Qualified Social Worker - Childrens

Area(s)

Children and Families, Children and Families

Location

Europe , England , Yorkshire and the Humber , S. Yorkshire , Sheffield

Type

Full-Time, Temporary

Salary

£31.00 – £31.00 per hour

Reference

QSW Childrens1539256833

Date Posted

11 October 2018

Applications Close

08 November 2018


Job Description

Social Worker - Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

Sheffield

Full-Time, Substantial post qualifying experience, HCPC Registered, Diploma in Social Work or equivalent Degree.

We're Medicare First, a nationwide social care recruitment provider specialising in finding qualified social work professionals for temporary and permanent work across the UKs local authorities. We work to provide a fair and ethical service to the workers we represent; it is central to our business ethos.

Job Description

  • Maintain constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and specifically with social care professionals from different teams and local authorities
  • 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/carers or siblings.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate through personal and professional example a commitment to equality of opportunity for all groups of staff and service users and challenge discrimination, racism, sexism and other forms of unjust behaviour.

This role reports to the Team Manager.

About the client

Our client is a forward thinking Council based in North London. The role in the Children's and Families department is focused on the delivery of services relating to vulnerable children, young people and complex families. These services will be delivered against specifications set by the People Commissioning function in line with the County Council's overarching outcomes.

What we need from you

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
  • 2 years post qualified with experience within local authority MASH and Asssessments teams

If you are passionate about delivering a high standard of social care and would like to work in a supportive forward-thinking environment, we would like to hear from you if you think you meet the requirements.

What you will receive from us

  • Medicare First is a first tier recruitment provider to local authorities so you will have access to opportunities before they reach many other agencies
  • Opportunity as a Medicare First worker to access continued lines of work
  • Excellent rates of pay both (Umbrella companies, Limited Company and PAYE welcomed)
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will manage your registrations through to clearance
  • Quick and Easy Registration Process

It is the policy of the company that no person acting on our behalf shall discriminate in any situation against another individual or group, directly or indirectly, because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief, sex and sexual orientation. Each individual is assessed on merit alone