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Social Work Assistant

  • Job reference: FCCSWA
  • Location: Falkirk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Work Assistant
Falkirk Childrens Services
3 Month Ongoing
£12+ per hour

The Social Work Assistant will provide support services to children, young people and their families, either independently or alongside qualified social work staff. Candidates will work closely with the children and families to ensure that all support and care provisions are in place in line with the care plans.

1.To undertake specific tasks as agreed with the Team Manager to assist Social Workers in the performance of their duties.
2.To offer advice, guidance and support to families in respect in household management, budgeting and parenting skills.
3.To organise, monitor and support where appropriate, contact arrangements between children and their families.
4.To offer practical support and guidance to young people establishing independence.
5.To support and assist children and young people to attend services or participate in activities which will ensure or enhance their wellbeing.
6.To undertake such other tasks of similar responsibility as may be considered appropriate by the Team Manager.
7.To maintain accurate records of their work in accordance with Council policies.
8.To take reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of others whilst at work. To comply with Social Work policies and procedures for health and safety.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!