Children's Social Worker - MASH Team Job In Northumberland

Children's Social Worker - MASH Team

  • £26.51 per hour
  • Northumberland
  • Posted: 06/10/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102339

Job Details

Role: Children’s Social Worker – MASH Team
Location: Northumberland
Pay rate:  £26.51
We are looking for an experienced Children’s Social Worker to work in a triage/MASH function to screen contacts, contact referrers, contact families and make recommendations about next steps in cases.
The successful candidate will have good IT skills and a good knowledge of threshold criteria for early help services and statutory children’s social care
This role is office based, and will be reviewed after an initial 3 months.
The ideal candidate will be:

  • Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
  • Experienced in working with children and families including those from vulnerable groups.
  • Creative, flexible and forward thinking in approach.
  • Knowledgeable of Child Protection legislation and understanding of child protection issues.
  • Constantly striving for continuous improvement to provide the best outcomes for children.
  • Able to use excellent mediation and negotiation skills on behalf of service users.
  • Highly skilled at building meaningful relationships with children and families to engage them in assessments and plans
  • Committed to providing our service users with a high-quality service
  • Experienced in working in a multi-disciplinary, inter-agency  basis
  • 2 years + post qualified experience
In this role you will:
  • Use skills, knowledge, and experience to make full assessment of risks protection and social care needs.
  • Manage an agreed case load.
  • Use specialist communication skills to achieve optimum outcomes for service users.
  • Devise individual care plans, taking account of diversity and promoting dignity and empowerment.
  • Offer advice and support to unqualified staff and students to assist development.
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
  • Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to,
  • easy registration process, referral schemes and incentives, ongoing compliance managed for you, prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.

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