Social Worker | MASH Team | Hampshire

Caritas Recruitment
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Worker | MASH Team | Hampshire

My client is currently hiring for the MASH Team based in South Hampshire. 2 years post qualified experience plus similar referral/ duty experience is needed.

Interviews are set to take place over this week and next with the hiring manager set to take on at least 2 new people.

This is a popular, thriving team to work for so please get applications in asap.

Email CV's and any questions across to Matthew Bruce (url removed)

Details on the role

The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) provides triage and multi-agency assessment of safeguarding concerns in respect of vulnerable children and adults. It brings together professionals from a range of agencies into an integrated multi-agency team. The MASH team makes assessments and decisions depending on statutory need, child protection or early help. Quicker response times, a co-ordinated approach and better informed decision making ensures that vulnerable children and adults are protected.

What to expect


A faster, more co-ordinated and consistent response to safeguarding concerns about vulnerable children.


A clearer process for the professional or member of the public raising a concern about a vulnerable child.

Closer partnership working, clear accountability and improved multi-agency communications.

Benefits to agencies of the MASH model


Safeguarding of vulnerable childrenis a collective priority.

Quicker response times with a better co-ordinated approach to resources meaning each agency works more effectively and efficiently in their own field of expertise.

A better understanding and appreciation of each others roles and responsibilities, leading to effective multi-agency working.

Development of flexible working patterns and providing enhanced customer service.

Working with Caritas Recruitment offers you a number of benefits including:

* Your own dedicated specialist consultant
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
* Prompt and reliable payroll
* Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
* Free DBS and compliance service
* £200 referral fee