive contribution to ensure this Social Work professional can conduct their role with support. This position is to support an adult safeguarding social worker and would be a great opportunity to gain further experience. The ideal candidate for this position will be curious and possess a strong sense of social justice.

Due to the nature of this position, it can be emotionally charged and may include complex abuse investigations. Successful candidates will possess a strong stomach and an excellent poker face.

* Must have a valid UK driving license and access to their own vehicle
* Please note: the social worker does have a guide dog

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
* 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