South East England

Children's Services


Reference 1804

Experienced Social Worker – MASH

Role: Experienced Social Worker
Location:  Oxfordshire
Team: MASH 
Pay:  £35,745 - £42,403 with Welcome and Loyalty payment of £3,500.
Contract: Full-Time Locum

We are working with Oxfordshire County Council to secure them a talented social worker, the local authority is looking for an Experienced Social Worker to join their flourishing MASH team in Childrens Services. This service is responsible for triaging incoming child protection referrals and making sure that vulnerable children receive the help they need. This is a crucial role that requires a dedicated and experienced social worker.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Screening referrals of children and families referred to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
  • Liaising with partner agencies to gather information and make informed decisions
  • Undertaking direct work with children and families to assess their needs and risks
  • Participating in strategy meetings and contributing to multi-agency discussions
  • Completing assessments and reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Making recommendations for appropriate interventions and services
  • Providing support and guidance to colleagues and partner agencies
  • Participating in team meetings, supervision, and training sessions
  • Maintaining accurate case records and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements
  • Adhering to relevant policies, procedures, and legislation


  • Social Work qualification (DipSW, CQSW, CSS, or equivalent)
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience working within a MASH or similar safeguarding team
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong assessment and decision-making skills
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Driving license and access to a vehicle

Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will pro-actively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially.

That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours.

If you want to know more about this Experienced Social Worker role in Oxfordshire, give Fred Thomas a call on 01635 226350.

Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)


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