Senior / Specialist Social Worker – Children and Families

MASH Children and Families Team | West London | £38.50p/h  

This Local Authority in West London is looking for an experienced Senior Social Worker within their MASH team.

Key Responsibilities:

-Work with a team of Senior practitioners & triage officers in the MASH, providing guidance, support, and supervision to ensure effective service delivery.

– Conduct comprehensive assessments of children and families referred to the MASH, gathering and analysing relevant information to determine the level of risk and appropriate intervention.

-Collaborate with partner agencies, such as social services, police, health professionals, and education providers, to gather and share information, ensuring a coordinated approach to safeguarding.

-Make informed decisions regarding the need for immediate protection and intervention, ensuring the safety and well-being of children at all times.

Requirements:

– A recognised social work qualification and registration with the relevant professional body.

– Extensive experience working within children’s services, with a focus on safeguarding and child protection.

– Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, threshold decisions, policies, and procedures related to child protection and safeguarding.

– Excellent assessment and analytical skills, with the ability to make informed decisions in complex and challenging situations.

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