- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary £23,765.00 - £27,957.00 gross per year
I am currently working closely with a well established company who are looking for a social work assistant to join their team.
You will help support and advise the service users and provide a high quality, community-based support. The users may be experiencing health issues, disabilities, financial and emotional issues.
Key responsibilities- " To provide a range of interventions in response to the assessed needs of the client including welfare benefits advice, advocacy, emotional support and practical advice
" To gather, analyse and record information in relation to service user assessment.
" To have a good working knowledge of welfare benefits, and associated legislation, to assist in income maximisation work with individuals.
" To provide accurate written information and comprehensive reports, for internal and external communication in line with GDPR guidelines.
" Experience of working in a social work/social care environment
" Experience of providing welfare benefits advice
" Experience of undertaking professional assessments, planning and providing interventions for service users
" Experience of working with older people and / or those with disabilities in a community setting
" Experience of working collaboratively with other agencies and professionals.
" Excellent knowledge of social care legislation and welfare benefits
" Driving licence with own transport
" Good standard of education to GCSE - Minimum of Grade C in Maths and English
" Ability to prepare reports for both internal and external audiences
" Ability to empathise with service users
If this sounds like the roles for you apply now or call Ella Sandoval or Emma Hardaker on for more information.