Domestic Abuse Specialist Social Worker

Overview

As a qualified and professionally registered Social Worker with Social Work England, you will be a key member of the Multi-agency MASH Team. You will support planning and interventions for children and victims, ensuring they remain at the centre of all interventions and decision making. You will offer case advice, mentoring, coaching and guidance to practitioners as required including co-working and joint visiting.  To be considered for the Domestic Abuse Specialist Social Worker, your application will demonstrate that you:

  • Have a thorough understanding of current legislation and the London Safeguarding Children Procedure and Practice Guidance and be committed to relational practice.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children. Your empathy and compassion will support our decision making within the MASH.
  • Can work under pressure as an individual and as part of a team.

 


What You Will Do

  1. Have a thorough understanding of current legislation and the London Safeguarding Children Procedure and Practice Guidance and be committed to relational practice.
  2. Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children. Your empathy and compassion will support our decision making within the MASH.
  3. Can work under pressure as an individual and as part of a team.

What we can offer you

  • We will support you in your practice and decision making so you never feel alone. Our culture of high support, high challenge provides our workforce with relevant training and learning to undertake great practice and creates spaces for them to learn from others and receive appropriate challenge to help ensure that the decisions they make are the right ones for children and families. The relationship you will build with families in the MASH will be central to the help we can offer and how they will experience and receive this.

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