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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  • 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.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • 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.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 15 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, Ilford, IG1 2QY
  • 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.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Admiral House, 8A High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, PO6 3BZ
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • 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.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Suite 4 Shakespeare Building, 2233 Coventry Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 3NJ
    • 7 Warwick Street, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3DF
    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ
  • 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.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House, 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
    • Unit 3, Rainbow Court, Armstrong Way, Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • 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.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 14, The Aquarium, 1-7 King Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AN
  • 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.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • From quality individuals to large volume demands, FlexPlus can deliver an exceptional Social Care employment service, regardless of the vocation. FlexPlus has more than 20 years of recruitment experience and are able to share that accumulated knowledge with clients when supplying Domiciliary Carers, Social Workers, Housing Officers and Registered Nurses. We can fill all Social Care vacancies from our nationwide network of offices.
    Coverage UK wide
    16 Offices Nationwide

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