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Social Work Assistant - Limited Term Contract (4 posts available)

closing date 21 Jan

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Limited Term
Advert Start Date: 08 January, 2018
Advert End Date: 21 January, 2018
Salary: £20,661 - £23,398
Location: Kingswood Hub, Patchway Hub
Weekly Hours: 37
Job Category: Care/Social Work, Social Work/Care
Vacancy Ref: SGC1102/801/TW

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

There are 4 positions available, 2 in Kingswood and 2 in Patchway, all of which are full time limited term contracts of up to 6 months.


Working in a team in either Social Care Long Term, under the supervision of the Senior Social Worker, the post holder will work closely with children and families to provide key elements of social work which complement and support the full range of services provided.

The post holder will perform defined pieces of work under the direction of a qualified Social Worker who will have assessed each case and decided what services are required, which will include individual pieces of direct work with children and young people. The cases may include family support, child protection, children in need and children looked after.

The Social Work Assistant will typically be working with different people as part of a plan set by a Social Worker who will have assessed the case and decided what interventions are required.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.