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Social Worker Assistant

Our client has an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused social services to a wide range of client groups across the North East.

You'll offer counselling and advocacy to individuals, families, and Children.

Working as a Social Work Assistant, you could be supporting a range of individuals, those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health conditions such as people with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and personality disorders.


? Support the Social Workers
? Case Recording
? Joint Visits
? Finding out what type of care and support each individual requires
? Assessments to ensure that people care receiving the correct care for them
? Offering information and counselling
? Assisting with intervening and acting when people need support or safeguarding
? Keeping records updated of individuals and writing reports.

The post holder must have the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, colleagues, individuals you support and families/carers and have the ability to support individuals with their personal needs in a respectful and dignified manner.


Strong people skills are a requirement for almost any job in the social sector but as a Social Work Assistant these skills will be really tested and essential.

The post holder must have:

? Previous experience working within this area
? It would be beneficial if the candidate has a portable DBS Adults and Children

? Ideal for those completing a degree in social work however is not essential
? Must have experience working with children
? Drivers required due to the nature of the role

Posts are available in Easington, Chester-le Street, Ferryhill, Spennymoor and possibly other locations.

Preference of locations must be expressed.