Assistant Social Worker recruitment agency listing
An assistant social worker is employed to support a fully qualified social worker. In turn, they will help that person provide support to members of the local community, who may be in their own home, be in hospital or in a residential care home.
On this page are listed UK based recruitment agencies with knowledge and experience in providing assistant social worker staff.
The power of experience in this role can often overshadow any education or qualifications. As such, it is important to gain as much experience as possible, either paid or unpaid. There are many voluntary opportunities available across the UK which can help build a CV, and be rewarding in themselves.
Once employed as an assistant social worker, you can work towards qualifications such as Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care and Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care, among others.
A driving licence would also be beneficial as clients may be spread across the local area. Anyone entering this profession will normally have to pass a Criminal Records Bureau check, to help safeguard the security of often vulnerable members of society.
Working hours can be fixed (9 to 5, 40 hours a week), or shift based, which would require working on evenings and weekends.
Salaries start at between £12,500 and £16,000 per year. This range can increase to £17,000 and £22,000 with experience. Additional responsibilities can bring salaries of £25,000 or more.
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Displaying 16 of 23 Agencies that recruit for Assistant Social Worker jobs in the Social Care industry.
Social Care Direct Recruitment
We successfully recruit across the UK for all Social Care Opportunities including Social Workers, SEN Teachers, Nurse's, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Registered/Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Social Care. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide social care providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
Janus Childcare Recruitment
Janus Recruitment focuses mainly on the Social Work and Child Care areas of the Social Care industry, finding candidates for roles including: Nursery Nurse, Deputy Managers and Qualified Social Workers. Mainly working within London, the South East, East Anglia and the Midlands, we use our years of experience to bring candidates that will thrive in your workplace to your attention, so that you and your business can prosper.
Brightwork is proud to support Scotland's care services and we work closely with providers to ensure that users receive quality assistance, regardless of staff changes. Finding personnel who can cope in this challenging environment is difficult, but our team have the insight to swiftly identify the right candidates with empathy, resilience and people skills. We cover all areas including Supported Housing, Nursing Homes and Social Work.
Team Support Midlands Ltd
Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
As a leading recruitment agency within health & social care, KPI Care is committed to providing a quality service and offer our expertise to both the public and private sectors. Our priority will always be to deliver an excellent and ever evolving recruitment process, frequently adapted to the demands of the industry.
HRUK Recruitment Group
Specialising in the UK social care industry, HRUK Group supply staff for a range of high profile clients such as Orchard Care, MIND and Mencap. We have an extensive database that allows us to provide candidates for all social care positions including managers, social workers and occupational therapists. Using our 31 years of experience, we source the best staff for permanent and temporary vacancies to suit the demands of our clients.
4Social Work supply a range of Care Workers and Support Workers to local authorities, NHS trusts and private organisations. Sourcing all levels in the social care industry (from assistants to registered managers), we supply to residential homes, nursing homes, day centres, hospitals, children's centres, nurseries, contact centres, hospices and many more. We ensure to place working candidates who are fully compliant including DBS certified.
Berry Recruitment - Care Division
Recruiting staff for a full range of social work roles, Berry Recruitment provide personal solutions when delivering professionals such as case managers, team leaders and social workers to clients nationwide. Our experienced recruiters know what's needed to succeed in the social work sector and apply a detailed assessment process to ensure that all candidates have the relevant character and credentials to be an asset to the industry.
Pro Support Re-enablement Care Agency
Pro Support is a Health/ Nursing and Social Care Agency. We are CQC registered and provide personal care for vulnerable Adults. We provide support to Adults in their home, in a residential or Care Home setting. Our services cover personal care duties, medication assistance,companionship, hospital visit assistance and domestic duties. Our staff are trained and can cover emergency shifts. All DBS checked.
Swanstaff Recruitment - Health & Social Care
At Swanstaff, we understand the demands placed on the Care sectors and can supply the flexible professionals required to maintain a high standard of service. Working with national and local Care providers, our dedicated team offer exceptional staffing solutions from a network of nationwide branches. Sourcing qualified staff including Social Workers, Doctors, Nurses, Support Workers and HCAs, we facilitate hires for the Public and Private sectors.
Tennyson Care & Education
Tennyson Care provide temporary staff in the north west and permanent staff nationwide to care homes and residential settings. We work on a 24-7 basis and aim to work within a 2-hour time frame from the point of contact. We provide enthusiastic staff that are happy to fill in for staff off work due to illness, holidays or maternity leave. We are fully covered to provide a range of highly skilled staff for a wide range of sectors including NHS.
Charles Hunter Associates
As specialists within the Social Care and Social Work sectors, the staffing solutions that Charles Hunter Associates provides can be relied upon to address senior level vacancies across the industry. Sourcing staff such as Care Managers, Team Leaders and Directors, we have worked with everyone from Private Care Companies to Local Authorities and the NHS. Our service is adaptable and enables us to fill permanent and contract roles across the UK.
Lynx Employment Ltd
Our specialist Health and Social Care division work with companies of all sizes from independent domiciliary care companies to National care providers. We work with our clients to assess their recruitment needs and provide viable and effective recruitment strategies. We support with all roles from Registered/area manager positions to care assistant posts and provide temporary, contract and permanent recruitment solutions.
Service Care - Health & Social Care Division
Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.
Vetro Recruitment - Health, Social Care & Education recruiter
We are a specialist Health, Social Care and Education recruitment agency with over 25 years experience. We support Care & Education professionals in Wales and the South of England to fulfil their career goals. We work with Private Care companies, Local Authorities, NHS trusts & Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools to grow their workforce and cover staff shortages with our range of tailored, flexible, temporary and permanent recruitment packages.