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Social Work Assistant

  • Job reference: SWASBC
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Part Time Social Work Assistant needed for Slough Borough Council, £14 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 5 months initially
Hours per week - 22.5 hours
Pay rate - £14 ltd an hour
Team - Multi-Disciplinary

*To assist in care coordination through assessment, support planning and review activity as required, ensuring risks have been identified and addressed in order to provide a safe personalised service to meet specific needs which fall within the agreed eligibility criteria.
*To support service users to remain in the community by means of practical and emotional support as part of an agreed package of care.
*To respond appropriately and in a timely manner to customer enquiries and provide accurate information to members of the public.
*To undertake enquiries under the Safeguarding Adults policy and procedure where agreed and appropriate and any investigations or referrals commensurate with the role
*To keep updated information about available resources from a wide remit of health and social care agencies and other organisations. This will enable teams to provide high quality information and advice to customers.
*To ensure that service users and their families have access to translation and interpretation services as appropriate to their cultural and religious needs.
*To record information required to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service. This will ensure that outcomes will be measured in relation to the speed and type of response that will support people in the community, facilitate hospital discharges and promote independence.

What is required?
*Experience of working within a social care environment
*Experience of working with vulnerable people and an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and wishes of vulnerable people living in the community with special needs
*Experience of working with a range of partners in social care provision
*Educated to A level standard or equivalent e.g. NVQ level 3 or 4 in Social Care or commitment to achieving this
*Evidence of continuing professional development
*Full UK driving license and daily use of a car

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.