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Children's Social Work Assistant - Leeds

Job Title: Children's Social Work Assistant - Leeds
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Leeds
Salary: £16.81 - 16.81 per hour
Start Date: 17/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD1705202403
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Children's Social Work Assistant - Leeds 

Are you a passionate, dedicated Social Work Assistant looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Social Work Assistant to join a team based in Leeds.  

Umbrella Rate: £16.81 per hour 

Duration: 3 months initially 

Hours:Monday to Friday, 37 hrs/week – Office based 

Social Work Assistant role: Full JD Available

  • Support the area teams with all aspects of child and family social work
  • Direct work with children and families
  • Supervision of family time between looked after children and their birth families/ carers
  • Transporting children where necessary
  • Identifying an referring for support
  • Immediately raise any concerns you may have
  • Make notes of the family time and write reports
  • Provide support to parents where necessary on things such as child development/ general parenting
  • Support with practical tasks such as identifying an referring for support and budgeting
  • Routine visits to assess needs
  • Contacting agencies and clients for support and setting up appointments
  • Maintain up to date records
  • Attend meetings and reviews where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Experience working with and supporting vulnerable children and families in need
  • Experience of producing reports and written observations
  • Knowledge of key legislation relevant to social care work
  • Knowledge of the functions of a health and social care department
  • Must be able to work well as a team
  • Must be flexible
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Social Work Assistant friends or colleagues.

If you are a Social Work Assistant and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.