Social Work Assistant

  • £12.72 per hour
  • Cardiff
  • Posted: 03/02/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: MPSSWA1

Job Details

Provide practical support to the Social Work Team which covers a range of duties from basic assessment work to intensive work with children and their families, under the guidance of qualified social workers. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults and to advocate and liaise with other professionals on behalf of children and families
  • Ability to prioritise work to meet targets and timescales
  • Well developed literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to observe and record events accurately
  • Ability to act on own initiative but respond positively to supervision
  • Understanding of the principles of The Children Act and of Child development and Assessment
  • A flexible and creative approach
  • Good IT skills
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Awareness of confidentiality issues and understanding of anti-discriminatory practice

Commitment to working in partnership with children and families in a non-judgemental way

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