Social Care Assistant (Belfast - 24k)

Job Description

Job description

VANRATH are excited one of Belfast's most recognisable public sector employers who are actively seeking a Social Work Assistant to join their team on an initial interim basis.

What's in it for you?

  • Salary - £24,000
  • Initial interim contract with a view to extend
  • No weekends
  • 9am to 5pm

About your next employer

The Social Work Assistant will be primarily responsible for assisting social work managers in the provision of quality social work services to children and families. He/She will work within a Children's Services Team and will undertake tasks allocated by the Social Work Team Manager to support social workers in the discharge of their duties. The Social Work Assistant will also be expected to ensure continuing professional development through training, supervision and learning in line with NISCC registration requirements.

About you

  • NVQ/QCF/RQF Level 3 in a care-related subject
  • 1 years' experience working in a social care environment
  • Registered with the NISCC on the Social Care part or be eligible for immediate registration
  • Must hold valid driving licence

What you'll do

  • Undertake work with children and/or parents/carers as directed by the Social Work Manager
  • Undertake the arrangements and/or assist with the delivery of services, assessed by social work staff as being needed to support children and families.
  • Complete delegated tasks such as co-ordinating family support, diversionary and respite services, sourcing appropriate family support services and other resources.
  • Assist children and/or parents/carers with practical tasks including transport in respect of identified appointments.
  • Collate essential information about children and families and report this back to the Social Worker/ Team Manager to assist in the assessment of the families' circumstances and needs.

To apply today contact Ethan Boylan in the strictest confidence.

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