Social Worker - MASH

An Essex based Local Authority are looking for a Social Worker to join their MASH team.

As the Social Worker, you will deliver a high-quality social work service to children and families and work with children in care and their families to secure stable, safe permanent care arrangements.

This role is a full-time, permanent position.

As the ideal Social Worker will have MASH and Child Protection experience.

Whilst this is a busy team in a developing local authority, there is an extensive benefits list and incredible training and development opportunities.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

Generous Annual leave
Excellent Travel package
Pension Scheme
Progression Opportunities
Healthcare scheme
Welcome Bonus - £5k
Additional benefits

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

Build positive, supportive, and respectful relationships with families to help support children in need of help or protection.
Deliver high quality social work services, at a level appropriated for a professionally qualified post, to young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people are safeguarding and protected.
Mentor, guide and manage Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub Officers (MASHOs) and provide high quality case work decisions and operational supervision of staff within the team
Contribute to the overall management of the MASH team to meet service objectives, key performance targets and statutory requirements of social service legislation.
Make case decisions regarding the actions needed to ensure the safety and needs of children are met in line with Working Together as part of an operational social work team.

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
A valid registration with Social Work England
Experience of working within child protection
Experience of working within MASH
Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Essex
Salary: Up to £37,000 + a £5,000 welcome bonus (paid in 2 instalments)

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details
If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

  • Location: Essex, England
  • Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Charles Hunter Associates
  • Posted: 17-Mar-2022
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