MASH Social Worker

Northampton, Northampton

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW349065_1551778843
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-05
  • Location: Northampton, Northampton
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-04
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Social Worker to join their Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Team within the Northampton area.

You will work as part of a dynamic multi-agency integrated team assessing notifications and referrals regarding children aged 0-18.

The responsibilities of a MASH Social Worker includes:

  • Through liaison, dialogue and searching appropriate databases collect and collate relevant information to add to the multi-agency risk assessment
  • Record, interpret and present social care information and issues that can impact on the risk or needs assessment of the child/young person, this may involve disclosing proportionate and relevant information related to the parents/cares or siblings
  • Explain clearly, and with sound rationale, highly complex safeguarding information to a wide range of professionals
  • Participate in the MASH multi agency risk assessment to inform case management, advising where necessary and challenging decisions where appropriate
  • Identify service gaps and issues relating to service pathways and/or cross boundary arrangements
  • Escalate evidence of ineffective safeguarding arrangements within or outside the MASH

Requirements of a MASH Social Worker:

  • 3 years recent experience within a MASH setting
  • HCPC registered
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Experience and knowledge of working with children and making effective decisions around Early Help, Section 17 and Section 47 and using multi-agency Levels of Need
  • Take responsibility for own workload and maintain high standards of practice

Salary: Up to £19.62 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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MASH Social Worker

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