North West England

41.91 - 41.91 GBP Per Hour

Children's Services

Contract

05/07/2024

Reference 1959

MASH Social Worker (Locum Position)

Position: MASH Social Worker
Hourly Rate: £41.91
Location: Lancashire
Contact: Emily Cooper at ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com or call 07902371315


Job Overview:

Are you an experienced Social Worker with a background in MASH looking for a dynamic locum role? We are seeking a MASH Social Worker to join our team in Lancashire. This role offers a competitive hourly rate of £41.91 and requires office presence 3 days per week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice, support, and triage/screen requests for support and phone calls to children's services within the Request for Support Hub.
  • Act as the "one front door" to Children's Social Care, ensuring referrals are appropriately signposted in line with the Levels of Need.
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of the application of thresholds and liaise confidently with partner agencies.
  • Maintain concise, fit-for-purpose reports/court statements and up-to-date, accurate records.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements:

  • Social Work England (SWE) registration is essential.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in statutory children’s social work.
  • MASH experience and a good understanding of safeguarding children processes.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports and maintain accurate records.
  • Experience with children’s services data systems (Mosaic, ICS) is preferred.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and the ability to reflect critically on your practice.

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate of £41.91.
  • Office-based role 3 days per week, 37 hours per week.
  • No case holding, focusing on triage and support.
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive and collaborative team environment.

How to Apply:

For more information or to apply, please contact Emily Cooper at ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com or call 07902371315.

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