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.

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''Excellent recruitment service. VANRATH helped me secure a new role within days of first contact and the team couldn't be more helpful and responsive since I began my new position. Would highly recommend that anyone looking for employment registers with VANRATH as they are head and shoulders above other agencies that I have dealt with.

''I very much enjoyed my experience with VANRATH. They were great to work with, very friendly and efficient and streamlined everything for me so I had the least amount of stress as I went in for interviews. Looking forward to starting in my new role!''

''Had a great experience with Vanrath. Being new to Northern Ireland, they made me feel very welcome. The team provided lots of tips and support for job opportunities. Would thoroughly recommend the Vanrath team!''