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Support Worker - Children with Disabilities

  • Job reference: ERBSWFIELD0801
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for Support Workers to work with Children with Disabilities in Sheffield.

The main responsibilities of this role include to work alongside social workers in assessing the levels of need of children and young people, their families and carers and identifying appropriate plans and services to support them. You will also carry out specific pieces of work identified as part of a plan to support children/young people and their families.

Further main duties specifically include:

1. Escort children
2. Be a second person when required on visits that may need 2 people for safety reasons
3. Assist with writing up on LL to get cases wrote up and on the system even closed
4. Arrange meetings for staff by co-ordinating for them
5. Escort families and link into local amenities especially dentists where parents may need escorting to ensure that children have required dental care or visit early morning to get children to school, maybe help to get parents into a routine
6. Collect monies if required for town hall and take shopping for essentials
7. cover some supervised contacts, arrange some contact.
8. Arranging cancelling visits
9. Returning phone calls for staff not present
10. Completing referrals to project and for funding
11. Passport applications/ birth certificates

*DBS check from within the past 12
*We will require two references

What we are looking for?
We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude willing to work to support young individuals with disabilities.

Benefits of working with Service Care
*A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
*Payroll service twice a week
*Nationwide provider of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

If you are interested in the role and require further information, or know of anyone who may be interested, please contact Emily at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

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!