Key Details

Social Work Assistant – Child Protection

Employer: Newport City Council

Newport

Job reference: NCC4372

Application closing date: 11/12/2017

Job type: Social Services

Salary: Grade 5, SCP 21 – 25, £20,138 – £22,558

Package: Full Time, Permanent

Job category: Social Work

Post No: SSCF0219 – Social Work Assistant – Child Protection Unit

Newport Children and Family Services are seeking to appoint a Social Work Assistant. The successful applicant will be working with children subject to Special Guardianship Orders (SGO) / Residence Orders (RO) and their families.

You will need an understanding of children and families experiencing disadvantage, an ability to cope with stressful situations and an ability to communicate effectively.

You will also be required to assist with administrative tasks within the CPU including assisting with requests for access to personal information including file redaction, data entry tasks and CAFCASS checks.

Although some experience of working with vulnerable children would be useful, this is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in social work. We offer excellent supervision, development and training opportunities.

You must be educated to “A” level standard or possess an NVQ Level 3 Social Care Qualification.

This post is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure (DBS) check.

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 21 December 2017.

Grade 5, SCP 21 - 25, £20,138 - £22,558

Permanent

Posted on November 29, 2017

NCC4372