Midlands

Children's Services

Contract

04/07/2024

Reference 1955

Locum Team Manager – MASH Team

Position: Locum Team Manager
Team: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Rate: £45 per hour
Location: Midlands
Work Arrangement: Mainly office-based with some working from home

For more information, please contact Emily Cooper at 07902371315.


YOU MUST BE A QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

 

About the Role:

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Locum Team Manager with essential MASH and Front Door experience to lead our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team. This critical role involves managing front-line safeguarding services and ensuring the effective delivery of child protection interventions. You will oversee a team of social workers and safeguarding professionals, promoting multi-agency collaboration to safeguard children and young people.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership & Management: Provide strong leadership and management to the MASH team, ensuring high standards of practice and performance.
  • Decision-Making: Oversee the assessment and decision-making process for incoming referrals, ensuring timely and appropriate responses.
  • Multi-Agency Collaboration: Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between various agencies, including police, health services, and educational institutions.
  • Case Management: Ensure that cases are managed efficiently and that interventions are effective and evidence-based.
  • Compliance: Ensure that all safeguarding practices comply with relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Support & Development: Provide supervision, support, and development opportunities for team members to enhance their professional growth.

 

Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Qualified Social Worker with a valid Social Work England (SWE) registration.
  • Experience: Extensive experience in child protection and safeguarding, with a minimum of [specify number] years in a managerial or supervisory role within a MASH or similar setting. MASH/Front Door experience is essential.
  • Skills: Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to work under pressure and manage complex situations.
  • Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and best practices in safeguarding and child protection.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate of £45.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements, mainly office-based with some working from home.

 

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to Emily Cooper at ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com

 

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