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Social Work Assistant

Social Work Assistants

Area: County Durham

£8.90 - £9.78 Per Hour

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client and require Social Work Assistants for full-time positions across County Durham.

The role will involve supporting children, young people and families where there are concerns for the safety and wellbeing of children and young people or where families need intensive support for a range of complex needs.

The role will also involve supporting social workers with case recording & joint visits across the County Durham area.

The successful applicant will be required to provide an effective and efficient service to all users, supervise family contacts after school/during school holidays and quickly analyse and evaluate information.

Candidate Requirements

? Essential Qualifications: 5 GCSEs (A-C grades) or equivalent relevant qualification.
? Previous experience of working with children and knowledge of social care legislation
? Car driver with full U.K licence due to the nature of the role
? Excellent communication skills across all mediums.

We have positions available within locations including Durham Central, Easington, Chester Le Street, Consett, Ferryhill and Spennymoor.

The initial pay rate is £8.90 per hour, rising to £9.78 per hour.

All candidates applying must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS or be Registered with the Update Service.

If you are interested in applying for this role then please send an updated C.V to or contact 01642 772 134 for an informal discussion.